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'Feminism is sexist': The women backing Brazil's Bolsonaro

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 0:39

Jair Bolsonaro may have made sexist comments but he has a strong following among women.
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Brazil museum fire: Prized 'Luzia' fossil skull recovered

Saturday, October 20th 2018, 12:03

It was feared that Luzia, a 12,000-year-old fossil, had been totally lost in the Brazil fire.
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The Venezuelans making a new life in Brazil

Friday, October 19th 2018, 6:42

Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.
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Brazil's ‘school for politicians’ gets a taste of power

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 23:08

Tired of corruption, business people in Brazil come together to forge a new generation of lawmakers.
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Brazil election: Far-right Bolsonaro 'will not soften rhetoric'

Monday, October 8th 2018, 18:01

The winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential poll says he will not tone down his rhetoric.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Far-right candidate wins first round of Brazil election

Monday, October 8th 2018, 10:03

The success of Jair Bolsonaro and his party marks a seismic shift in the country's politics.
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Brazil election front-runner: Trump of the Tropics?

Monday, October 8th 2018, 0:08

Jair Bolsonaro is a divisive figure in Brazil with some voters considering him a threat to democracy.
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Transgender candidate busts stereotypes in Brazil

Friday, October 5th 2018, 1:13

Tifanny Abreu is one of 54 transgender candidates running in Brazil's general election on 7 October.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Large protests against Brazil election front-runner

Sunday, September 30th 2018, 5:15

Tens of thousands of women say "not him" to candidate Jair Bolsonaro ahead of next week's election.
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Brazil indigenous group bets on 'golden fruit'

Sunday, September 30th 2018, 0:48

A rare variety of cocoa growing on its land is a ray of hope for an indigenous community in Brazil.
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Jair Bolsonaro: The candidate dividing friends in Brazil

Friday, September 28th 2018, 21:34

Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro provokes contempt and admiration in Brazil.
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'Hezbollah treasurer' Barakat arrested in Brazil border city

Saturday, September 22nd 2018, 0:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US says Assad Ahmad Barakat has laundered money for the Lebanese militant group in South America.
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Teodorin Obiang: '$16m seized' from E Guinea leader's son

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:49

Police in Brazil found $1.5m in cash and luxury watches worth $15m in two bags, local media say.
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Why does this town in Brazil have so many twins?

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 23:08

Cândido Godói is a village of 7,000 inhabitants in the south of Brazil that has a phenomenal number of twin births.
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Lula: Jailed ex-leader pulls out of Brazil election

Wednesday, September 12th 2018, 10:03

His Workers' Party is now counting on a relatively unknown candidate to win the presidency.
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Brazil's Lula: Saint or sinner?

Wednesday, September 12th 2018, 0:37

A closer look at the career of the metalworker turned president who has dominated Brazil's politics.
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Brazil candidate Jair Bolsonaro to undergo 'major surgery'

Tuesday, September 11th 2018, 8:29

Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right candidate in Brazil's presidential election, was stabbed at a rally.
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Museum artefacts saved from Brazil fire

Monday, September 10th 2018, 3:16
related countries: Isle of Man Isle of Man

Scheila and Douglas Alvarenga acted quickly to save papers they discovered after the fire.
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Venezuela migrants flee back across border with Brazil

Monday, September 10th 2018, 1:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Boa Vista

Migrants are fearful after a mob attacked and killed a man in the Brazilian city of Boa Vista.
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Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's presidential front-runner, stabbed at rally

Friday, September 7th 2018, 12:41

Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right presidential hopeful, arrived in hospital "almost dead", his son says.
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Brazilian politician stabbed at rally

Friday, September 7th 2018, 12:19
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The front-runner in Brazil's presidential election is hospitalised after being attacked.
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Brazil museum fire: Drone footage

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 23:39

Footage from the air shows the devastation caused by a huge blaze.
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Brazil museum fire: Funding cuts blamed as icon is gutted

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 20:46

The fire wrecked Brazil's main museum and one of the region's largest natural history collections.
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Fabled meteorite among treasures at risk from Brazil fire

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 15:52

The National Museum in Rio is home to millions of items but which are the key ones at risk?
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National Museum of Brazil consumed by fire

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 9:53
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazil's national museum hit by huge fire

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 8:33

The National Museum of Brazil, home to some 20m items spanning centuries, is devastated.
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Creating start-ups against the odds in Brazil

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 0:10

Brazil has a slow, bureaucratic tech scene - but some entrepreneurs say if you persist, it pays off.
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Lula: Brazil's jailed ex-leader barred from presidential race by electoral court

Saturday, September 1st 2018, 4:07

Brazil's top electoral court rules that the jailed ex-president cannot stand in October's election.
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Venezuela crisis: Brazil to send army to safeguard border

Wednesday, August 29th 2018, 6:18
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Venezuela Venezuela

Brazilian soldiers will be sent to "guarantee law and order" after an influx of Venezuelan migrants.
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Venezuela crisis: 'We never thought it would come to this'

Thursday, August 23rd 2018, 5:02

Two Venezuelans in Brazil say despite losing everything in clashes on the border they are determined to stay.
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Fifa corruption: Brazil's Jose Maria Marin jailed for four years

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, 20:00

A former head of Brazil's football association is jailed for four years for corruption after being convicted of accepting bribes.
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Venezuela crisis: More migrants cross into Brazil despite attacks

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 4:03
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The number of people crossing the border increases, as Venezuela tries to stabilise its economy.
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Venezuela crisis: Brazil deploys troops after migrant attacks

Sunday, August 19th 2018, 23:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Security is stepped up after migrants fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis were attacked.
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Lula registered as Brazil presidency candidate

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 21:28
related countries: Botswana Botswana

It is still unlikely that the former Brazilian president will be allowed to run from prison.
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Ronaldo: Brazilian World Cup winner in hospital with pneumonia

Monday, August 13th 2018, 5:32
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo says he will be discharged on Monday after being admitted to hospital in Ibiza with pneumonia.
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Venezuela crisis: Brazil briefly shuts border to migrants

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 7:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The border is open again after an order to turn away fleeing Venezuelan migrants was overturned.
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Welcome to Twin Town!

Friday, July 13th 2018, 12:11

Cândido Godói is a village in Brazil with ten times more twins than the national average
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Lula: Judge overrules order for the Brazil ex-president's release

Sunday, July 8th 2018, 23:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A judge orders the release of the former president on appeal, but it is soon overruled.
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World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 16:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Neymar scores one goal and plays a key role in the second as Brazil beat Mexico to reach a seventh consecutive World Cup quarter-final.
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Russian women duped in sexist videos by Brazil fans

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 10:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Portugal Portugal, Russia Russia

Russian women, tricked by Brazilian fans to say crude words in Portuguese on camera, are now being shamed by extremists.
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Mike Pence is a 'poisonous viper', Venezuela's Maduro says

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 7:05
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Nicolás Maduro lashes out at the US vice-president over his visit to Venezuelan migrants in Brazil.
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World Cup 2018: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

Sunday, June 17th 2018, 20:47
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Philippe Coutinho's superb goal is not enough for Brazil who are held by Switzerland in their World Cup opener.
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World Cup 2018: Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony

Thursday, June 14th 2018, 16:30
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

Brazil legend Ronaldo and British popstar Robbie Williams got the 2018 World Cup in Russia under way with the opening ceremony in Moscow.
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Russia 2018: Chinese firms fill World Cup sponsorship gap

Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 4:30
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

The value of World Cup sponsorship has dropped between the 2014 event in Brazil and this year's in Russia, says Nielsen.
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Inside the secret world of Brazil's WhatsApp abortions

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 23:38

A messaging group seeks to help women who want to end a pregnancy.
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