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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

Brazil calls Obama over US bases

Friday, August 21st 2009, 22:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Brazil's leader calls on the US president to meet regional leaders to calm fears about the US military presence in Colombia.
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Toxic waste returns from Brazil

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 23:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Containers of hazardous waste alleged to have been illegally exported to Brazil from the UK are due to arrive back in Britain.
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Mexico favours Brazil trade pact

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 11:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's President Felipe Calderon says he will propose a free trade agreement with Brazil, during a trip to the country.
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Brazil TV host 'ordered killings'

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 4:21

Police in Brazil accuse a TV presenter of ordering killings to get rid of drug trafficking rivals and boost his show's ratings.
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Uribe and Lula discuss base use

Friday, August 7th 2009, 11:28
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Colombia's president receives tacit support from Brazil for his plans to allow US troops to use Colombian bases.
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Brazil returns hazardous UK waste

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 1,500 tons of hazardous waste that arrived from the UK from Brazil labelled as recyclable plastic is returned.
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Britons to stay in Brazil prison

Friday, July 31st 2009, 17:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British law graduates, charged with attempted insurance fraud, have been denied bail.
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Airbus urges speed sensor switch

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 22:25

Airbus urges airlines to change speed sensors on about 200 jets, in the wake of the Air France crash off Brazil.
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UK law graduates arrested in Rio

Wednesday, July 29th 2009, 9:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British women have been arrested in Brazil accused of fraudulently claiming they had been robbed, reports say.
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Brazil and Paraguay in power deal

Saturday, July 25th 2009, 21:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Brazil will triple payments to Paraguay for energy from a border hydro-electric dam, ending a long-running dispute.
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UK waste prompts Brazil complaint

Friday, July 24th 2009, 4:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil is to lodge a formal complaint over an illegal shipment of 1,400 tonnes of UK toxic waste, its government says.
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UK arrests in Brazil toxic waste scandal

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 15:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Environment Agency officials investigating an illegal shipment of 1,400 tonnes of toxic waste to Brazil make three arrests in UK.
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Israel sees Brazil help with Iran

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 10:32
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel

Visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Brazil can play a key role in talks on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Study charts Brazil youth murders

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 8:56

A study finds 5,000 young people aged 12 to 18 are killed in Brazil's cities and towns each year, many them poor, black males.
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UK set to take back Brazil waste

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 11:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is working with Brazil to organise the return of hundreds of tonnes of toxic British waste, the Environment Agency says.
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Senate scandals

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 14:46

Reputation of Brazil's politicians takes a knock
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GM plans $1bn Brazilian expansion

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 22:11
related countries: Botswana Botswana

General Motors is to invest more than $1bn in Brazil, developing two new car models and creating about 1,000 jobs.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 6:49

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 6:49

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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Wetland threat

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 9:54
related places: Pantanal

Brazil's challenge to protect its unique Pantanal
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Live - Confederations Cup final

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 18:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Johannesburg

Brazil win the Confederations Cup for the third time, producing a stunning comeback to beat USA in Johannesburg.
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Search ends for Air France dead

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 1:46

Brazil ends the search for bodies from the crashed Air France jet, but the hunt for the black boxes goes on.
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Brazil's Lula signs Amazon bill

Friday, June 26th 2009, 6:53
related countries: France France

Brazil's president approves a controversial bill allowing Amazon farmers to acquire an area of public land larger than France.
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Late strike fires Brazil into final

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 20:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

An 87th minute free-kick from defender Daniel Alves sends Brazil into the Confederations Cup final and leaves hosts South Africa heartbroken.
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Brazilian v Brazilian in battle for football's Confederations Cup final

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 13:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana, South Africa South Africa

For the first time in a Fifa tournament, two Brazilian football coaches go head to head, as their teams, Brazil and South Africa, vie for a place in Sunday's Confederations Cup final.
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Atlantic crash bodies identified

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 2:36

Officials in Brazil identify the first 11 bodies recovered from the Air France disaster in which 228 people were killed.
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Brazil to begin crash bodies ID

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 7:17
related countries: France France

The first bodies recovered from the scene of the Air France crash arrive on mainland Brazil for the process of identification.
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Nuclear sub joins Air France hunt

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 13:21
related countries: France France

A French nuclear submarine arrives to search for data recorders from the Air France flight which crashed off Brazil.
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Jet crash bodies arrive in Brazil

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 20:57

The first human remains from the Air France jet which crashed into the Atlantic a week ago are flown back to Brazil.
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In pictures

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 20:49

Air France crash bodies brought back to Brazil
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Air France crash

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 6:38

Questions amid the grief in Brazil as first bodies found
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Air France replaces speed sensors

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 3:58

Air France steps up replacing speed monitors on Airbus planes after an Atlantic crash, as Brazil says the first bodies are found.
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Ocean search finds plane debris

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 4:01
related countries: France France

Debris spotted by planes in the Atlantic is from a French airliner which vanished in a storm, Brazil confirms.
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Atlantic searched for lost plane

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 6:37
related countries: France France

Rescuers from several nations search waters deep in the Atlantic for an airliner missing since Monday with 228 on board.
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French plane lost in Atlantic storm

Monday, June 1st 2009, 19:05
related countries: Botswana Botswana, France France

France says it is unlikely anyone on board a plane carrying 228 people which vanished en route from Brazil has survived.
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Dam bursts in Brazil's north-east

Friday, May 29th 2009, 4:15
related places: Piaui

A rescue effort is launched after a dam gives way killing four people after heavy rain and floods in Brazil's Piaui state.
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Nadal & Federer through in Paris

Monday, May 25th 2009, 15:03
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Defending champion Rafael Nadal sees off Brazil's Marcos Daniel and Roger Federer beats Spaniard Alberto Martin to reach round two of the French Open.
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Eleven die in Brazil plane crash

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 4:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A small plane crashes in the eastern Brazilian state of Bahia, killing 11 people, officials say.
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