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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 badly prepared, says Blatter

Monday, January 6th 2014, 16:06

Fifa president Sepp Blatter accuses host nation Brazil of being badly prepared with five months to go before the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil World Cup plans under fire

Monday, January 6th 2014, 15:46

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has insisted her nation will pull off a successful World Cup, despite Fifa criticism that the hosts started preparations late.
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Brazil tribe returns home after riot

Monday, December 30th 2013, 23:54

Some 150 members of the Tenharim indigenous tribe in northern Brazil return to their lands nearly a week after seeking refuge in a military base.
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VIDEO: The opera house in the Amazon

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 0:28

The man who has spent 40 years working at Manaus Opera House, in Brazil's Amazon rainforest region.
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Brazil indigenous reserve attacked

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 2:32
related places: Amazonas

Residents of a remote town in Brazil's Amazonas state attack an indigenous reserve, hours after members of a nearby tribe sought refuge at an army base.
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Deadly floods hit south-east Brazil

Friday, December 27th 2013, 14:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais

Dozens of people are killed after heavy rains cause flooding and landslides in the south-eastern Brazilian states of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais.
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VIDEO: Heavy rains wreak havoc in Brazil

Friday, December 27th 2013, 4:55

The worst rains to strike Brazil for 90 years have killed at least 44 people and left tens of thousands homeless.
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Amazon gold workers fight to stay in their mine

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 3:01

Prospectors fighting for their livelihood in Brazil's Amazon
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VIDEO: Dozens dead in South American floods

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 5:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: South

At least 30 people have been killed after torrential rain caused flooding in two of Brazil's south-eastern states.
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Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 4:15

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil kill at least 30 people and force thousands from their homes.
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Raja Casablanca 3-1 Atletico Mineiro

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 11:56
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Moroccan champions Raja Casablanca stun Brazil's Atletico Mineiro to reach the Club World Cup final.
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Saab wins $4.5bn Brazil jet contract

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 9:34
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Shares in Sweden's Saab surge almost 30% after the company edges out rivals Boeing and Dassault to win a $4.5bn (£2.7bn) contract to supply Brazil's air force with new fighter jets.
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UN adopts anti-spying resolution

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 23:54
related countries: Germany Germany

The UN General Assembly adopt a resolution proposed by Brazil and Germany urging all countries to guarantee privacy rights to users of the internet.
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Biggs in Brazil: Ambiguous reputation

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 14:37

The sunshine years of the notorious train robber
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Brazil court ruling saves Fluminense

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 0:39

A controversial ruling by Brazil's Superior Court of Sporting Justice saves last year's football league champions, Fluminense, from relegation.
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Amazon stadium building halted

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 23:13
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Manaus

A court in Brazil halts construction work at the World Cup stadium in the city of Manaus, where a builder fell to his death from a roof.
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Worker dies in Brazil stadium fall

Saturday, December 14th 2013, 22:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A construction worker dies after falling from the roof of the Amazon stadium where England open their 2014 World Cup campaign.
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VIDEO: Germany builds own World Cup complex

Saturday, December 14th 2013, 2:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Three-time World Cup winners Germany will use a purpose-built training base in Brazil during the competition's finals in 2014.
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Germany to build World Cup base

Friday, December 13th 2013, 17:13
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Munich

Three-time World Cup winners Germany will use a new training base built by a Munich property firm in Brazil next summer.
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Brazilian ex-president 'murdered'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 4:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An investigative commission in Brazil says it has found evidence that the ex-president Juscelino Kubitschek was murdered by the 1970s military regime.
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VIDEO: Violence at Brazil football match

Monday, December 9th 2013, 1:18

A football match in southern Brazil is suspended for an hour after a violent brawl breaks out between rival fans.
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VIDEO: 'Be on the ball' for World Cup

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, spoke to the BBC's Natalie Pirks about the World Cup draw, England fans and Brazil's welcome to the World Cup.
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England given tough World Cup draw

Friday, December 6th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are drawn alongside Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Spain face Dutch in repeat of final

Friday, December 6th 2013, 19:03
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain

Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
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Jaguar Land Rover invests in Brazil

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 20:19

Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to build a £240m car plant in Brazil capable of producing 24,000 vehicles a year.
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Brazil to miss Fifa stadium deadline

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 5:00

Brazil admits that all its stadiums still under construction for the 2014 football World Cup will not be ready by Fifa's original 31 December deadline.
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VIDEO: Battle over Brazil 'slave land'

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 7:40

A UN working group has arrived in Brazil to examine the issue of racial inequality.
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Fire ravages Oscar Niemeyer building

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 5:13
related places: Sao Paulo

Authorities in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, fight a major blaze at a landmark building designed by modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer.
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Brazil's controversial World Cup substitution

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 2:43

The controversy over who presents the World Cup draw
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Brazil intervenes in indian land row

Friday, November 29th 2013, 20:21
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Mato Grosso

Brazilian soldiers of the National Force are being deployed to prevent escalation of conflicts over indigenous land in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
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Nigerian 'hid cocaine in speakers'

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 16:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian police say they have arrested a man with $500,000 worth of cocaine stashed inside hi-fi speakers brought on a flight from Brazil.
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No plans to move World Cup - Fifa

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 12:09

Fifa says it has no plans to move the 2014 World Cup away from Brazil despite the latest building accident at a stadium.
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Dubai chosen to host World Expo 2020

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 3:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Dubai is chosen to host the World Expo trade convention in 2020 - beating off rival bids from Brazil, Turkey and Russia.
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Two die in Brazil stadium accident

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 20:50

Two people are killed in an accident at a Sao Paulo stadium that will be used to host games in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Two die in Brazil stadium accident

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 20:19
related places: Sao Paulo

Two people die as a crane falls into the roof of a Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening ceremony of Brazil's 2014 World Cup finals.
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