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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

Webber 'angle of impact' saved him

Monday, December 1st 2014, 22:32

Mark Webber says he only avoided serious injury during a race in Brazil because he crashed at the "correct angle".
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Brazil legend Pele is 'improving'

Friday, November 28th 2014, 14:04
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil legend Pele is improving but remains in intensive care having been admitted to hospital with a urinary infection.
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India relaxes visas to boost tourism

Friday, November 28th 2014, 6:24
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, Japan Japan, United States United States

Tourists from US, Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan can now get visas on arrival in India after the country extended its limited scheme.
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NZ murderer deported from Brazil

Friday, November 28th 2014, 1:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil has been deported to his home country.
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Brazil sees fall in Amazon tree loss

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 0:50

Brazil says deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18% in the past year, but campaigners dispute the figures.
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Scandal strains Brazil's giant Petrobras

Friday, November 21st 2014, 0:32

Corruption scandal surrounding Brazil's oil colossus Petrobras
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Brazil's Petrobras pledges overhaul

Monday, November 17th 2014, 23:04

The head of Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras promises to improve the way it is run as it struggles to deal with a corruption scandal.
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Petrobras scandal will 'change Brazil'

Monday, November 17th 2014, 1:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says a scandal at state-owned Petrobras oil company can change the country by getting rid of the culture of impunity.
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Brazil 'cannibal trio' sentenced

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 19:13

A judge in north-eastern Brazil sentences three people to 20-23 years in prison for killing and eating a homeless woman.
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Escaped NZ murderer found in Brazil

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 7:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil is now in custody, New Zealand police say.
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Murders follow a WhatsApp curfew

Monday, November 10th 2014, 0:19

The Brazil murders that followed a chat app message
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to Brazil win

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 18:07
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana
related places: Hamilton, Mercedes

Nico Rosberg cuts Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's title lead with victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Rosberg tops Brazil final practice

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 14:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana
related places: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Rosberg tops second Brazil practice

Friday, November 7th 2014, 17:54
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana
related places: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton in second practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Friday, November 7th 2014, 15:25

A leading climatologist and earth scientist has told the BBC that there is a direct link between deforestation in the Amazon and Brazil's record drought.
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Nasr to drive for Sauber in 2015

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 0:03

Sauber announce that Brazil's Felipe Nasr will drive for them in 2015, joining fellow new signing Marcus Ericsson.
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Brazil school bus crash kills 10

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 13:35
related places: Sao Paulo

Six students and four staff from a school in Brazil's Sao Paulo state are killed when the bus they were travelling in crashes into a lorry.
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Brazil's Rousseff promises reform

Monday, October 27th 2014, 14:37

President Dilma Rousseff promises to re-unite a divided Brazil after narrowly winning re-election with 52% of votes in Sunday's presidential poll.
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Chiquita banana firm in Brazil deal

Monday, October 27th 2014, 13:41
related places: Safra

Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups agree a deal to buy banana giant Chiquita, just days after shareholders rejected a deal with rival Fyffes.
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Tight Brazil election draws to close

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 20:08

Voting draws to a close in Brazil in a bitterly-contested and tight presidential election that pitted incumbent Dilma Rousseff against centrist Aecio Neves.
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Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 7:04

Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
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Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil

Friday, October 24th 2014, 21:25

Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
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VIDEO: Brazil's 'tightest' presidential vote

Friday, October 24th 2014, 18:21
related places: Minas Gerais

Sunday's presidential run-off vote in Brazil is too close to call and the election battle has centred on the pivotal home state of both candidates, Minas Gerais.
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Puffer fish poisons 11 in Brazil

Friday, October 24th 2014, 16:32

Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.
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Brazil election: Class divides voters

Friday, October 24th 2014, 15:18

People divided ahead of Brazil election run-off
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Brazilian police crack 'darknet'

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 23:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Police in Brazil uncover a huge child pornography network hidden in the so-called 'darknet', with 55 people arrested in a year-long operation.
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Brazil prison hostage drama resolved

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 21:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Parana

A two-day standoff at a jail in the southern Brazilian state of Parana ends after a group of prisoners free 10 guards they had taken hostage.
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VIDEO: 'Brazilian Slumdog' hits Rio cinemas

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 5:37
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil has a strong cinema industry and has joined forces with UK film-makers in a pioneering co-production led by British director Stephen Daldry.
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Argentina 0-2 Brazil

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 14:42
related countries: Argentina Argentina, China China
related places: Beijing

Diego Tardelli scores twice as Brazil secure a morale-boosting 2-0 win against Argentina in a friendly in Beijing.
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Brazil Ebola case tests negative

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 13:27
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Brazil says a Guinean man quarantined under suspicion of infection with Ebola has tested negative for the disease.
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Drought hits Brazil's biggest city

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 0:49
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

The governor of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has asked for emergency clearance to siphon the remaining water out of an almost empty reservoir.
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Brazil candidates' stance on key issues

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 8:19

Where do Brazil's presidential candidates stand on key issues
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Dilma Rousseff faces Brazil run-off

Monday, October 6th 2014, 15:33
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will face centre-right Aecio Neves in an election run-off, but environmentalist Marina Silva comes a distant third.
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VIDEO: BBC visits Brazil polling station

Sunday, October 5th 2014, 20:44

More than 142 million Brazilians are voting to choose the country's next president, following a dramatic election campaign.
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Hackers target Brazil election

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 18:25

As Brazilians prepare to vote for president, the Electoral Court dismisses reports that the electronic voting system is vulnerable to cyber attacks.
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VIDEO: The women vying for Brazil presidency

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 22:12

On Sunday Brazilians will elect a new president with the incumbent President Dilma Rousseff still the favourite but opponent Marina Silva has staunch support spanning society.
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No clear winner in Brazil election debate

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:43

Brazil's election candidates in lacklustre show in final TV debate
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VIDEO: From Amazon jungle to presidential palace

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 11:42

Ahead of Sunday's presidential election, Wyre Davis travels to the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil to hear voters' views on the presidential candidates.
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US and Brazil resolve cotton dispute

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 1:57
related countries: United States United States

The United States and Brazil have come to an agreement designed to end a decade long dispute over cotton subsidies, reports say.
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Brazil hotel hostage crisis ends

Monday, September 29th 2014, 20:48
related places: Brasilia

An apparently armed man who held a hotel employee hostage in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, surrenders to police after a seven-hour stand-off.
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