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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.

World news related to Brazil – overview

Brazil: news

VIDEO: Brazil hit by severe flooding

Saturday, September 10th 2011, 1:14

Severe flooding in Brazil has forced thousands of people to leave their homes.
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Brazil eyes Haiti troop pull-out

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 22:27
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Brazil plans to start withdrawing its troops from the UN peacekeeping force in Haiti, Defence Minister Celso Amorim says.
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Brazil makes surprise rate cut

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 11:27

Brazil's central bank unexpectedly cuts its key interest rate to 12% from 12.5%, citing a deterioration in the global economic outlook.
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Dilma's dilemma

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 8:45

Competing demands test Brazil's president
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VIDEO: Brazil's multinational 'commercial church'

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 6:53

Brazil's Universal Church of the Kingdom of God could be described as major faith multinational.
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Desperate to work

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 0:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's jobless generation migrates to Africa and Brazil
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Hopkins film to open London event

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

This year's London Film Festival will open with 360, an ensemble drama from Brazil's Fernando Meirelles starring Jude Law and Sir Anthony Hopkins.
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Zara acts over Brazil sweatshop

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 14:43

Fashion chain Zara says it will strengthen its oversight of production after workers were found toiling in Brazil to make clothes for the label.
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Fourth Brazilian minister resigns

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 2:26
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil's Agriculture Minister Wagner Rossi steps down over what he calls "false accusations" of corruption, the fourth minister to go since President Rousseff took office in January.
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Brazil arrests tourism officials

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 9:29

Brazil's deputy tourism minister Frederico Costa is among more than 30 officials and business leaders arrested in the latest corruption scandal to hit President Dilma Rousseff's government.
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Brazil hope for England friendly

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Belo Horizonte

England could face Brazil in a friendly to celebrate the opening of a new stadium in Belo Horizonte in 2013.
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Chinese carmaker looks to Brazil

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 3:09
related countries: China China, United States United States

Chinese carmaker JAC Motors will build a factory in Brazil, to increase its presence in Latin America's biggest car market.
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Home nations learn World Cup draw

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 20:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales learn their qualifying opponents for the 2014 World Cup finals tournament in Brazil.
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Live - 2014 World Cup qualifying draw

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 17:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales await the qualifying draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Three indicted for Amazon murders

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 4:48

Police in Brazil indict three people for the killing of two prominent environmental activists in the Amazon three months ago.
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Brazil crash out of Copa America

Monday, July 18th 2011, 1:58

Paraguay hold their nerve in a penalty shoot-out against defending champions Brazil to advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America.
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Brazil plane crashes, killing 16

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 14:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A small plane crashes in the city of Recife in north-eastern Brazil, killing all 16 people on board.
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Carrefour's Brazil merger fails

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 8:23
related countries: France France

Brazil's Abilio Diniz suspends plans to merge his supermarket chain Grupo Pao de Acucar with the local arm of France's Carrefour.
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Carrefour shares hit by deal news

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 11:34
related countries: France France

Shares in French supermarket giant Carrefour fall more than 4% on reports that a merger in Brazil may have stalled.
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No takers for Brazil train plan

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 10:41
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil is to hold new bids for a high-speed rail link between Rio and Sao Paulo, officials say, after there were no initial takers for the $24bn project.
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Brazil 2-2 United States (3-5 pens)

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 20:14
related countries: France France, Sweden Sweden, United States United States

The United States beat Brazil 5-3 on penalties to join France, Japan and Sweden in the Women's World Cup semi-finals.
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VIDEO: New cable car ride helps Brazil slum

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 5:23

The cable car ride should take around 16 minutes to cover 6 stops, saving residents hours of walking and bus rides.
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Brazil's transport minister quits

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 1:28

Brazilian Transport Minister Alfredo Nascimento resigns amid newspaper allegations of corruption involving bribes at his ministry.
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'We're not villains'

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 0:23

Brazil's Amazon settlers fear for future
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VIDEO: New oil fuels Brazil's shipping boom

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 22:14

Brazil's maritime industry is booming following the discovery of several significant new oil fields.
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Pao de Acucar battle intensifies

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 9:31
related countries: France France
related places: Pao

The battle between France's Carrefour and Casino over Brazil's Pao de Acucar intensifies as Casino raises its stake in the firm.
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Playing for time

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 8:09

Brazil's 2014 stadiums are behind schedule and over budget
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French food fight for Brazil firm

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 7:34
related countries: France France

Two French food giants are locked in a battle to take over Brazil's number one retailer, Grupo Pao de Acucar.
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VIDEO: Brazilian homeless man takes to tree

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 2:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

The life of one homeless shoe-shiner in Sao Paulo, Brazil, who has chosen to live in a tree to avoid the dangers of staying on the streets.
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Pride on parade

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 11:44

Gay rights and homophobia in Brazil
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Fifa concern over Brazil delays

Friday, June 24th 2011, 14:25

Fifa admit concern over Brazil's World Cup preparations falling behind schedule.
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VIDEO: Mass gay wedding in Brazil

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 12:39

Dozens of gay and lesbian couples tie the knot in Brazil to celebrate newly acquired rights.
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'World's oldest woman', 114, dies

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 21:40

A woman thought to be the world's oldest person has died in Brazil just a few weeks shy of her 115th birthday.
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Clegg seeks greater Brazil trade

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 21:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nick Clegg says the UK should aim to double the value of exports to Brazil as he seeks to develop trade links on a visit to the country.
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Landless activist held in Brazil

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 23:34

Police in Brazil arrest landless activist Jose Rainha Jr on suspicions of misappropriating public funds.
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