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French couple missing in Bolivia

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 10:24
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, France France

The French embassy in Bolivia expresses concern for a French couple who went missing more than three weeks ago in a Bolivian village on the border with Brazil.
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Brazil offers Cuba business help

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 11:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Brazil's foreign minister says his country has offered to help Cuba develop small businesses, amid economic reforms in Cuba and mass public-sector lay-offs.
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Grandstand collapses in Brazil

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 7:11

More than 100 people have been hurt in Brazil, when a grandstand collapsed during a car race.
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Brazil stadium seating collapses

Monday, September 20th 2010, 17:31

About 110 people have been injured, 22 seriously, when part of the seating at a stadium in Brazil collapsed during a car race, rescue services say.
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Wacky racers

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 23:10

Colourful election candidates shed light on Brazil's politics
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Argentina top footballer exporter

Friday, September 17th 2010, 11:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina topples Brazil as the biggest provider of professional footballers worldwide, according to report.
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Tourist industry eyes new markets

Monday, September 13th 2010, 11:33
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of tourists visiting the UK from emerging nations such as Brazil and China is set to jump, a report says.
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Brazil's kidnap crackdown

Friday, September 10th 2010, 23:28

Film-maker Jorge Atlalla discusses the four years he spent filming in Brazil with the police's anti-kidnapping division for a documentary.
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Stadium demolished as Brazil builds

Monday, August 30th 2010, 9:15

Over 700 kilos of explosives were used to demolish a football stadium in Brazil
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Brazil green light for Amazon dam

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 19:49

Brazil's government approves the controversial construction on a tributary of the Amazon of the world's third biggest hydroelectric dam.
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Rare 'fire tornado' filmed in Brazil

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 12:44
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Aracatuba

A 'fire tornado' has been caught on camera in the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba, caused by strong, dry winds that fanned wildfires.
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One dead after Brazil shoot-out

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 1:10
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A woman has been killed in a shoot-out after a group of armed men burst into a hotel in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, reports say.
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Brazil holds online poll debate

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 10:17

Brazil's three main presidential candidates take part in the first online debate as they campaign for October's elections.
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Election adverts begin in Brazil

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 10:27

Brazil's presidential candidates take to the airwaves as daily radio and TV advertising begins ahead of October's elections.
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Brazil fires threaten homes and parks

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 7:31

Emergency services in Brazil are struggling to control wildfires that have destroyed large areas of national parks and hundreds of homes in the north and east of the country.
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Chelsea to complete Ramires deal

Friday, August 13th 2010, 14:45
related places: Benfica

Chelsea are set to complete the signing of Brazil international midfielder Ramires from Benfica on Friday.
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Plane rolls into sea in Brazil

Friday, August 13th 2010, 9:39
related places: Santos Dumont

A small executive jet crashed at Rio's domestic Santos Dumont airport on Thursday morning. All three people aboard were rescued without serious injuries.
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Fires rage through rural Brazil

Friday, August 13th 2010, 1:08

Fires in Brazil destroy dozens of sawmills and at least 100 houses, leaving residents to survive on the streets.
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Debt swap protects Brazil forests

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

Brazil and the US agree a $21m debt for nature swap to protect threatened tropical forests.
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Brazilian air force ordered to report UFO sightings

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 1:47

Brazil orders its air force and civilian pilots to officially report any UFO sightings.
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Finding books in Brazil's trash

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 23:21
related places: Benedito, Sao Paulo, Silva

Benedito da Silva used to scour the dumps of Sao Paulo looking for anything of value, but after finding a huge number of books he started his own collection and is now donating them to schools and libraries.
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Oil washes ashore on Brazil beach

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 1:00
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Oil has washed up on the shore of five beaches in Brazil, east of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
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Asia 'spurs Brazil shark kills'

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 4:35
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An environmental group accuses a Brazilian company of killing almost 300,000 sharks to meet Asian demand for shark fin soup.
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Asia 'spurs Brazil shark kills'

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 4:35
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An environmental group accuses a Brazilian company of killing almost 300,000 sharks to meet Asian demand for shark fin soup.
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Sex tourism boom

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:19

Brazil's uphill struggle curtailing lucrative trade in underage sex
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Sex tourism boom

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:19

Brazil's uphill struggle curtailing lucrative trade in underage sex
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Menezes accepts Brazil coach job

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 15:22
related places: Ramalho

Corinthians boss Mano Menezes agrees to become Brazil's new national team coach.
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Ready for Cup challenge?

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 14:28

Brazil prepares - slowly - for World Cup
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Dead penguins washed up in Brazil

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 0:41

Scientists in Brazil are worried after hundreds of penguins are washed up dead on the country's beaches.
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Scolari for Brazil job - Socrates

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 12:18

Former Brazil captain Socrates tells BBC Sport former Chelsea boss Luis Felipe Scolari should be the next Brazil coach.
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Argentina offer Maradona new deal

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 7:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Diego Maradona is to be offered a new deal that would keep him in charge of Argentina through to the summer of 2014 - when Brazil stages the World Cup.
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Passing the ball

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 9:31

Lula's World Cup visit highlights Brazil-Africa ties
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Friday, July 9th 2010, 14:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brazil launches its logo for the World Cup in 2014, saying it must learn from South Africa in order to host a successful tournament in four years.
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Election battle

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 11:42

The race begins to be Brazil's next president
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Dunga sacked as Brazil head coach

Monday, July 5th 2010, 11:35

Dunga is sacked as Brazil coach after the quarter-final exit from the World Cup.
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Lula pays tribute to African role

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 9:41

Brazil's Lula hails Africa's historic role and promises closer ties as he makes his final tour of the continent as president.
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Lula pays tribute to African role

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 9:41

Brazil's Lula hails Africa's historic role and promises closer ties as he makes his final tour of the continent as president.
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Court drops Paris Hilton charges

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 23:58
related countries: France France, South Africa South Africa, United States United States
related places: Port Elizabeth

A South African court drops drugs charges against US socialite Paris Hilton at a court hearing after her arrest following a World Cup game.
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Dutch boss calms hopes of classic

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 21:04
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk warns that Friday's quarter-final against Brazil might not be the feast of football some expect.
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Brazil's Christ statue re-opened

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 8:45
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue above Rio de Janeiro is put back on show after a $4 million renovation.
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Injury sidelines Brazil ace Elano

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 13:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Elano is ruled out of the World Cup quarter-final against Netherlands with an ankle injury - and could miss the rest of the tournament.
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