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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

Harry praises UK and Brazil bonds

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prince Harry says Britain and Brazil are "forging bonds that will stand the test of time" in a speech at the start of a three-day visit to the country.
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VIDEO: Dolphin rescue in Brazil is internet hit

Friday, March 9th 2012, 10:15
related places: Arraial, Cabo, Rio de Janeiro

Local people and tourists in Arraial do Cabo, in Rio de Janeiro state, helped a pod of 30 dolphins swim back out to sea after they got caught in the area's strong current and became beached.
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Brazil football boss 'off sick'

Friday, March 9th 2012, 0:40

Head of Brazil's 2014 football World Cup committee Ricardo Teixeira - under pressure over corruption allegations - is going on sick leave, officials say.
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VIDEO: Brazil 'overtakes UK's economy'

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 18:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil has become the sixth-biggest economy in the world, the country's finance minister has said.
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VIDEO: Brazil economy could overtake UK

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 9:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Growth figures out today could show Brazil's economy overtaking the UK to become the world's sixth largest.
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Fifa official in Brazil apology

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 0:01

Senior Fifa executive Jerome Valcke apologises to Brazil for his criticism of the country's World Cup 2014 preparations.
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Brazil to boycott Fifa official

Saturday, March 3rd 2012, 16:29

Brazil says it will no longer deal with key Fifa official Jerome Valcke after his criticism of its World Cup 2014 organisation.
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Fifa raps Brazil over World Cup

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 20:21

Fifa's general secretary expresses concern about Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup, and says the organisers need a "kick up the backside".
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Brazil wants more say for EU aid

Sunday, February 26th 2012, 10:12

Brazil says developing nations would be happy to provide more money to ease the eurozone's debt crisis, in return for more power within the IMF.
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VIDEO: Helicopter breaks up on landing

Friday, February 24th 2012, 3:02
related places: Para

An investigation is trying to find out why a rescue helicopter disintegrated shortly after landing in the northern state of Para in Brazil, injuring four people on board.
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In pictures: Brazil celebrates Carnival

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 5:28

Brazil's streets a riot of colour for Carnival
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Brazil newspaper editor shot dead

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 1:16
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Mato Grosso

A Brazilian newspaper editor who campaigned against corruption is shot dead in Mato Grosso do Sul state - the second such killing in Brazil in a week.
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Brazil oil giant Petrobras gets new chief

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 0:15

Meet the woman set to run Brazil's oil giant
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Brazil's Itau has record profits

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 20:41
related places: Itau

Itau Unibanco posts 14.6bn reais ($8.5bn, £5.3bn) of net profit in 2011, the highest ever for a bank from Brazil.
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Troops and police clash in Brazil

Monday, February 6th 2012, 22:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian troops clash with police striking over pay and conditions in the state of Bahia, as they try to remove them from the state assembly.
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Cuban blogger denied travel visa

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 0:33
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A Cuban woman who writes a blog critical of the Communist authorities says she will not be able to travel to Brazil after Cuba refused her an exit visa.
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VIDEO: Brazil's super rich grow richer

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 14:11
related places: Silva

The former President of of Brazil Lula da Silva was feted across the world for bringing millions of Brazilians out of poverty - but the rich also did very well under his left-wing government.
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Cuba trade focus of Brazil trip

Monday, January 30th 2012, 23:53
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Cuba Cuba

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits Cuba with the focus on trade ties, but with human rights issues in the background.
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Paraguay president 'cancer free'

Friday, January 27th 2012, 22:01
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is now free of cancer after successful chemotherapy treatment in Brazil, his doctors say.
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Davos 2012: Where to invest this year?

Friday, January 27th 2012, 14:03
related countries: China China, India India, Russia Russia, United States United States

Where to invest: Russia, India, Brazil, China, US, Middle East? Hear the tips of some of the world's top investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Bodies found after Rio collapse

Friday, January 27th 2012, 13:02
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Rescue workers searching rubble from the collapse of three buildings in Rio de Janeiro find six bodies while at least 16 people remain missing.
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Is game up for Brazil's illegal gambling?

Friday, January 27th 2012, 2:15

Brazil tries to stamp out an illegal gambling obsession
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Search for Rio collapse missing

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 12:21
related places: Rio de Janeiro

At least 19 people are believed to be missing after two high-rise buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazil slum clearance row grows

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 13:37

Amnesty International adds its voice to criticism of a Brazilian police operation that cleared some 6,000 people from an illegal settlement.
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VIDEO: How to build an empire out of bikinis

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 17:53

Jacqueline De Biase, 49, describes how an idea to start making her own bikinis at home 30 years ago has blossomed into one of Brazil's leading bikini brands.
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In pictures: Brazil police move in to evict squatters

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 8:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police move in to evict squatters
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Bolivia signs anti-drug agreement

Saturday, January 21st 2012, 2:12
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

Bolivia signs an agreement with the US and Brazil for technical assistance to help reduce the production of illegal cocaine.
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Britain pushes Latin America ties

Friday, January 20th 2012, 2:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is launching its strongest diplomatic offensive in Latin America for two centuries, Foreign Secretary William Hague says, on a visit to Brazil.
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Beer 'must be sold' at World Cup

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 18:23

Beer must be sold at all venues hosting matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, football's world governing body insists.
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Facebook 'takes Brazil top spot'

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 12:37

Figures suggest Facebook passed Google's Orkut social network as the most visited social network in Brazil last month.
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Brazil moves to stem Haiti influx

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 9:39
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Brazil is to grant visas to some 4,000 Haitian migrants already on its soil but border checks are being stepped up to prevent a further influx.
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Orange juice prices hit new high

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 6:05
related places: Florida

The price of orange juice on global markets hits a record high over safety concerns in Brazil and cold weather in Florida.
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Landslide kills eight in Brazil

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 0:27
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Rescue workers in Brazil are searching for more than a dozen people missing after a landslide buried homes in Rio de Janeiro state, killing eight.
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Brazil's economy marching to samba beat

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 16:34

Brazil continues its economic march
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VIDEO: Thousands flee burst dam in Brazil

Friday, January 6th 2012, 1:32
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A dam has burst in northern Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil, forcing thousands more people to flee their homes to escape flooding.
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Thousands flee Brazil dam burst

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 17:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian officials try to evacuate several thousand people after a dam bursts in the north of Rio de Janeiro state, amid continuing heavy rains.
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VIDEO: Deadly floods hit southern Brazil

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 3:07

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil have killed at least six people and forced thousands from their homes.
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Deadly floods hit southern Brazil

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 1:05

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil kill at least six people and force thousands from their homes.
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