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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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Prison without guards or weapons in Brazil

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 0:56

The progressive prisons rewarding inmates for studying and placing emphasis on rehabilitation.
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First baby in 12 years born on remote Brazil island

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 17:02

Births are banned on the remote island and the mother says she did not know she was pregnant.
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Why mums-to-be are fleeing Venezuela

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 23:26
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Pregnant mothers are fleeing crisis-hit Venezuela to have their babies in Brazil.
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The feminist squat in Brazil run by women

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 23:06
related places: Sao Paulo

Occupation Hope in São Paulo has a zero tolerance policy towards domestic violence.
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The rise and fall of Brazilian art patron Bernardo Paz

Saturday, May 5th 2018, 23:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Bernardo de Mello Paz created one of Brazil's most famous museums but he has fallen foul of the law.
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Brazil gymnasts accuse ex-coach Lopes of sexual abuse

Tuesday, May 1st 2018, 20:27

Petrix Barbosa is among dozens alleging sexual abuse against the ex-coach of Brazil's gymnastic team.
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Missing London rapper Kenny Mukendi 'threw himself into Brazil sea'

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 10:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Kenny Mukendi disappeared in Rio de Janeiro after telling his girlfriend he was coming home.
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'The largest foreign bribery case in history'

Saturday, April 21st 2018, 23:55

Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.
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Workers' Party legislators in Brazil adopt Lula's name

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 23:41
related places: Silva

More than 60 Workers' Party members took the step after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was jailed.
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Twenty dead in attempted breakout from Brazil prison

Tuesday, April 10th 2018, 23:27
related places: Belem

The attempted breakout at a jail in Belem was aided by an armed group which tried to blow up a wall.
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Brazil ex-leader Lula's supporters camp outside jail

Monday, April 9th 2018, 10:25

Supporters of Brazil's jailed ex-leader say they will not leave until he is released.
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Lula turns himself in after police stand-off

Sunday, April 8th 2018, 9:05

Brazil's former president forced his way through crowds of supporters to surrender to the authorities.
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Supporters of Brazil's Lula stop him surrendering

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 20:32

The ex-president says he will give himself up to begin a 12-year jail term but insists he is innocent.
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Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules

Thursday, April 5th 2018, 9:33

The former president could be jailed within days after Supreme Court judges ruled against him.
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Rival rallies as Brazil awaits Lula jail ruling

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 11:52

Brazil's top court will rule on whether Lula should be jailed while he appeals against his sentence.
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Brazilian sports reporters tackle on-air groping

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 18:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A group of female sports journalists in Brazil launch a campaign against sexual harassment as they work.
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Fighting for Marielle at Rio protests

Friday, March 23rd 2018, 4:37

Black women in Brazil say the councillor's murder was a big blow for their community.
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Caimans helped out of a sticky situation in Brazil

Saturday, October 28th 2017, 10:27

Animals have got stuck in mud after searching for relief from Brazil's prolonged drought.
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100 Women: 'Cheerleading is not just for women'

Friday, October 27th 2017, 23:11

Despite movie stereotypes, there are very few all-female cheerleading teams in Brazil.
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São Paulo's food pellets plan for poor children divides Brazil

Friday, October 20th 2017, 15:45
related places: Paulo

A row is brewing over plans to use reconstituted food from leftovers near expiry to feed poor kids.
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'Biggest cash haul' in Brazil ex-minister's apartment

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 12:43
related countries: Peru Peru

Police find $16m in an apartment said to be used by former cabinet minister Geddel Vieira Lima.
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Brazil police raids amid 2016 Olympics corruption probe

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 20:44

The man who headed Rio's bid to host the 2016 Games is questioned in a cash-for-votes probe.
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In case you missed it...

Friday, September 1st 2017, 23:20
related countries: India India

Protests in Brazil and devastating floods in India, just some of the stories you may have missed this week.
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Aerial footage of Brazil ferry disaster

Friday, August 25th 2017, 9:56

Survivors of the latest incident said the ferry capsized when it was hit by a powerful wave.
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Venezuela seeks arrest warrant for prosecutor

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 5:20
related countries: United States United States

Luisa Ortega has gone to Brazil and is expected to seek asylum in the US.
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Dilma Rousseff: Brazil 'coup' not over

Friday, August 11th 2017, 9:58
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Brazil's impeached ex-president talks to the BBC about Lula, corruption and Venezuela's crisis.
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British woman 'shot in Brazil after getting lost'

Monday, August 7th 2017, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The woman mistakenly drove into a favela with her partner and three children, local media report.
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Neymar: It's sad people think Paris St-Germain move was motivated by money

Friday, August 4th 2017, 13:33
related countries: France France

Brazil forward Neymar says it is "sad" people think his world-record move to Paris St-Germain was motivated by money.
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Rio de Janeiro: Police protest over rising Brazil violence

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 20:54

Relatives demand more support from the authorities after the deaths of 91 officers in 2017.
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'Don't look back'

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:30
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

While their future is uncertain in Brazil's border towns, they say it is better than in Venezuela.
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Ryan Lochte: Court dismisses robbery claim charges against US swimmer

Sunday, July 16th 2017, 11:44
related countries: United States United States

A court in Brazil dismisses charges against US swimmer Ryan Lochte relating to false robbery claims he made at the Rio Olympics.
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Power and suspicion

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 20:09

Brazil is gripped by a scandal which started with a state-owned oil company and spread outwards.
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Brazil club football chief quits over death threats

Friday, July 7th 2017, 1:03

Sergio Serra, the president of Brazil's Paysandu Sport, quits after getting relegation death threats.
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Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption

Tuesday, June 27th 2017, 12:33

Charges follow a recording in which Mr Temer seems to encourage payment of hush money.
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Brazil's Michel Temer denies tycoon's corruption allegations

Saturday, June 17th 2017, 21:32

The businessman had accused Michel Temer of leading Brazil's "most dangerous criminal organisation".
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Michel Temer: Court rules in favour of Brazil leader

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 14:06

Judges at the Superior Electoral Court acquit Michel Temer over irregularities in the 2014 campaign.
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'Lame duck'

Monday, May 29th 2017, 6:42

The BBC's Katy Watson reports on the growing demands in Brazil for President Michel Temer to resign.
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Can fish skin help treat burns?

Friday, May 26th 2017, 4:08

Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
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Brazil protests: Temer revokes decree deploying troops in Brasilia

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 15:20
related places: Brasilia

Soldiers had been ordered on to the streets of Brasilia as anti-government protests worsened.
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Tear gas and rubber bullets in Brazil

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 7:58

Troops will guard government buildings in Brazil after violence at protests against President Temer.
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