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News: Brazil

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: news

Scolari says win could unite Brazil

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 6:34
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Luiz Felipe Scolari describes Brazil's Confederations Cup semi-final against Uruguay as "crucial" for his country.
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VIDEO: Brazilians want 'actions not words'

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 2:59
related places: Sao Paulo

Protests have continued in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, one day after President Dilma Rousseff proposed what she called "five pacts" meant to reduce unrest.
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Brazil leader promises reform vote

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 12:00

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff says she will boost spending and hold a referendum on political reform, in a bid to halt nationwide protests.
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Brazil 'will definitely host World Cup'

Monday, June 24th 2013, 22:42

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke says the 2014 World Cup will definitely be staged in Brazil and it can "be the best".
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Brazil president meets protesters

Monday, June 24th 2013, 19:36

President Dilma Rousseff meets protest leaders, as two women are killed in the latest wave of demonstrations to hit Brazil.
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Brazil protests on smaller scale

Monday, June 24th 2013, 0:19

Protests resume in several cities across Brazil, but on a smaller scale than in the past few days.
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Uruguay 8-0 Tahiti

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 22:58
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Luis Suarez scores twice as Uruguay hammer Tahiti to earn a place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals against Brazil.
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Italy 2-4 Brazil

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 21:26
related countries: Italy Italy

Neymar scores his third goal of the Confederations Cup as Brazil qualify top of Group A after beating Italy.
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Scarred Brazil hopeful of World Cup success

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 10:48

'War zone' Brazil still hopeful of World Cup success
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Rousseff to give address over unrest

Friday, June 21st 2013, 22:57

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is set to address the nation over the country's worst unrest in two decades after holding an emergency meeting.
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VIDEO: Chaos at Brazil's 'million man march'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 22:41

More than one million people have taken to the streets and at least one person has died during the biggest night so far of anti-government protests in Brazil.
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Brazil protests 'won't affect cup'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 16:13

Fifa denies the Confederations Cup could be cancelled because of protests involving one million people in Brazil.
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Million join latest Brazil protests

Friday, June 21st 2013, 4:17

More than a million people take part in wide-ranging and growing protests across Brazil, with violent clashes in many cities.
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VIDEO: Brazilians 'among world's happiest' says envoy

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 18:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil's Ambassador to Britain has said that, despite the ongoing protests, recent research shows that Brazilians are content with their lives and have a positive view of the future.
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VIDEO: Brazil's protests - in 90 seconds

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 13:14

Alastair Leithead reports on the unrest across Brazil, which was sparked by transport price hikes but has now grown into broader discontent
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VIDEO: Violent protests mar Brazil match

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 5:15
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Fortaleza

Brazilian police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse some protesters in the city of Fortaleza, as unrest continues across the country.
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Violent protests mar Brazil match

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 22:59
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Mexico Mexico
related places: Fortaleza

Protesters clash with police in Brazil's city of Fortaleza ahead of a football match against Mexico, as public discontent over poor public services widens.
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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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