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Rio 2016: 16 year-old torchbearer makes her community proud

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 17:47

With less than two months to go the Rio 2016 Games, Julia Carneiro visits one of Brazil's poorest states to meet a 16-year-old torchbearer who is making her community proud.
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Barcelona pays €5.5m euro fine over Neymar transfer

Monday, June 13th 2016, 23:02
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona football club agrees to pay a €5.5m fine over the transfer of Brazil international Neymar in 2013.
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Copa America: Brazil knocked out by Peru in group stages

Monday, June 13th 2016, 6:22
related countries: Peru Peru

Brazil are knocked out of the Copa America in the group stage for the first time in nearly 30 years after losing 1-0 to Peru.
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'Arrest sought' of top Brazil politicians

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 16:47

Brazil's chief prosecutor seeks the arrest of top politicians from the party of interim president Michel Temer, local media say.
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Spain prosecutors call for Neymar trial

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 8:58
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona, Santos

Spanish prosecutors call for Brazil and Barcelona football star Neymar to be tried for fraud over the cost of his transfer from Santos.
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WHO to conduct Zika Olympic examination

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 22:36

The World Health Organization is examine the risks of holding the Olympic Games in Brazil because of the Zika virus.
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Second minister quits Brazil government

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 8:01

A second minister in Brazil's new government resigns after a recording was published appearing to show him trying to derail a corruption investigation.
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VIDEO: Call for Olympic Games move over Zika

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 23:09

The World Health Organization has dismissed calls for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
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WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 17:14

The World Health Organization plays down concerns that the Rio Olympics will spread the Zika virus, amid calls for the Games to be postponed.
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Crisis talks over Brazil 'mass rape'

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 8:36

Brazil's interim President Michel Temer calls an emergency meeting of security officials after video of a gang rape of a teenage girl causes outrage.
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VIDEO: Protests over Brazil's 'culture of rape'

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 7:57
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's interim president calls an emergency meeting of state security ministers after a sex attack on a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro prompted widespread anger.
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'Mass rape' video shocks Brazil

Friday, May 27th 2016, 16:47
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian police search for more than 30 men suspected of raping a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro, and putting images of the attack on social media.
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Leaked tape forces Brazil minister out

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 7:11

A key minister in Brazil's new government steps aside after he was caught on tape allegedly conspiring to obstruct a major corruption probe.
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Why a Lebanese village welcomes Brazil's new president

Monday, May 16th 2016, 23:23
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A Lebanese village celebrates Brazil's new president
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Brazil's problem with sexism

Monday, May 16th 2016, 13:18

President Rousseff's impeachment highlights Brazil's sexism problem
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VIDEO: Fire tears through Brazil shanty town

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 8:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Fire has ravaged a favela in the Brazilian town of Sao Paulo, destroying more than 100 structures.
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Brazil's white male cabinet criticised

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 7:07

Brazil's suspended President Rousseff attacks the new government for being entirely made up of white male politicians.
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Brazil's new leader calls for trust

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 23:31

New interim President Michel Temer urges Brazil to trust in the country's capacity to rebuild the economy, after Dilma Rousseff is suspended.
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Defiant Rousseff condemns impeachment

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 17:59

President Dilma Rousseff addresses Brazil for the first time since the Senate voted to suspend her, calling it a "coup" and a "farce".
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VIDEO: Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff address

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 12:50

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff addresses the nation after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her.
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Impeachment trial for Brazil's Rousseff

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 12:01

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is to face trial over claims of manipulating finances after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her.
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VIDEO: Senate vote on Dilma Rousseff's fate

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 10:31

Watch the moment of the vote in the Senate in Brazil which has led to the impeachment and suspension of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.
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VIDEO: Tear gas fired at protesters in Brazil

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 0:29

Police in Brazil have fired tear gas at protesters gathered outside Congress.
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What is the future of Brazil’s drive to reduce poverty?

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 23:13

Why Brazil's poor fear losing their benefits
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VIDEO: What's gone wrong for Brazil?

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 23:04

As President Dilma Rousseff faces another impeachment vote, why has Brazil gone from life in the sun to living under a cloud in just a few years?
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Brazil impeachment process 'on track'

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 10:07

An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote.
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Disarray grips Brazil over impeachment

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 4:48

The Brazilian Senate says it will press ahead with the impeachment of President Rousseff in the teeth of a lower house ruling.
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Brazil dam burst: Six months on, the marks left by sea of sludge

Friday, May 6th 2016, 15:28

Victims of Brazil’s dam collapse speak out, six months on
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Brazil court suspends Rousseff foe

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 14:04

Brazil's top court has suspended Lower House Speaker Eduardo Cunha from his mandate, following a request by the country's attorney general.
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Brazil leader Rousseff vows to fight on

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 8:34

Brazil's beleaguered President Dilma Rousseff tells the BBC she is an "innocent victim" and vows to fight on, as attempts to impeach her gather pace.
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VIDEO: 'Impeachment is illegitimate and illegal'

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 5:43

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has told the BBC that the impeachment process against her is "illegitimate and illegal".
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Brazil leader denies obstruction claims

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 17:24

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has dismissed allegations she obstructed a corruption investigation as "lies".
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Lula had 'key role' in Brazil scandal

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 7:02
related places: Silva

Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot asks the Supreme Court to authorise a corruption investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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VIDEO: Olympic flame arrives in Brazil

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 2:21

The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August.
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Olympic flame arrives in Brazil

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 15:21
related places: Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic flame arrives in Brazil three months ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the country faces a deepening political crisis.
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VIDEO: WhatsApp blocked by judge in Brazil

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 4:09

A judge in Brazil has blocked access to messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours.
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Brazil to investigate opposition leader

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 0:54

Brazil's attorney general asks the Supreme Court to authorise the start of corruption investigations against former presidential candidate Aecio Neves.
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Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 10:31

The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting the babies of up to 20% of pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Zika 'more dangerous than thought'

Sunday, May 1st 2016, 23:33

Scientists in Brazil say the Zika virus may be more dangerous than previously thought, as Wyre Davies reports.
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VIDEO: Olympic flame handed to Brazil

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 2:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic flame is handed over to the Brazilian authorities, marking 100 days before the Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazil's corruption culture 'can be beaten'

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 0:23

Brazil's campaigners see grounds for hope
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Brazil 'recovers $125m' of dirty money

Sunday, April 24th 2016, 21:45

Brazil has said it repatriated $125m (£86m) of dirty money last year, most of which had been diverted from the state oil company Petrobras.
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Brazil leader may appeal to trade bloc

Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 4:03
related countries: United States United States

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said she could ask the South American trade bloc Mercosur to suspend the country if she is removed from office.
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