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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 banks 'fund deforestation'

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 0:56
related places: Banco, Brasil

Brazil's biggest bank - the state-owned Banco do Brasil - is sued for allegedly funding illegal deforestation in the Amazon.
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Scottish FA seeks Brazil apology

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 16:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan writes to the Brazilian FA to request an apology for Neymar's accusation of racism from Scotland fans.
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Brazil joins Bolivia drug fight

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 22:43
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

Brazil signs an agreement to help Bolivia tackle cocaine production and trafficking, taking on a role previously filled by the US.
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Former Brazil vice-president dies

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 21:43

Brazil's former vice-president, Jose Alencar, dies at the age of 79 after a long battle with cancer.
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Arsenal identify banana thrower

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 14:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A German teenage tourist admits throwing a banana at Brazil star Neymar at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, Arsenal football club confirm.
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Scotland v Brazil as it happened

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 15:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Scotland are taught a lesson by five-time World Cup winners Brazil in a friendly at the Emirates Stadium.
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Brazil beat Scotland in friendly

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 15:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kilmarnock

Neymar strengthens his burgeoning reputation with both of Brazil's goals as they see off Scotland 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
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Embraer profits and revenue slide

Friday, March 25th 2011, 11:03

Brazil's Embraer, one of the world's largest plane makers, reports a fall in 2010 profits and forecasts that deliveries may fall this year.
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Two dead in Iguazu Falls accident

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 1:07
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Two US tourists die in an accident at Iguazu Falls on the border between Brazil and Argentina, and five other tourists are injured.
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VIDEO: 'City of God' welcomes Obama

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 17:40
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama continues tour of Brazil with stop at 'City of God' favela.
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Air France charged in crash probe

Friday, March 18th 2011, 11:49
related countries: France France

A French judge files preliminary manslaughter charges against Air France over a flight from Brazil that crashed in 2009.
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Coach Loew extends Germany deal

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 15:53
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany coach Joachim Loew has signed a two-year contract extension, which will keep him in the role until after the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Former Brazil stars in Chechnya

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 23:09

Bebeto, Cafu, Dunga and other former Brazil stars play a controversial celebrity football game in Chechnya, winning 6-4 against a team including President Kadyrov.
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In pictures

Monday, March 7th 2011, 1:57

Thousands enjoy carnival time across Brazil
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Poll boosts Brazil and S Africa

Monday, March 7th 2011, 0:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brazil and South Africa boost their global image as a BBC poll on national views shows growing credibility for "middle powers".
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Brazil court gives dam go-ahead

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 22:31

A controversial project to build a huge dam in Brazil's Amazon rainforest is approved by a court, overturning an earlier ruling.
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Vivendi results above forecasts

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 10:04

Telecom and entertainment group Vivendi beats profit forecasts thanks to good sales growth in video games, broadband and Brazil.
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VIDEO: Mown down cyclists survive in Brazil

Monday, February 28th 2011, 20:06
related places: Porto Alegre

A car has ploughed through cyclists staging a demonstration in Porto Alegre, hitting at least 20 people.
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Power line kills Brazil revellers

Monday, February 28th 2011, 8:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

At least 17 people die in a Brazilian town after a power line comes loose and electrocutes people enjoying a pre-Carnival street party.
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Brazil firms post record profits

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 0:01

Brazil's two biggest companies, Petrobras and Vale, post record profits, in the latest sign of Brazil's growing economic might.
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Friday, February 18th 2011, 11:07

The Shanghai Stock Exchange and Brazil's BM&F Bovespa are due to sign an agreement on Monday that could lead to closer ties.
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'Vigilante police' held in Brazil

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 20:06

Officials in Brazil say they have arrested 19 police officers on suspicion of belonging to a vigilante group accused of killing dozens of people over the past decade.
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SA hostess held over drugs bust

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 13:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African air hostess is being held in jail in Brazil after she was allegedly found with 5kg (11lb) of cocaine, her airline says.
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Brazil legend Ronaldo ends career

Monday, February 14th 2011, 15:05

Brazil's two-time World Cup-winning legend Ronaldo confirms his retirement from football at the age of 34.
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Police arrests in Rio gang purge

Friday, February 11th 2011, 19:57
related places: Rio de Janeiro

More than 20 police officers are arrested in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in an operation to purge the force of links to criminal gangs.
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Renault eyes developing markets

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 11:02
related countries: France France, India India
related places: Renault

French carmaker Renault says it aims to almost double profit margins by focusing on sales in Brazil, Russia and India.
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Brazil in 50bn reais budget cuts

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 22:34

Brazil's government says it will implement 50bn reais of spending cuts in order to curb inflation and help stop the economy overheating.
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Tribes protest against Brazil dam

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 20:10

Leaders of indigenous Amazon tribes hand a petition to Brazil's government opposing construction of a massive hydro-electric dam.
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Six killed in Brazil prison riot

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 16:14

A riot at an overcrowded prison in northern Brazil leaves at least six inmates dead, some reportedly decapitated.
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US sees Brazil as yuan fight ally

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 7:09
related countries: China China, United States United States

The value of China's currency is back in the spotlight as the US seeks to increase the number of countries asking for a stronger yuan.
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Fire hits Rio carnival district

Monday, February 7th 2011, 21:21
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A fire blazes in the Samba City carnival district of Rio de Janeiro, destroying warehouses and damaging a museum.
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Blackouts hit Brazil's north-east

Friday, February 4th 2011, 16:14

Power cuts hit seven states in Brazil, raising fears about the country's energy infrastructure ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
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Another world

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 21:14

First film footage of remote Amazon tribe
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Brazil promises free medicines

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 19:34

Brazil is to provide free medicines for diabetes and high blood pressure, as part of President Rousseff's campaign to end extreme poverty.
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Chelsea complete signing of Luiz

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 0:44
related places: Benfica

Chelsea sign Brazil international defender David Luiz from Benfica in a five-and-a-half-year deal worth about £21.3m.
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