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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

VIDEO: Bulletproofing cars in Brazil

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 20:53
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A material which halves the price of traditional armour plating is getting the attention of the Brazilian middle class.
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Emerging markets boost Coca-Cola

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 13:06
related countries: India India
related places: Cola

Coca-Cola reports a 6% rise in quarterly sales thanks to strong growth in the key emerging markets of India, China and Brazil.
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Hostages released at Brazil jail

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 1:05

Prisoners at a jail in north-eastern Brazil release more than 100 people taken hostage, as the authorities say they will investigate their complaints.
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Brazil suspects' 'cannibal' claim

Saturday, April 14th 2012, 0:40

Police in northeastern Brazil say three murder suspects in their custody have confessed to eating parts of the bodies of their victims.
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Nearly half Brazilians overweight

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 23:15

Almost half Brazil's population is now overweight or obese, according to a government study, a trend the health ministry describes as "worrying".
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Brazil and US aim for deeper ties

Monday, April 9th 2012, 21:47
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States
related places: White House

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stresses the growing importance of Brazil-US relations after meeting President Obama at the White House.
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Brazil and US aim for deeper ties

Monday, April 9th 2012, 21:47
related countries: United States United States

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stresses the growing importance of Brazil-US relations after meeting President Obama at the White House.
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VIDEO: Concerns over Brazil's education boom

Saturday, March 31st 2012, 8:46

Higher education in Brazil has undergone a huge expansion and the government says it wants to open up opportunities and access to universities to more of its citizens.
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VIDEO: Brazilians protest against coup ceremony

Friday, March 30th 2012, 14:42

Police in Brazil clash with protesters demonstrating against a ceremony held to mark the anniversary of the 1964 military coup.
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Fifa hails Brazil 2014 progress

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 23:38

Football's governing body, Fifa, welcomes Brazil's progress with a law to allow the sale of alcohol in stadiums at the 2014 World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil-bound Haitians stuck in Peru

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 21:25
related countries: Peru Peru

Group of 300 Haitians trying to get to Brazil but are not allowed to cross border in Peru.
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Thursday, March 29th 2012, 0:50
related countries: India India, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa
related places: Delhi

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are meeting in Delhi to discuss ways to strengthen their trade links.
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VIDEO: 'Batman' helping Brazilian police

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 5:12
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Police in one of Brazil's most crime-ridden areas have called in "Batman" to help in the fight against Drug trafficking.
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Brazil football chief steps down

Monday, March 12th 2012, 17:24

Brazil's football and 2014 World Cup head Ricardo Teixeira leaves his post citing health reasons, after a string of corruption allegations.
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VIDEO: Sporting prince wins hearts in Brazil

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 7:21

Prince Harry's light-hearted charm has proved a big hit in Brazil - the destination for the last leg of his first solo overseas tour.
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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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