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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

VIDEO: Time running out for World Cup venues

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 12:00

Fifa decides on Tuesday whether to exclude one of the 12 designated World Cup stadia in Brazil from the tournament later this year.
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Brazil jail massacre trial resumes

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 1:08
related places: Sao Paulo

Fifteen policemen go on trial in Brazil, accused of taking part in a 1992 massacre at the Carandiru prison in Sao Paulo that left 111 prisoners dead.
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Hodgson backs 2014 World Cup hosts

Monday, February 17th 2014, 23:19

Roy Hodgson says Brazil will host a successful World Cup despite potential problems with stadiums and protests.
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Fifa issues World Cup venue warning

Friday, February 14th 2014, 13:38

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke issues a warning to host venues of the 2014 World Cup ahead of a visit to Brazil.
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Filming under fire in Brazil

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 20:41
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The perils which claimed a Brazilian cameraman's life
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Arrest over Brazil cameraman death

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 11:53
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Chile Chile

Police arrest a man suspected of throwing a flare which mortally wounded Brazilian TV cameraman Santiago Andrade in northern Bahia state.
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Brazil plan to save armadillos

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 2:22

Brazil says it will present concrete plans to save the three-banded armadillo, the mascot of the football World Cup, by the end of the year.
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VIDEO: Heavy security at Brazil protest

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:44

A heavy police presence has been in force for the latest protests in Rio de Janiero.
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VIDEO: Clashes at Rio fare rise protest

Friday, February 7th 2014, 4:08

Hundreds of people in Brazil have clashed with police during a protest against increased fares for public transport.
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Bodies found on Brazil tribal land

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 13:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police searching Tenharim tribal lands in the Amazon region for three men who went missing in December have found three bodies.
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Line fault 'caused Brazil blackout'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 23:34

A power cut which left millions in Brazil without electricity was caused by a short circuit, not a heat wave, the energy ministry says.
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Governor's son in Sao Paulo shootout

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 8:01
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo say the state governor's son and granddaughter were caught up in a gunfight between their guards and gunmen.
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Rio bridge collapse kills four

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 17:03
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Four people die when a lorry smashes into a pedestrian bridge in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, causing it to collapse onto vehicles below.
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Santa Maria fire families await justice

Monday, January 27th 2014, 13:26

No resolution for Brazil nightclub victims' families
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Brazil probes police unrest shooting

Monday, January 27th 2014, 1:31
related places: Sao Paulo

Authorities in Brazil launch an inquiry into the weekend shooting by police of a man following a protest in Sao Paulo against this year's World Cup.
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Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 16:33
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo arrest dozens of people after a peaceful demonstration against the football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 8:15
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Clashes broke out on the streets after more than 2,000 demonstrators marched in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo against their country's hosting of this year's football World Cup.
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Brazil's 'simple' World Cup problems

Friday, January 24th 2014, 23:01

Brazil plays down concerns about its World Cup preparations
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Barcelona president Rosell resigns

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 20:57
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona, Rosell

The president of Barcelona football club quits after a Spanish court decides to investigate last summer's signing of Brazil forward Neymar.
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Repairs on lightning-hit Rio statue

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 4:47
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Repair work begins on Brazil's famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro after it was damaged by lightning strikes.
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VIDEO: Homeless Brazilians occupy land

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 0:08
related places: Sao Paulo

Thousands of homeless families occupy an area of land in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, calling for more to be done about the housing shortage.
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Fifa threat to World Cup host city

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 20:34
related places: Curitiba

Fifa warns Brazil's World Cup 2014 host city of Curitiba that it could be excluded from the competition unless preparations speed up.
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Brazil has to be ready - Valcke

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 11:02

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke says the pressure is on Brazil to be ready to host this summer's World Cup.
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The Brazilian ranch where Nazis kept slaves

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 1:10
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The farm in Brazil where fascists held black orphans as slaves
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Brazil adds extra World Cup flights

Friday, January 17th 2014, 0:48

Aviation authorities in Brazil have authorised nearly 2,000 extra flights to be scheduled to cope with soaring demand during this year's World Cup.
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Brazil's controversial 'flashmobs'

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 20:21

The controversial flashmobs dividing Brazil
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VIDEO: Brazil police probed over killings

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 2:10

An investigation is under way in Brazil to find out whether a group of policemen went on a three-hour killing spree in an alleged revenge attack.
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Brazil police probed over killings

Monday, January 13th 2014, 23:39

An investigation is under way in Brazil to find out whether a group of policemen went on a three-hour killing spree in an alleged revenge attack.
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VIDEO: Evictions in Brazil ahead of World Cup

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 8:47

Evictions in Rio de Janiero's favelas have been going ahead, despite violence breaking out earlier this week.
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Gunmen kill Brazil church's pastor

Friday, January 10th 2014, 22:35
related places: Belo Horizonte

Police in Brazil say two gunmen killed an evangelical pastor by shooting him at his church in the city of Belo Horizonte.
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Brazilian former slave community fights for land

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 2:29
related countries: Botswana Botswana

One ex-slave community's fight for land in Brazil
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Losing Walcott is a blow - Hodgson

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 18:14

England coach Roy Hodgson says losing Arsenal winger Theo Walcott for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is a blow.
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Brazil badly prepared, says Blatter

Monday, January 6th 2014, 16:06

Fifa president Sepp Blatter accuses host nation Brazil of being badly prepared with five months to go before the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil World Cup plans under fire

Monday, January 6th 2014, 15:46

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has insisted her nation will pull off a successful World Cup, despite Fifa criticism that the hosts started preparations late.
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Brazil tribe returns home after riot

Monday, December 30th 2013, 23:54

Some 150 members of the Tenharim indigenous tribe in northern Brazil return to their lands nearly a week after seeking refuge in a military base.
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