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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

Hondurans surround Brazil embassy

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 0:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Honduras Honduras

Honduran authorities impose strict controls on the Brazilian embassy, where deposed leader Manuel Zelaya is holed up.
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Brazil eyes Amazon sugar cane ban

Friday, September 18th 2009, 10:19

Brazil's government unveils proposals to ban sugar cane and ethanol production in environmentally sensitive areas.
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Growing despair

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 23:59

Land disputes threaten Brazil's indigenous groups
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Rio massacre police sentenced

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 8:19

Two ex-police officers in Brazil are jailed for around 500 years each for a massacre of of 29 people on Rio's outskirts four years ago.
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Rich responsible

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 22:57

Brazil's president blames downturn on well-off nations
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Brazil's economy out of recession

Friday, September 11th 2009, 14:34
related countries: Japan Japan, Sweden Sweden

Brazil follows countries such as Sweden and Japan by coming out of recession after its economy grew in the April-to-June quarter.
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S America storm kills at least 17

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 10:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A fierce storm kills at least 17 people and injures dozens more in northern Argentina and southern Brazil.
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Brazil seeks to end 'fugitive haven' image

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 6:39

Brazil launches a campaign to change its image as a safe haven for fugitives escaping justice across the world.
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Italian accused of Brazil groping

Monday, September 7th 2009, 1:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Controversy grows in Brazil over the arrest of an Italian tourist held after kissing his eight-year-old daughter in public.
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Brazil unveils oil rules changes

Monday, August 31st 2009, 20:32

Brazil's president unveils plans to overhaul its oil industry to take advantage of vast supplies found offshore.
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Clashes over Brazil slum eviction

Monday, August 24th 2009, 17:00
related places: Sao Paulo

Some 2,000 residents of a shanty town on the outskirts of Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo clash with police trying to evict them.
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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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