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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 Mensalao jailings begin

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 0:19

Brazil starts jailing high-profile politicians convicted last year in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" (big monthly allowance).
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Amazon destruction up by 28% in year

Friday, November 15th 2013, 11:40

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon increased by 28% between August 2012 and last July, after four years of steady decline.
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World Cup place on line - Lampard

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Midfielder Frank Lampard admits he is fighting for his place in the England squad at the World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Brazil upholds corruption jail terms

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 5:28

Brazil's Supreme Court rules that most of the 25 people convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial should start their prison sentences.
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Uruguay thrash Jordan in World Cup tie

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 17:22
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Amman

Uruguay thrash Jordan 5-0 in Amman to take control of their World Cup play-off tie for next year's finals in Brazil.
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World Cup anti-doping solution found

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 18:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Fifa will use an accredited laboratory in Switzerland to analyse blood and urine samples from the World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil probes Google data collection

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 22:43

Brazil demands an explanation from internet giant Google about private wi-fi data allegedly collected while photographing for its Street View maps.
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Bieber charged over graffiti stunt

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 1:18
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Police in Brazil charge Justin Bieber with illegally spraying graffiti on the wall of an abandoned hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
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2014 glory beyond England - Eriksson

Monday, November 4th 2013, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former boss Sven-Goran Eriksson writes off England's chances of winning the World Cup in Brazil next summer.
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Germany and Brazil in UN spy draft

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 1:52
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Brazil and Germany submit a draft resolution to the UN calling for the right to privacy in the digital age, amid a bitter row over US espionage.
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VIDEO: Babies welcome in 'Mum's Cinema'

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 0:40

A group of mothers in Brazil has set up an initiative called ''Mum's Cinema'' which allows them to take their babies along with them as they watch the latest film releases.
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VIDEO: Violence flares in Brazil's Sao Paulo

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 4:19
related places: Sao Paulo

There have been violent scenes in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, for a second consecutive night.
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Brazil to export low-cost vaccine

Monday, October 28th 2013, 21:12

Brazil announces plans to produce 30 million doses of a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine a year for export to developing countries.
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Giant armadillos provide for others

Monday, October 28th 2013, 1:16

Giant armadillos in Brazil provide homes for many other species
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Maid to entrepreneur: Rising out of poverty in Brazil

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 0:54

One woman's rise out of a life of poverty in Brazil
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Brazil 'torture' police identified

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 21:30
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Prosecutors in Brazil name four police officers accused of torturing a bricklayer in Rio de Janeiro in a case that shocked the country.
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VIDEO: Lone bid wins Brazil oil auction

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 0:51
related countries: China China

The rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield have been won at an auction - by a consortium led by state-run Petrobras and backed by Total, Shell and Chinese firms.
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Lone bid wins Brazil oilfield rights

Monday, October 21st 2013, 21:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield are auctioned to the sole bidder - a Brazilian-led consortium - amid angry clashes in Rio.
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England to face Denmark in March

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:03
related countries: Denmark Denmark

England will play a friendly against Denmark at Wembley in March ahead of next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 0:44

A fire in Brazil's largest port burns some 180,000 tonnes of raw sugar and pushes world prices to a one-year high.
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VIDEO: Brazil oilfield to be auctioned

Friday, October 18th 2013, 19:08
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A huge oilfield near Rio de Janeiro is to be auctioned in a move which could boost Brazil's economy.
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Brazil army to guard oil rights sale

Friday, October 18th 2013, 18:13

Union leaders in Brazil attack a decision to deploy troops to guarantee security for a controversial oil exploration rights auction.
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Brazilian oil workers on strike

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 23:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Union leaders say 90% of Brazil's state oil company are on strike against planned auctions for rights to explore the huge offshore Libra oilfield.
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Who is the true father of football in Brazil?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 22:56

Scot vying for title of man who took football to Brazil
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England will not be World Cup seed

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 12:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England rise to 10th in the Fifa rankings, but will not be one of eight seeded teams at next year's World Cup in Brazil.
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Is Brazil the target of industrial espionage?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 0:24
related countries: United States United States

Why US security agency is taking an interest in Brazil
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Hodgson plays down World Cup chances

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson says England are not one of the favourites to win next summer's World Cup in Brazil.
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Clashes at Brazil teacher protest

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 3:21

Protesters clash with police in Brazil's largest cities, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, following peaceful marches in support of striking teachers.
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Bosnia-Hercegovina seal Brazil place

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 23:27
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania Lithuania

Bosnia-Hercegovina qualify for their first World Cup finals as an independent nation after beating Lithuania 1-0.
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VIDEO: Blind ballerinas on path to stardom

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:25

A company of ballerinas entirely made up of blind or visually impaired dancers is winning plaudits in Brazil for their performances.
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Arrest warrants issued for Zambia trio

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 15:27
related countries: China China, Zambia Zambia

Zambia issues arrest warrants for three international players who missed the 2-0 friendly defeat by Brazil in China.
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Brazil plans secure email service

Monday, October 14th 2013, 11:26

Brazil's president announces plans to create a secure email service to protect its citizens and businesses against foreign espionage.
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Brazilian police probe riot rumours

Friday, October 11th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Pedrinhas

Police in Brazil's northern Maranhao state investigate rumours which spread panic after a riot that killed nine at the Pedrinhas prison.
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Brazil prison fight leaves 13 dead

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 12:11
related places: Pedrinhas

A fight between members of rival gangs in Pedrinhas prison in north-eastern Brazil leaves 13 people dead and at least 30 injured.
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Protests at Brazil World Cup venue

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:07
related places: Cuiaba

Protesters demanding more investment on health and education interrupt a visit to the Arena Pantanal, in Cuiaba, by Fifa's Jerome Valcke.
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VIDEO: Protests at Brazil World Cup venue

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 2:08

Protesters in Brazil have disrupted an official visit to a football stadium being built for next year's World Cup.
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VIDEO: Violence mars Brazil demonstration

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 8:29

Several people are injured in an explosion during the latest demonstration in Brazil.
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Brazil anger over Canada spy claims

Monday, October 7th 2013, 20:02
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Brazil summons the Canadian ambassador for explanations over the latest electronic spying accusations leaked by the former US contractor, Edward Snowden.
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Ten Rio police charged with murder

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 4:36
related places: Rocinha, Souza

Prosecutors in Brazil charge 10 police officers with the murder of Amarildo de Souza, who disappeared from the Rocinha favela in Rio in July.
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England will avoid doomsday - Hodgson

Friday, October 4th 2013, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson believes England will avoid the "doomsday" scenario of not reaching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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