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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: news

Dinners blog inspires Brazil teen

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 23:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish school dinners blog inspires Brazilian teenager
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Angry Pistorius misses 200m gold

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 22:18

Oscar Pistorius wants tougher regulations on the length of running blades after suffering a shock loss in the final of the Paralympic T44 200m.
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Brazil trial claims politician

Friday, August 31st 2012, 19:33

A major corruption trial in Brazil over alleged vote-buying in Congress claims its first casualty, as a senior politician pulls out of an election.
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Man City complete deal for Maicon

Friday, August 31st 2012, 15:07

Premier League champions Manchester City sign 31-year-old Brazil right-back Maicon from Inter Milan.
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Brazil cuts interest rates again

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 12:50

Brazil's central bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a record low of 7.5% in an attempt to reignite a stalled economic recovery.
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Brazil public sector strike off

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 19:28

Public workers in Brazil accept a government pay deal and call off a strike that had been causing disruption across the country.
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Work to resume on Belo Monte dam

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Belo Monte

Brazil's Supreme Court approves the resumption on the Belo Monte hydro-electric dam in the Brazilian Amazon, a project opposed by environmentalists.
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Brazil 1970 goalkeeper Felix dies

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 0:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Felix

Tributes are paid in Brazil to Felix, the goalkeeper of the national team that won the 1970 World Cup in Mexico.
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VIDEO: Celebrating Rio de Janeiro's African roots

Friday, August 24th 2012, 23:54

Olympic planning gives chance for Brazil's African heritage
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VIDEO: Can 'Brand USA' bring in tourists?

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 13:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

A marketing campaign aimed at attracting more holiday-makers to the United States is moving into a second phase - with Brazil and South Korea to be targeted with promotional advertising.
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VIDEO: Brazil split on anti-gay attitudes

Friday, August 17th 2012, 10:34

Brazil plays host to some of the biggest and most exuberant gay pride celebrations in the world, but in parts of the country homophobic attacks remain common.
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Brazil 2014 on track say organisers

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 23:12

Brazil works to get ready for the 2014 World Cup
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Brazil announces stimulus plan

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 16:06

Brazil's government unveils the first phase of a major economic stimulus package designed to boost growth in the flagging economy.
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Brazilian court halts work on dam

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 0:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Belo Monte

A federal court in Brazil orders the suspension of work on the huge Belo Monte dam, which will flood a vast area of native forest in the Amazon.
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Brazil prepares new stimulus plan

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 23:05

Brazil's government is set to launch the first in a series of measures that could inject up to $50bn into the economy over the next five years.
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Olympic flag arrives in Brazil

Monday, August 13th 2012, 22:13
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic flag arrives in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, the next host of the Games, a day after the closing ceremony in London.
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VIDEO: Olympic Games 'to transform Brazil'

Monday, August 13th 2012, 15:51

Rio 2016 organisers say the games will mark 'a great transformation' for the country.
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Rio 2016: The race is on to revamp Brazil's party city

Monday, August 13th 2012, 0:06

The race is on to revamp Brazil's party city for Rio 2016
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Mexico shock Brazil to win gold

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 16:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Two goals from Oribe Peralta give Mexico a surprise 2-1 victory over Brazil in the Olympic football final.
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Brazil to play Mexico in final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 21:18
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Mexico Mexico

Brazil will play Mexico in the men's football final after brushing aside the challenge of South Korea at Old Trafford with a 3-0 victory.
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Mexico beat Japan to reach final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 18:13
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea, Mexico Mexico

Mexico will play Brazil or South Korea in the men's Olympic football final after coming from behind to defeat Japan 3-1.
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Spain dismiss match-throw claims

Monday, August 6th 2012, 23:16
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

Spain's men's team deny their collapse in an 88-82 defeat by Brazil was a deliberate attempt to avoid facing the USA.
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Zanetti takes stunning rings gold

Monday, August 6th 2012, 14:05
related countries: China China

Brazil's Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti shocks defending champion Chen Yibing of China to win Olympics rings gold.
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Major Brazil bribery trial starts

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 0:58

One of the biggest corruption trials in Brazil's history starts over a corruption scandal that rocked ex-president Lula's government.
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Q&A: Brazil corruption trial

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 6:22

The background to political corruption case in Brazil
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Unarmed man shot by Brazil police

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 20:39

An investigation is under way in Brazil after police shoot an unarmed man in Rio in a neighbourhood which will host much of the 2016 Olympics.
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Britain shock Brazil to top group

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 20:41
related countries: Canada Canada

Stephanie Houghton scores her third goal in three games at the Olympics as GB beat Brazil to set up a quarter-final against Canada.
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Chavez makes first trip in a year

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 2:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez travels to Brazil on his first official visit abroad since he revealed that he had cancer, more than a year ago.
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Neymar cool on Brazil gold hopes

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 19:17
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Brazil's Neymar plays down the chances of his country winning a first football gold medal despite a brilliant performance in a 3-1 win over Belarus.
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Brazil HIV/Aids strategy 'needs new focus'

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 11:04

Concerns over future of Brazil's acclaimed anti-HIV campaign
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VIDEO: Top chef for Brazil's Olympic athletes

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 10:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Renowned chef Roberta Sudbrack is giving the Brazilian Olympic team a taste of home, with a menu designed to make them remember their 'grandmother's cooking'.
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Man Utd after Sao Paulo's Lucas

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 11:23
related places: Moura

Sir Alex Ferguson confirms that Manchester United are interested in signing Brazil international Lucas Moura.
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Oscar 'undergoes Chelsea medical'

Saturday, July 21st 2012, 6:31

Brazil midfielder Oscar says he has had a medical at Chelsea will only decide his future after the Olympics.
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Team GB suffer defeat by Brazil

Friday, July 20th 2012, 20:38

Great Britain suffer a humbling 2-0 defeat by Brazil at The Riverside in their warm-up match ahead of the Olympics.
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Arrests in Brazil tribal murder

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 22:39

Eight months after indigenous leader Nisio Gomes was shot in Brazil, police arrest 18 people in connection with his murder.
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VIDEO: Brazil prisoners pedal for freedom

Friday, July 13th 2012, 14:59

Inmates in a prison in Brazil are being offered the chance of reduced sentences - in return for generating electricity by pedalling on exercise bicycles.
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'Corrupt' Brazil senator expelled

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 22:35

Brazil's Senate votes to expel Demostenes Torres, an independent senator, over allegations that he has links with a gambling ring.
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VIDEO: Brazil's battle over bottles of wine

Monday, July 9th 2012, 19:53

Brazil's fine wine producers are demanding the government raise taxes on imported bottles of wine to encourage people to buy home-grown brands.
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VIDEO: 'Lost' penguins turn up on Rio beaches

Friday, July 6th 2012, 20:52
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Dozens of young penguins who lost their way during their annual migration to the south of Brazil have ended up on the tropical beaches of Rio de Janeiro.
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