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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

Banana firm Chiquita spurns takeover

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 22:22
related places: Banana, Safra

Banana firm Chiquita rejects a takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, saying it will stick to a plan to merge with Fyffes.
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Brazil mourns presidential candidate

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 11:41

Brazil's president declares three days of mourning after the death of socialist presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash.
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Brazilian author Marcelo Rubens Paiva's hopes for justice

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 2:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Author Marcelo Rubens Paiva reflects on Brazil's recent history
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New Brazil law backs maids' rights

Friday, August 8th 2014, 0:06

A new law comes into force in Brazil which helps shore up labour rights for the country's estimated seven million domestic workers.
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Luiz ready for PSG after World Cup exit

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 12:23
related countries: France France

David Luiz says that he has recovered from Brazil's World Cup disaster as he is unveiled at Paris St-Germain.
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Amazon tribe fights Brazil dam project

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 1:22
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian indigenous group takes stand against dam project
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VIDEO: Amazon tribe fights Brazil dam project

Monday, August 4th 2014, 23:12
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An indigenous group in the Amazon is taking a stand against Brazilian government plans to build a series of dams which threaten to flood their land.
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Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 19:22

One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
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Dunga is named new Brazil coach

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 14:34

Dunga, captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, becomes the national team's coach for the second time.
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Chelsea sign £15.8m Brazilian Luis

Friday, July 18th 2014, 20:13
related countries: Spain Spain

Chelsea sign Atletico Madrid's Brazil international left-back Filipe Luis for £15.8m on a three-year contract.
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Wednesday's gossip column

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 7:02

Pellegrini turns down Brazil job, Juventus boss walk out over Vidal, Everton want Besic, Bruce forced to pay, plus more.
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How Brazil silenced its critics

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 4:19

Brazil's world cup has silenced many doubters - but at what cost?
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Brics nations to create $100bn bank

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 20:01
related countries: India India, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

The leaders of the so-called Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.
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Germany welcomes World Cup heroes

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 12:17
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Tens of thousands of German football fans in central Berlin give a hero's welcome to the returning World Cup-winning team.
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Scolari resigns as Brazil boss

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 6:50

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil coach after the failure to win the 2014 World Cup, the country's football federation confirms.
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Fifa partner surrenders in Brazil

Monday, July 14th 2014, 20:13
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
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Banking on a new global order

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 23:01

Brazil plays host to BRICS summit
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Rodriguez wins World Cup Golden Boot

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 22:11

Colombia forward James Rodriguez wins the Golden Boot award for finishing top scorer at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil 0-3 Netherlands

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 23:13
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Brazil's World Cup campaign comes to a disappointing end as they lose to the Netherlands in the third-place play-off.
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In pictures: Africans in Brazil

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 10:34

Photos of the Africans who have gone to work and study in Brazil
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Ghana dismisses World Cup asylum bid

Friday, July 11th 2014, 15:37
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's government says it is "scandalised" after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans ask for asylum in Brazil, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.
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Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Friday, July 11th 2014, 9:23

Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.
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Amazon nightmare amid record floods

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 23:27

North-west Brazil struggles as floodwaters remain high
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Tearful Neymar: I was almost paralysed

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 22:46

Brazil star Neymar breaks down in tears and claims the challenge that ended his World Cup came close to paralysing him.
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Head of Fifa partner 'flees arrest'

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 21:36

Ray Whelan, head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality, has evaded arrest in Brazil over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Rio police say.
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The boy who smiled for Brazil

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 15:41
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A smile from the Brazilian boy whose tears moved the world
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Third place play-off unfair - Van Gaal

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 13:37

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal is unhappy at having to compete in Saturday's World Cup third-place play-off with Brazil.
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Pints tumble as Brazil fall

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 8:39
related countries: Germany Germany, Ireland Ireland
related places: Galway

A pub in Galway in the Republic of Ireland is counting the cost of German success in Tuesday night's World Cup semi-final against Brazil.
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Brazil police indict 12 over tickets

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 3:18

Brazilian police formally accuse the director of a Fifa partner firm and 11 other people over an alleged World Cup ticket-reselling scandal.
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Neymar recovery going 'very well'

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 19:09
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona say Brazil playmaker Neymar is recovering "very well" from the fractured vertebra which ended his World Cup.
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Malaysian MP in Hitler controversy

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 10:11
related countries: Germany Germany, Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian MP sparks controversy after he expresses admiration for Germany's win over Brazil in a World Cup semi-final - and Adolf Hitler.
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Brazil defeat breaks Twitter records

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 9:50
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazil's shock 7-1 defeat to Germany becomes the most discussed sports game on Twitter so far, with 35.6 million tweets sent during the match.
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Shock in Brazil after German rout

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 4:57
related countries: Germany Germany

No attempt to justify Brazil's crushing World Cup defeat
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Luiz 'sorry' for Brazil humiliation

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 0:23
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazil captain David Luiz apologises to his compatriots after the hosts suffer a 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by Germany.
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Brazil cracked up, says Germany coach

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 0:00
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazil "cracked up" during Tuesday's stunning 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat, according to Germany coach Joachim Low.
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VIDEO: Why 30 orange cars drove 17,400 miles

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 23:08
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Houten

Dutch fan Ralph van Houten took the long way to Brazil, driving 28,000 km from New York to Rio in a convoy of 30 orange painted cars and motorbikes.
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Klose sets World Cup goals record

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 20:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Miroslav Klose is the record World Cup scorer after netting his 16th goal in the semi-final against Brazil.
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We can cope without Neymar - Scolari

Monday, July 7th 2014, 22:32
related countries: Germany Germany

Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil will cope without Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's Fifa World Cup semi-final.
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Neymar still has 'champion' dream

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 21:16

Brazil star Neymar says his team-mates can make him a world champion despite his own World Cup being ended by injury.
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