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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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Brazil: news

Messi 'sorry' Neymar misses Copa

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 9:29
related places: Barcelona

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is "sorry" banned Brazil forward and Barcelona team-mate Neymar will miss the Copa America.
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Petrobras case nets top businessmen

Friday, June 19th 2015, 15:33

The head of two of Brazil's leading construction firms are arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
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Brazil 0-1 Colombia

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 2:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Neymar and Carlos Bacca are sent off after the final whistle as Brazil lose to Colombia at the Copa America.
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VIDEO: Flamingo fitted with prosthetic leg

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 3:00

A flamingo in Brazil has been fitted with a prosthetic leg.
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Prosecutors target Amazon evictions

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 0:11

Federal prosecutors in Brazil say the government must stop the eviction of communities from an area of the Amazon jungle that will be flooded for a dam.
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Brazil 2-1 Peru

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 23:58
related countries: Isle of Man Isle of Man, Peru Peru

Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.
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VIDEO: Brazilian football 'deeply sick'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 11:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A leading football reform group in Brazil has described the national game as "sick" and in need of a complete overhaul in the wake of the Fifa corruption scandal.
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Brazil overturns biography 'ban'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 9:17

Brazil's Supreme Court overturns a law which allowed the subjects of unauthorised biographies to block publication.
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Brazil legend Zico wants Fifa role

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 20:36

Brazil legend Zico says he intends to stand for the presidency of crisis-hit Fifa as it is his "duty".
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Brazil Women 2-0 South Korea Women

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 7:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Marta becomes the Women's World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer by netting in Brazil's victory over South Korea.
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Seven new tiny frog species found

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 11:00

Scientists discover seven new species of tiny frog living on seven different mountains in south-eastern Brazil.
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Latin Americans open Fifa enquiries

Friday, May 29th 2015, 0:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.
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Competition fever hits Brazil's bars

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 23:00

The serious business of serving bar snacks in Brazil
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Petrobras ex-manager sentenced

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 22:38

A former Petrobras executive was sentenced in Brazil to five years in prison for money laundering.
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Runaway mafia boss held in Brazil

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 17:54
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.
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The man standing up for young offenders in Brazil

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 23:54

How to deal with Brazil's young offenders
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China to invest $50bn in Brazil

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 23:51

China is planning to invest up to $50bn (£32bn) in Brazil for new infrastructure projects - including a new Pacific-Atlantic railway link.
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Messi best of all time - Guardiola

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 23:28
related places: Barcelona

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola compares Lionel Messi to Brazil legend Pele after Barcelona reached the Champions League final.
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Pele leaves hospital after surgery

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 22:39

Brazil legend and three-time World Cup winner Pele leaves hospital in Sao Paolo after undergoing prostrate surgery.
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Pele undergoes prostate surgery

Friday, May 8th 2015, 15:36

Brazil legend Pele undergoes surgery for a prostate condition, six months after having kidney stones removed.
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Arrests over Brazil football deaths

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 17:23
related places: Sao Paulo

A policeman and a former policeman are arrested in connection with last month's murder of eight people at a Corinthians football fan club in Sao Paulo.
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Probe into Brazil's former president

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 11:53
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Silva

Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
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Surge in Brazil dengue fever cases

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 9:49

Brazil registers nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever with nine states experiencing an epidemic, officials say.
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Kaka wants Brazil Copa America spot

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 18:54

Kaka says he can help Brazil in the Copa America as they prepare for their first tournament since last year's World Cup.
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Anger over Indonesia executions

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 15:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Indonesia Indonesia

Australia recalls its ambassador and Brazil expresses "deep dismay" after their citizens are executed in Indonesia for drug crimes.
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Deadly landslide in north-east Brazil

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 23:56
related places: Salvador

The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.
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Brazilian torture survivor dies

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 0:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
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GM revenues hit by Russia and Brazil

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 13:32
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US car giant General Motors reports a fall in first quarter revenues, following lower demand from Brazil and Russia.
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VIDEO: The cost of Brazil's oil corruption

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 7:03

Brazil's state-run oil company, Petrobras, has released its financial results for the last year, which include $2bn (£1.3bn) written off due to corruption.
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Eight killed at Brazil football club

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 22:33
related places: Sao Paulo

Eight men are shot dead at a football fan club in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in what police believe may be a drug related attack.
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VIDEO: Dead fish problem in Rio rowing lake

Friday, April 17th 2015, 6:40
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Tonnes of dead fish are being removed from a lake in the centre of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which is due to host rowing and canoeing events at the 2016 Olympic Games.
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Scandal claims top Brazil official

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 8:48

The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party steps down, after being arrested over corruption allegations at oil giant Petrobras.
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Anti-corruption protests in Brazil

Monday, April 13th 2015, 0:06

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians join demonstrations across the country against government corruption, the second such protests in less than a month.
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VIDEO: Mass protests sweep through Brazil

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 22:57

People have been taking part in mass anti-government demonstrations in Brazil, sparked by anger over a massive corruption scandal at the state-run oil giant Petrobras.
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VIDEO: Brazil's construction sector crisis

Friday, April 10th 2015, 9:34

A huge corruption scandal in Brazil is threatening many key infrastructure projects that the economy badly needs.
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VIDEO: Brazil aims to be a global player

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 7:16

Could a stronger stance in foreign policy help Brazil to re-establish its prominence on the global stage?
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Brazil ex-leader joins Lopez defence

Monday, March 30th 2015, 14:03
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Brazil's ex-leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso is the latest former president to join a team defending jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders.
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Brazil 1-0 Chile

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 16:07
related countries: Chile Chile

Roberto Firmino's goal helps Brazil extend their winning run to eight matches at the expense of Chile at Emirates Stadium.
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Empty grounds & bus depots in Brazil

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 6:49

World Cup's expensive legacy in Brazil as stadium lie empty
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Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

Friday, March 27th 2015, 13:53

Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.
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