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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 'needle boy' out of danger

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 23:07

Doctors in Brazil say a two-year-old boy who was pierced with at least 31 sewing needles is out of danger after a third operation.
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Drug mules

Monday, December 21st 2009, 0:45

Brazil's startling rise in foreign trafficker arrests
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Britons win Brazil fraud appeal

Friday, December 18th 2009, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British law graduates held in Brazil for insurance fraud have been acquitted on appeal, their lawyer says.
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Urgent op for Brazil needle boy

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 18:59
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian toddler found with 40 sewing needles inside him has been airlifted to hospital for urgent surgery.
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Arrest in Brazil needle boy case

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 9:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian toddler is found with 40 sewing needles inside him and his stepfather is arrested after an alleged "black magic rite".
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France to resume 'black box' hunt

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 5:08
related countries: France France

French investigators say they will begin a third search for the black boxes of an Air France plane that crashed off the coast of Brazil.
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Zelaya's exile move 'postponed'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 16:22
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Mexico Mexico
related places: Tegucigalpa

Plans for ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya to leave for exile in Mexico are postponed, says the Honduran government.
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Brazil police 'use lethal force'

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 21:48

Human Rights Watch accuses Brazil's police of routinely killing suspects and covering up the deaths as self-defence.
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Brazil thieves steal $6m 'during football finale'

Monday, December 7th 2009, 20:29
related places: Sao Paulo

Thieves in Brazil steal $6m from a cash delivery firm in Sao Paulo, taking advantage of the nation's passion for football, police say.
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Brazil face tough World Cup group

Friday, December 4th 2009, 21:12
related countries: Portugal Portugal, South Africa South Africa

Brazil will face Portugal, North Korea and Ivory Coast in the group stage of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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Rich 'should help Amazon forests'

Friday, November 27th 2009, 2:01

Nine nations in the Amazon region call on rich countries to provide poorer nations with the funds to preserve forests.
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Lula urges Iran nuclear solution

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 22:38
related countries: Iran Iran

Brazil reaffirms support for Iran's right to a civilian nuclear programme and calls for a solution with the West.
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'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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