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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

Ferrari boss condemns Ecclestone

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 12:37

Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo criticises F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone after the Brazil GP controversy.
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March against Maracana sell-off

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 23:14
related places: Maracana

A protest march is held in Rio against government plans to privatise the city's iconic Maracana stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Rousseff acts on Brazil oil plan

Friday, November 30th 2012, 21:12

Part of a law intended to share royalties from Brazil's oil fields across the country's 26 states is vetoed by President Dilma Rousseff.
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Brazil economy slows unexpectedly

Friday, November 30th 2012, 13:15

Economic growth in Brazil slowed unexpectedly in the three months to September, to just 0.6% versus a year earlier, new data suggests.
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Scolari angers Brazil's bankers

Friday, November 30th 2012, 2:32

The new coach of Brazil's national football team, Luiz Felipe Scolari, says staff at the country's largest public bank have an easy life, sparking a row.
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Scolari reappointed Brazil boss

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 15:12

World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is appointed as Brazil manager and will lead his team at the 2014 World Cup.
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FIA believes Vettel not guilty

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:03

Formula 1's governing body the FIA believes world champion Sebastian Vettel committed no offence during the Brazilian GP.
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How illegal Amazon logging persists

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 2:37

How illegal logging in Brazil's Amazon forests turns 'legal'
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Brazil looks to score overseas shirt sales boost

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 0:09

Brazil football clubs eye overseas kit sales boost
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Hodgson eager for Brazil chance

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson believes England have a good chance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil if they qualify.
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Sao Paulo accused on human rights

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 9:08
related places: Sao Paulo

Authorities in the Brazil's Sao Paulo state are failing to provide security or justice amid a wave of violence, Amnesty International says.
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World Cup infrastructure concerns

Monday, November 26th 2012, 16:33

Fifa's general secretary is pleased with Brazil's work on 2014 WC stadiums but has concerns about the speed of infrastructure work.
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Police murders overshadow Brazil’s World Cup work

Monday, November 26th 2012, 0:29

Police murders overshadow Brazil's World Cup preparations
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New corruption scandal in Brazil

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 1:55
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A group of Brazilian government officials is dismissed after their offices are raided by police investigating allegations of influence peddling.
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Vettel denies feeling pressure

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 20:27
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Sebastian Vettel denies claims by Lewis Hamilton that the pressure of the title battle affected his qualifying form in Brazil.
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England set to meet Brazil in Rio

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 23:34
related places: Rio de Janeiro

England will meet Brazil in a friendly on 2 June at Rio de Janeiro's historic Maracana Stadium, local officials say.
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Hamilton heads Vettel in Brazil

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 13:46
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to fastest time in first practice at the season-ending Brazilian GP.
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I've got nothing to lose - Alonso

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 15:00

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says he has "nothing to lose" as he contests the title with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in Brazil.
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Sharp jump in Sao Paulo murders

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 8:18
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, sees murders more than double in October compared with last year, with 176 killings.
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Sao Paulo security chief resigns

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 15:11
related places: Sao Paulo

The official in charge of public security in Sao Paulo resigns amid a wave of violence in Brazil's largest city.
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Vettel concern for title decider

Monday, November 19th 2012, 9:20

Sebastian Vettel admits he is concerned about his team's reliability problems ahead of the title finale in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Gang violence escalates in Sao Paulo

Friday, November 16th 2012, 4:44
related places: Sao Paulo

Violence is gripping Brazil's biggest city - at least seven people were killed in Sao Paulo in just one night this week.
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VIDEO: Former Lula aide jailed in Brazil

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 4:54

Brazil's Supreme Court sentences former President Lula's chief of staff Jose Dirceu to 10 years and 10 months in jail for corruption.
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Ex-Lula aide sentenced in Brazil

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 1:20
related places: Dirceu

Brazil's Supreme Court sentences former President Lula's chief of staff Jose Dirceu to 10 years and 10 months in jail for corruption.
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VIDEO: Parrot chicks rescued in Brazil

Monday, November 12th 2012, 9:18
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian Federal Police have rescued almost 14,000 illegally captured wild animals so far in 2012 - and macaws and parrots are at particular risk at this time of year.
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More die in Brazil gang violence

Friday, November 9th 2012, 18:21
related places: Brasil, Sao Paulo

At least 13 people are killed in Brasil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, as part of an ongoing conflict between police and a criminal gang.
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Fifa backs Brazil 2013 cup venues

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Six Brazilian cities are given the green light to host the 2013 Confederations Cup - a big test ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil's 'biggest' church opens

Monday, November 5th 2012, 16:30
related places: Sao Paulo

An estimated 50.000 people attend the opening of what is being considered the biggest Catholic church in Brazil: the Mother of God Sanctuary, in Sao Paulo.
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Haddad elected Sao Paulo mayor

Monday, October 29th 2012, 8:53
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil's governing Workers' Party wins control of the country's biggest city as Fernando Haddad elected mayor of Sao Paulo.
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In pictures: 100 years of Sugar Loaf

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 0:24

A century of Brazil's iconic Sugar Loaf cable car
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German conman arrested in Brazil

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 21:03
related countries: Germany Germany

A German man convicted of conning thousands of people with his bogus scientific theories involving gravitational waves is arrested in Brazil.
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Brazilian turns up at own wake

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 7:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian man walks in on his own wake after hearing his family are about to hold his funeral in an extreme case of mistaken identity.
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Black judge to lead Brazil court

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 7:11

Joaquim Barbosa, the judge overseeing the Mensalao corruption trial, is appointed as the first black president of Brazil's Supreme Court.
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Lula aide guilty of corruption

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 6:46
related places: Silva

Brazil's Supreme Court finds former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's chief of staff, Jose Dirceu, guilty of corruption.
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United Health eyes Brazil's Amil

Monday, October 8th 2012, 20:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

United Health Group agrees a deal to take control of Brazilian health insurer and care provider Amil Participacoes for $4.9bn.
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Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes re-elected

Monday, October 8th 2012, 0:01

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is re-elected in the first round of Brazil's local elections, meaning he will be in charge when the city hosts the 2016 Olympics.
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Lula aide 'led corruption scheme'

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 0:40

A judge in Brazil's Supreme Court says President Lula's former chief of staff, Jose Dirceu, led a criminal scheme to buy votes in Congress.
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Brazil vigil marks jail massacre

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 10:09

Hundreds mark the 20th anniversary one of Brazil's most notorious jail massacres, demanding justice for the 111 prisoners killed in Sao Paulo.
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Could chicken row threaten Brazil-South Africa friendship?

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 0:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Chicken dispute threatens South Africa-Brazil friendship
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