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We have started to collect the most important news related to Brazil in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Brazil 2-0 Mexico

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 21:46
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Neymar-inspired Brazil defeat Mexico to secure the hosts' place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.
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VIDEO: Military police deployed in Brazil

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 16:52

Military police are being deployed in several cities in Brazil to help control a wave of violent protests.
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Brazil sends force to quell unrest

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 13:51

Brazil is to send a national security force to five major cities to help restore order after massive protests, the justice ministry says.
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VIDEO: 'Made in Peru' World Cup shirts

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 10:42
related countries: Peru Peru

Clothing manufacturers in Peru expect to make bumper profits next year by making football shirts for global fans descending on Brazil for the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Violence erupts at Sao Paulo protest

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 6:27
related places: Sao Paulo

There were disturbances across Brazil's biggest city on Tuesday, with protesters targeting shops, banks and the opera house.
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Brazil clashes after Rousseff praise

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 4:37
related places: Sao Paulo

Riot police and demonstrators clash in new protests in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, after President Rousseff praises the protests' aims.
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VIDEO: Protests spread throughout Brazil

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 20:09
related places: Sao Paulo

Tens of thousands of people have marched through Sao Paulo as protests spread across the country over rising public transport prices and the cost of staging the 2014 World Cup.
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Arrest in US football dribbler death

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 17:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon, Seattle

An Oregon motorist suspected of fatally running down a US man on a quest to dribble a football from Seattle to Brazil for charity is arrested.
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Protests spread throughout Brazil

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 15:02
related places: Sao Paulo

As many as 200,000 people march through Brazil's biggest cities, as protests over public transport costs and the expense of the World Cup spread.
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Australia, Iran & S Korea in World Cup

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 14:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Australia, South Korea and Iran qualify from the Asian Football Confederation for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Footage shows family caught in protest

Monday, June 17th 2013, 15:48
related countries: Japan Japan

A family of Japanese tourists is caught in clashes between police and protestors on Saturday, shortly before the Confederations Cup's opening match between Brazil and Japan at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium.
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VIDEO: Brazilians protest against World Cup

Monday, June 17th 2013, 8:33
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

Hundreds of protesters in Brazil have clashed with riot police near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium.
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Maracana protest ends in clashes

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 22:28
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

Hundreds of protesters in Brazil clash with riot police near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium before a Confederations Cup match.
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Brazil cup protests see 39 injured

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 13:19

Brazil's opening match in the Confederations Cup is affected by protests at the money spent to stage the World Cup.
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Brazil 3-0 Japan

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 21:15
related countries: Japan Japan

Neymar's spectacular goal sets hosts Brazil on their way to victory over Japan in the opening game of the Confederations Cup.
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Brazil invests $1.2bn in Rio favelas

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 4:10
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, announces an investment of more than $1.2bn in favelas, or shanty towns, in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
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Cup to go ahead despite protests

Friday, June 14th 2013, 21:26

Fifa is confident the opening match of the Confederations Cup will go ahead, despite protests in Brazil.
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Brazilian indigenous man shot dead

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 19:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Guarani

A man from the Guarani-Kaiowa ethnic group is shot dead in an area disputed by cattle ranchers near an indigenous reserve in western Brazil.
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Nigeria settle bonus payment dispute

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 18:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria will play in the Confederations Cup in Brazil after a dispute about bonus payments is settled.
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Brazil 'on alert' over Ecuador spill

Monday, June 10th 2013, 2:38
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Ecuador Ecuador

Brazil is "on alert" over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon, officials say.
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VIDEO: How Brazil is fighting malnutrition

Friday, June 7th 2013, 22:21

Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, has long been known for its crippling inequality but the country's made huge improvements in recent years.
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Brazil drops 'happy prostitute' ads

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 22:56

Brazil's Health Ministry removes a controversial health campaign from its website after criticism that it glorified prostitution.
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Japan qualify for 2014 World Cup

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 14:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Japan become the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup alongside hosts Brazil following a 1-1 draw against Australia.
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Barcelona complete Neymar transfer

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 18:51
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona, Santos

Brazil striker Neymar signs a five-year deal at Barcelona after signing from Santos for a fee of £48.6m (57m euros).
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Oxlade-Chamberlain 'lifted England'

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 7:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson praises Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for giving England an "added dimension" in their 2-2 draw against Brazil.
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Brazil 2-2 England

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 21:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Maracana

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Wayne Rooney score as England earn a draw after being outclassed by Brazil at the Maracana.
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Brazilian tribe re-occupies farm

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 20:10
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Mato Grosso

Members of the Terena indigenous group in Brazil return to a farm in Mato Grosso do Sul they had occupied and were evicted from amid deadly clashes.
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Brazil stadium row highlights tensions

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 14:32
related places: Maracana

Maracana problems highlight Brazil's tricky ties with Fifa
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VIDEO: Inside the Maracana stadium in Rio

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 14:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Maracana

A friendly football match between England and Brazil at the Maracana stadium, which had been postponed by a judge because of safety fears, is now back on.
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Brazil-England friendly 'to go ahead'

Friday, May 31st 2013, 9:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

England's friendly football match in Brazil on Sunday is to go ahead after a judge revokes a suspension over safety concerns, the Rio government says.
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VIDEO: Brazil-England match given go-ahead

Friday, May 31st 2013, 5:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

England's friendly with Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday has been suspended over safety concerns at the recently renovated Maracana stadium.
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African cadets homesick in Brazil

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 23:52

The African navy cadets learning the lingo and training in Brazil
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Brazil 'cancels' most African debt

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 21:30

Brazil says it will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£600m) worth of debt owed by African countries, to boost economic ties with the continent.
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VIDEO: Brazilian inmates knit for a better future

Friday, May 17th 2013, 15:55
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Inmates at a Brazil jail have taken to knitting in an enterprise with a local fashion designer which sees them earn one day off their sentence for every three days spent knitting.
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US man dies dribbling ball to Brazil

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 10:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

An American man trying to dribble a football from Seattle to Brazil for the 2014 Brazil World Cup is killed by a truck less than two weeks into his trip.
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Brazil paves way for gay marriage

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 23:06

Brazil's judiciary rules that marriage licenses cannot be denied to same-sex couples, as Congress debates full legalisation of gay marriage.
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Brazil judge unblocks Maracana sale

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 1:13
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

A Rio de Janeiro court overturns an order to block the controversial concession of Brazil's iconic Maracana stadium to a group of private firms.
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