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Future vision?

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:33

Brazil's striking 'new' capital turns 50 this month
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Brazil's election race kicks off

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 16:07

The two front-runners for Brazil's presidency leave their current jobs to be able to run in October's election.
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Israeli FM 'boycotts Brazil head'

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 8:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Israel Israel
related places: Silva

Israel's foreign minister is reported to have boycotted a visit by the Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Israeli FM 'boycotts Brazil head'

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 2:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Israel Israel
related places: Silva

Israel's foreign minister is reported to have boycotted a visit by the Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Brazil leader begins Mid-East tour

Monday, March 15th 2010, 6:07
related countries: Israel Israel

Brazil's president arrives in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour to throw his country's weight behind the peace process.
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Lula criticised for Cuba comment

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Brazil's President Lula is criticised for comments that appear to compare Cuban dissidents on hunger strike to common criminals.
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BP to explore for oil in Brazil

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 9:30

Oil giant BP announces a $7bn (£4.7bn) deal that will allow it to begin exploring for oil off the coast of Brazil.
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What next for US - South America trade?

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 10:50
related countries: United States United States

Brazil is planning trade sanctions in retaliation for US subsidies to cotton farmers. What will be the impact?
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Brazil rebuffs US Iran pressure

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 23:50
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Brazil will not bow to US pressure to support sanctions against Iran over its nuclear work, the country's foreign minister says.
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Dunne ruled out of Brazil match

Monday, March 1st 2010, 12:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Richard Dunne pulls out of the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Brazil on Tuesday at the Emirates Stadium because of injury.
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Fidel Castro is doing 'exceptionally well', Brazil's leader says

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 11:44
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Silva

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is described as being in good shape by Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Brazil party endorses candidate

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 23:18

Brazil's Workers' Party confirms President Lula's choice, Dilma Rousseff, as its presidential candidate for October elections.
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Brazil sea rescue for Canadians

Friday, February 19th 2010, 18:57
related countries: Canada Canada

More than 60 people aboard a Canadian sailing ship that sank in high winds are rescued off the coast of Brazil.
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Lula's choice

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 1:55

The woman Brazil's president hopes will succeed him
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Air France jet search 'to resume'

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 1:47
related countries: France France

The search for wreckage of an Air France jet that crashed off the coast of Brazil will resume in March, French officials say.
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Brazil governor faces corruption charges

Friday, February 12th 2010, 10:44
related places: Brasilia

Jose Roberto Arruda, the governor of Brazil's capital Brasilia, hands himself in to face corruption allegations.
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Volkswagen recalls cars in Brazil

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 16:02

Volkswagen recalls nearly 200,000 cars in Brazil because of a potential rear wheel problem that could cause them to fall off.
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New markets boost Coca-Cola sales

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 15:28

Coca-Cola sees sales and profits rise following a strong performance in developing markets, including Brazil.
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Ronaldinho could miss World Cup

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 14:59

Ronaldinho could miss out on the World Cup after failing to be selected for Brazil's final warm-up friendly.
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Row over girl's Rio Carnival role

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 8:52

A row erupts in Brazil as a young girl is given what is traditionally a "sexy" role as a samba queen in the Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
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Huge Brazil dam moves step closer

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 0:42

Brazil grants an environmental licence for a controversial hydro-electric dam - the world's third largest - in the Amazon.
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Lula 'perfect' after health tests

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 14:49
related places: Silva

Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he is in "perfect" condition following hospital tests for a health scare.
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Brazil's President Lula taken ill

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 10:18
related countries: Botswana Botswana

President Lula of Brazil cancels his trip to the World Economic Forum after being taken to hospital with high blood pressure.
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Brazil returns Argentine general

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 6:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Brazil extradites to Argentina a former army colonel accused of human rights abuses during military rule in the 1970s.
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Eyeing posterity

Monday, January 11th 2010, 10:54

Brazil divided on Lula's legacy as his term nears end
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Brazil 'may shut nuclear plants'

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 23:56

Two nuclear plants near a city in southern Brazil hit by deadly landslides may be temporarily shut down, the mayor says.
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Storms kill at least 18 in Brazil

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 18:13
related places: Rio de Janeiro

At least 11 people die in Brazil as flooding and landslides hit Rio de Janeiro state after heavy rains.
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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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