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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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Boleto hack may lose Brazil $3.75bn

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 14:53
related countries: United States United States

Researchers from an American security company have unearthed a substantial malware-based fraud ring that has potentially stolen $3.75bn from users of payment method Boleto.
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Colombians get time off to see match

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 11:45
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Government workers in Colombia are given Friday afternoon off to watch the national squad play Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Brazil's currency marks 20 years

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 14:43

Brazil's currency, the real, that helped end decades of rampant inflation, reaches its 20th anniversary, as the country struggles with an anaemic economy.
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Nigeria coach Keshi resigns after exit

Monday, June 30th 2014, 22:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi resigns and Joseph Yobo retires after the Super Eagles' exit from the World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: S Korea players pelted with toffees

Monday, June 30th 2014, 14:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's World Cup team had a very sombre homecoming on Monday, after the squad failed to win any of its three games in Brazil and was knocked out in the group stages.
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Indonesia sees massive deforestation

Monday, June 30th 2014, 9:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A new study using satellite images shows that Indonesia has surpassed Brazil in deforestation rate for the first time.
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Costa Ricans celebrate historic win

Monday, June 30th 2014, 8:29
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Tens of thousands in Costa Rica celebrate the national team's dramatic qualification for the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil's singing gauchos

Sunday, June 29th 2014, 23:26

Brazil's music festivals that celebrate cowboy traditions
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Scolari hopeful over Neymar injury

Sunday, June 29th 2014, 8:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes Neymar will be fit to face Colombia in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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Brazilian relief masks underlying tensions

Sunday, June 29th 2014, 6:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil's narrow win keeps lid on boiling pot of emotions
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We are closing in on heaven - Scolari

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 23:03
related countries: Chile Chile

Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil are three games from "heaven" after beating Chile on penalties in the World Cup.
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Brazil 1-1 Chile (3-2 pens)

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 19:55
related countries: Chile Chile

Hosts Brazil knock Chile out of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in the second round with a 3-2 win on penalties.
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The story of Brazil's 'sacred jersey'

Friday, June 27th 2014, 23:33

How Brazil came to wear its iconic golden yellow shirt
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Can Chile cause the ultimate upset?

Friday, June 27th 2014, 18:28
related countries: Chile Chile, Spain Spain

During the group stage, Chile shocked Spain and impressed the world. Now La Roja are planning to spoil Brazil's party.
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Chris Kamara catches Brazilian thief

Friday, June 27th 2014, 17:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Football pundit and former Leeds United star Chris Kamara chases down a suspected thief at the World Cup in Brazil.
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Nigeria boycott training in money row

Friday, June 27th 2014, 9:36
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's World Cup squad refused to train on Thursday because of a row over bonus payments for their performance in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Harry visits addicts in Brazil's 'crack land'

Friday, June 27th 2014, 5:11
related places: Sao Paulo

As part of his tour of South America, Prince Harry visited an area of Sao Paulo, known as 'crack land', where he learned about a government project to cut down on crack cocaine addiction.
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US halts work for Germany clash

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 19:52
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Parts of the US came to a standstill as people took time out from work to watch their team lose 1-0 but still advance to the World Cup last 16.
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VIDEO: Giving birth naturally in Brazil

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 14:35

Over 50% of all births are by Caesarean in Brazil, but some women are determined to defy the trend and give birth naturally.
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VIDEO: Can you trust your sunglasses?

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 14:25

Scientists in Brazil have developed a quick way to make sure your sunglasses are protecting your eyes from the sun's harmful rays.
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Cameroon orders World Cup inquiry

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 13:55
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Cameroon President Paul Biya calls for an investigation into the country's poor performance at the World Cup in Brazil.
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Ghana sends $3m cash to World Cup team

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 12:51
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's government sends more than $3m (£1.8m) cash in a plane to Brazil to pay the national team's players.
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Brazil land investors lose millions

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hundreds of British investors are looking to take legal action to recover lost money after being convinced to buy land in Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup.
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VIDEO: How Brazil makes world class players

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 8:38

Many of the stars of Brazil's football teams have risen from poverty and humble surroundings to become world famous stars.
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Suarez in World Cup 'bite' controversy

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:31
related countries: Italy Italy, Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay's Luis Suarez appears to bite Giorgio Chiellini during a match which sees Italy knocked out of the World Cup.
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Does US really have most fans in Brazil?

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:09
related countries: United States United States

Does the US really have the most fans at the World Cup?
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World Cup: Cameroon 1-4 Brazil

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 22:23
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Two goals from Neymar help hosts Brazil reach the last 16 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup, where they will meet Chile.
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Polio virus sample found in Brazil

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 17:55

The World Health Organization says it found a strain of the polio virus at an international airport in Brazil in March, but there are no human cases.
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VIDEO: Inside Dutch football fans' campsite

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 16:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A massive campsite just for Dutch football fans has been set up in the south of Brazil's largest city.
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Deadly shoot-out in Rio de Janeiro

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 14:48
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Three people have died after a shoot-out in a shanty town in Rio de Janeiro as Brazil hosts tens of thousands of visitors for the football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazilian nail art for World Cup

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 23:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Football fans often paint their faces in team colours, but nail salons in Brazil are now offering special designs for the World Cup.
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Brazil's Rousseff backed for re-run

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 20:54

The governing Workers Party in Brazil officially endorses President Dilma Rousseff to run for re-election in October.
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VIDEO: Huge sinkhole near World Cup stadium

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 10:13

Residents have been evacuated from a favela near a World Cup stadium in Brazil, after a huge sinkhole opened up.
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Brazilians who avoid the World Cup

Friday, June 20th 2014, 15:44

Not everyone in Brazil is a fan of the beautiful game
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VIDEO: Chile fans: 'We are not criminals'

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 14:33
related countries: Chile Chile, Spain Spain
related places: Maracana

A group of 88 Chilean football fans are told they have to leave Brazil after they forced their way into the press centre at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday in a bid to watch their team play Spain.
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VIDEO: Capoeira lessons for children of DRC

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Impoverished children of the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking lessons in capoeira - a mix of martial arts and dance associated with Brazil.
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England will attack Uruguay - Hodgson

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 21:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson says England will attack Uruguay in Thursday's crucial group game even though defeat could send them out.
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