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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

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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VIDEO: Air France crash report awaited

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 6:02
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

The final report is due to be released into the crash on an Air France airliner in June 2009, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil, killing 228 people.
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Niger diplomat stranded in Brazil

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 11:18
related countries: Niger Niger

A Niger diplomat, who has been mugged and stranded in Brazil weeks after the end of the Rio+20 talks, is helped by airport worker.
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Are Spain the best team of all time?

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 1:35

Have Spain's Euro heroes eclipsed the Brazil legends?
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VIDEO: Life inside Rio's slum city

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 1:31
related places: Rocinha

David Shukman takes a walk through the streets of Brazil's largest favela, Rocinha, to see how life has changed there since the original Rio Earth Summit in 1992.
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VIDEO: Rio +20 outcome 'disappointing'

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 22:00

The UN conference on sustainable development is coming to a close in Rio, Brazil, amid widespread criticism that little has been achieved.
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Brazil and Chile airlines merge

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 20:25
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's Lan airline completes a takeover of Brazil's Tam after two years of negotiations to create the world's second biggest carrier, Latam.
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China and Brazil in currency deal

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 4:52
related countries: China China

China and Brazil agree a currency swap deal in a bid to safeguard against any global financial crisis and strengthen trade ties.
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Prince in climate change warning

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 21:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Prince of Wales warns of the "catastrophic" consequences of inaction on issues such as climate change, at a UN sustainability conference in Brazil.
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Milan reject record Silva offer

Friday, June 15th 2012, 9:56
related countries: France France
related places: Silva

AC Milan turn down a world record offer for a defender from Paris St-Germain for Brazil international Thiago Silva.
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Shell shelves Brazil biofuel plan

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 0:08

A biofuel venture set up by Shell in Brazil is to give up plans to buy sugar cane grown illegally in ancestral indigenous lands.
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Brazil tries to curb crime wave

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 18:47
related places: Sao Paulo

Some 400 extra policemen are deployed in the streets of Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, to deal with a wave of robberies at bars and restaurants.
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VIDEO: Millions join Brazil's Gay Pride parade

Monday, June 11th 2012, 17:32
related places: Sao Paulo

Over three million people take to the the streets of Sao Paulo for Brazil's Gay Pride parade
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Brazil head hails forest policies

Monday, June 11th 2012, 14:53

Brazil is "privileged" to have the world's biggest rainforest and can be proud of its conservation efforts, says President Dilma Rousseff.
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Brazil's giant garden of art

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 0:39

Brazil park sets giant works amid nature
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Brazil's biggest landfill closes

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 18:56
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's biggest open-air landfill closes in Rio de Janeiro, a move welcomed by environmentalists but not by those working at the dump.
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In pictures: Lives of leprosy patients in Brazil

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 0:46

Lives of leprosy patients in Brazil
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