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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

Brazil probes organ-selling claims

Friday, June 6th 2014, 15:54

Brazil's prosecutors are investigating allegations that organs are being illegally taken from unidentified bodies and sold for medical research.
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VIDEO: Will World Cup revive Brazil's fortunes?

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 21:28

Brazil are the overwhelming favourites to lift the World Cup trophy - but there is huge pressure on the team from their diehard fans.
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Brazil homeless in World Cup protest

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 9:30

Homeless people in Brazil block the road leading to the stadium where the World Cup is due to start in protest at spending on the tournament.
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VIDEO: Brazilian frustration - in numbers

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 23:03
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil's grim mood by the numbers
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VIDEO: Brazilians cool on cup fever

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 11:24

The World Cup in Brazil is just over a week away. But the country has faced problems with stadium delays, overspends and civil unrest
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Getting to know Dilma over dinner

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 8:46

Getting to know Brazil's president over steak and prawns
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Brazil defends World Cup preparation

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 8:29
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff defends her government's handling of preparations for the World Cup, which starts in Sao Paulo next week.
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Is fouling key to Brazil's World Cup hopes?

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 7:46

Is fouling key to Brazil's World Cup hopes?
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VIDEO: Brazil's World Cup tensions grow

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 4:01
related countries: Panama Panama

Anti-government protesters in Brazil have targeted a friendly football match between the World Cup host nation and Panama.
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Brazil federal police given pay rise

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 9:39

Federal police officers in Brazil are offered a 15.8% pay rise in an effort to stop them from going on strike during the football World Cup.
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Lallana wants to leave Southampton

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 20:00

Southampton captain Adam Lallana tells the club he wants to leave when he returns from the World Cup in Brazil.
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AUDIO: Brazil's World Cup 'sex tourism'

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England players heading for the World Cup in Brazil are taking part in a high-profile campaign warning travelling fans about the dangers of so-called "sex tourism".
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Drought hits Brazil's coffee industry

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 23:08

Drought hits Brazil's coffee farmers - and pushes prices up
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VIDEO: Brazil drought hits coffee

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 23:06

A drought in Brazil has hit its coffee-growing region hard in recent months, pushing prices up and ruining crops in the world's biggest coffee producing country.
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Van der Vaart out of World Cup

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:25
related places: Rafael

Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart will miss the World Cup in Brazil after suffering a calf injury in training.
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VIDEO: Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 6:09
related places: Brasilia

Police in Brazil have fired tear gas at anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators in the capital, Brasilia.
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Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 0:02
related places: Brasilia

Police in Brazil use tear gas on anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators near the National Stadium in the capital, Brasilia.
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Brazil training starts amid protests

Monday, May 26th 2014, 23:41

Brazil's football squad starts preparing for the World Cup at the training ground it will be using during the tournament amid protests by teachers.
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VIDEO: Weight of expectation on Brazil team

Monday, May 26th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana

With the World Cup just over two weeks away, the Brazilian squad has arrived at its training camp in the hills above Rio.
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VIDEO: Anti-World Cup protesters march

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 5:45
related places: Sao Paulo

Hundreds of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Sao Paulo, in the latest show of opposition to the World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 23:31
related countries: France France, Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.
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No excuses if I don't perform - Rooney

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 12:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fully fit England forward Wayne Rooney says there will be no excuses if he does not perform at the World Cup in Brazil.
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England wrap up to replicate Brazil

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 6:20

England players train in multiple layers and undergo sweat tests in preparation for the heat of the World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazilian police go on strike

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 1:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Thousands of police across Brazil go on a one-day strike over pay in another hiccup ahead of the football World Cup, which begins on 12 June.
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Brazil: Where God is on the pitch

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 16:12

Links between faith and football in Brazil
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Sao Paulo turned white by hailstorm

Monday, May 19th 2014, 19:32
related places: Sao Paulo

An unusually heavy hailstorm late on Sunday has left many roads in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo flooded or coated in white.
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Brazilian prisoners release hostages

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 20:50
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Prisoners at a maximum-security jail in Brazil release 122 hostages held since Saturday after some of their demands were reportedly met.
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VIDEO: 'Land invasion' near Brazil stadium

Friday, May 16th 2014, 23:43

With less than a month to go before the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, the government is facing fresh protests from various groups, including families who have invaded land within sight of the stadium.
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Brazil 2014 dengue risk predicted

Friday, May 16th 2014, 23:37

Scientists develop an "early warning system" to alert authorities to the risk of dengue fever outbreaks in Brazil during the World Cup.
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Brazil's battle to upgrade airports

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 22:55

Brazil's battle to improve its airports for the World Cup
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Fast food worker protests spread

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 18:38
related countries: France France, Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

US fast food workers join counterparts in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and conditions.
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Scolari faces Portugal tax inquiry

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 17:00
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Brazil's football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is made the focus of a criminal investigation into tax fraud in Portugal weeks before the World Cup.
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Costa and Torres in Spain squad

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 11:51
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Torres

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres are picked in Spain's provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil launches border security plan

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 0:46

Brazil has begun a massive military operation to secure its lengthy borders ahead of next month's World Cup.
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VIDEO: Disease threat to World Cup fans

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 7:30

Following concerns Brazil will not be ready to host the World Cup, there is also a warning that fans should guard against dengue fever.
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El Nino to undo England's World Cup?

Friday, May 9th 2014, 23:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's bid for World Cup glory in Brazil this summer could be undone by a much-feared weather phenomenon.
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VIDEO: Eighth death at Brazil stadiums

Friday, May 9th 2014, 5:48

A worker has been killed after being electrocuted at a World Cup stadium in Brazil, officials say.
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World Cup hit by new stadium death

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 22:31

A worker is electrocuted at a stadium in western Brazil, the eighth to die in an accident during the building of the 12 World Cup arenas.
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