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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.

World news related to Brazil – overview

Brazil: news

'Lula, Son of Brazil' makes first public screening

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 10:18
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A film about the Brazilian president's life proves controversial because of a clash with the next election.
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Sting's plea

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 22:07

Rock star urges Brazil to listen to tribal fears
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Court backs Battisti extradition

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 23:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Brazil's Supreme Court approves the extradition of former left-wing militant Cesare Battisti to Italy.
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Brazil and France in climate deal

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 19:35
related countries: Denmark Denmark, France France
related places: Copenhagen

Brazil and France agree a common position on fighting global warming before the UN climate change conference.
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Brazil proposes carbon cut target

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 1:14

Brazil offers to cut carbon emissions by 36% by 2020, in an attempt to encourage richer nations to reveal their plans.
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Amazon deforestation 'record low'

Friday, November 13th 2009, 0:38

The rate of deforestation in the Amazon drops by 45% to the lowest on record, Brazil's government says.
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Storm blamed for Brazil power cut

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 0:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A severe storm is blamed for widespread power cuts in Brazil which lasted more than five hours, the government says.
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Major power failures hit Brazil

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:07
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's two largest cities - Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo - are hit by major blackouts due to a problem at a massive hydro-electric dam.
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Black or white?

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 1:43

Brazil's university race quotas polarise nation
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Brazil tribe finds crash survivors

Friday, October 30th 2009, 22:53
related countries: India India

An Indian tribe in Brazil has found at least nine survivors of a plane crash in the Amazon region, Brazil's air force says.
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Search under way for Brazil plane

Friday, October 30th 2009, 15:32
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian air force is searching for a military plane that disappeared over the Amazon region with 11 people on board.
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Honduras takes Brazil to UN court

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 18:27
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Brazil faces court action for allowing ousted President Manuel Zelaya to remain in its embassy in Honduras.
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'Abuse rabbi' returns to Israel

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:59
related countries: Israel Israel

A self-styled rabbi suspected in one of the worst cases of child abuse in Israeli history is extradited from Brazil to face questioning.
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Truth at last?

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 7:31

Brazil set to take long hard look at military-era abuses
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Five killed in Brazil jail fire

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 21:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana

At least five inmates are killed and dozens injured in a fire that broke out at a Brazilian jail, reportedly after a riot there.
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Brazil police launch Rio manhunt

Monday, October 19th 2009, 20:09
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Military police in Brazil carry out a manhunt in Rio de Janeiro to find the gunmen who shot down a police helicopter on Saturday.
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Button savours dream world title

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 22:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Jenson Button celebrates fulfilling a boyhood dream after his bold drive in Brazil earns him a maiden world title.
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Brazilian Grand Prix as it happened

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 19:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Britain's Jenson Button is crowned world champion after finishing fifth at the Brazilian Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Mark Webber taking the win.
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Ghana triumphant at U20 World Cup

Friday, October 16th 2009, 21:36
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ten-man Ghana triumph at the Under-20 World Cup with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Brazil.
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India criticised on World Food Day

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:30
related countries: China China, India India

Brazil and China are praised, and India criticised, in a new report on efforts to tackle hunger, published on UN World Food Day.
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Ghana out to make history at U20

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 15:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Ghana are aiming to become the first African side to win the Under-20 World Cup as they take on Brazil in the final in Egypt.
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Santander raises $8bn in Brazil

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 9:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian unit of banking giant Santander raises 14.1bn reais ($8.1bn) in the world's biggest share offering since March 2008.
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Accused Brazil TV host 'missing'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 4:08

Police in Brazil say a TV crime show host accused of ordering killings to boost ratings has gone missing.
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Going, going, gone

Monday, October 5th 2009, 23:06
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Boys from Brazil quit Irish village as the crunch bites
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Honduran threat to Brazil mission

Monday, September 28th 2009, 3:56
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras threatens to revoke Brazil's right to a mission in a dispute over the status of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
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Red Cross visit amid Honduras row

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 0:28
related countries: Honduras Honduras

A Red Cross delegate has been at Brazil's embassy in Honduras, where ousted President Manuel Zelaya is sheltering.
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Brazil fireworks blast kills 10

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 19:07
related places: Sao Paulo

At least ten people are killed in an explosion at a fireworks store on the outskirts of Sao Paulo in Brazil, local media reports
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Honduras leader 'willing to talk'

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 10:26
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduran interim leader Roberto Micheletti says he is willing to talk to ousted president Zelaya, barricaded in Brazil's embassy.
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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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