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Italy recalls envoy in Brazil row

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 17:50
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy recalls its ambassador to Brazil amid an extradition row over a convicted Italian murderer.
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Man City poised to fine Robinho

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 11:30

Manchester City manager Mark Hughes says the club will fine record signing Robinho following his training ground walk-out.
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Landless in Brazil

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 12:09

Battle lines shift in struggle for agrarian reform
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Brazil sees record lightning toll

Monday, January 12th 2009, 0:12

More than 70 people were killed by lightning strikes in Brazil in 2008, the most for several years, scientists say.
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Stolen species

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 18:03

BBC joins police raid on Brazil's wildlife traffickers
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Brazil embraces spelling reforms

Thursday, January 1st 2009, 13:26
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Changes designed to standardise Portuguese spelling take effect in Brazil but other nations are yet to act on the controversial reforms.
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Brazil and France sign arms deal

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 19:09
related countries: France France

Brazil signs a $12bn deal with France to buy 50 helicopters and five submarines, in a move aimed at helping Brazil's arms industry.
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France backs Brazil UN ambition

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 4:59
related countries: France France

Brazil should have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, says French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Brazil remembers slain activist

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 10:23

President Lula of Brazil is to lead tributes to Chico Mendes, an Amazon environmentalist killed 20 years ago.
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Brazil and EU leaders hold summit

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 2:52
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Leaders from the EU and Brazil are expected to focus on the financial crisis and climate change at a Rio de Janeiro summit.
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Half celebration

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 11:02
related countries: India India

Brazil court delays final Indian reserve ruling
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Brazilian Indians 'win land case'

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 10:16
related countries: India India

Indigenous leaders hail a majority vote by Brazil's Supreme Court to keep a vast reserve intact but a final ruling is delayed.
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Deforestation cuts for Brazil

Monday, December 1st 2008, 17:59

Brazil's environment minister has plans to reduce deforestation in the Amazon region by up to 70%, as UN climate talks begin.
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Amazon destruction 'increasing'

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 11:22

The destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has accelerated for the first time in four years, officials say.
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Flood death toll in Brazil rises

Friday, November 28th 2008, 3:31
related places: Santa Catarina

The number of deaths following flooding and landsides in Brazil's southern state of Santa Catarina rises to 97.
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Russia and Brazil heads push ties

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 16:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev talks co-operastion and trade in Brazil as he continues his Latin America tour.
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Latin America tops murder tables

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 12:47

A young person in Latin America is 30 times more likely to be murdered than in Europe, a Brazil-based research group finds.
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Flood deaths in Brazil rise to 84

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 23:24

Rescue efforts are stepped up in southern Brazil, where floods have left 84 people dead and forced 53,000 from their homes.
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Heavy Brazil floods leave 45 dead

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 4:09

Flooding in southern Brazil kills at least 45 people and forces thousands from their homes after weeks of heavy rain.
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Hard graft

Friday, November 21st 2008, 16:59

Behind the scenes of Brazil's biofuel revolution
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Officials blamed for Brazil crash

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 2:58
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Ten Brazilian government and airline officials are blamed for the country's worst air crash, in an official report.
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Plane to monitor Brazilian tribes

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 1:15
related countries: Botswana Botswana, India India

Brazil is to use a plane equipped with body-heat sensors to monitor uncontacted Indian tribes in the Amazon.
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Gang raids Brazil police station

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 3:02
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in Brazil's Sao Paulo state search for a gang which stole guns and drugs from a police station, and then blew it up.
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Glock helpless on Hamilton pass

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 9:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Toyota's Timo Glock says he did not hand the F1 world title to Lewis Hamilton after the Briton overtook him on the last lap in Brazil.
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Abuse law protects Brazilian man

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 11:09
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A law to protect women from domestic violence in Brazil is used to protect a man from an abusive ex-wife.
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Lula setback in Brazil city poll

Monday, October 27th 2008, 0:18
related places: Sao Paulo

The right-wing mayor of Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo is re-elected, in a blow to President Lula's ruling Workers' Party.
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Turmoil in Latin American markets

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 10:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Latin American investors brace themselves a day after government interventions in Argentina and Brazil.
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Hamilton can take pressure - Hill

Sunday, October 19th 2008, 22:52
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Damon Hill says Lewis Hamilton will keep his cool in Brazil as he seeks to become Formula One's youngest world champion.
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Brazil foresees population slump

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 2:16

Brazil is facing a shrinking and ageing population, says a new report, pointing to reduced fertility rates.
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Brazil poll result mixed for Lula

Monday, October 6th 2008, 8:00
related places: Silva

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's party suffers a set-back in Sao Paulo in mixed local election results.
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Brazil government 'worst logger'

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 1:31

Brazil's Environment Ministry lists 100 of the worst illegal loggers - and names a government department as number one.
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Brazilian speeder faces nearly $2m in traffic fines

Friday, September 26th 2008, 14:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Police in Brazil finally catch up with a serial speeder who owed $1.9m (£1m) in traffic fines.
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Brazil unveils deforestation plan

Friday, September 26th 2008, 6:40

Brazil sets out a plan to end net deforestation by 2015, but with no targets on emission cuts.
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Norway joins fight to save Amazon

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 13:25

Norway pledges $1bn to a new fund to help Brazil preserve its Amazon rainforest and cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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Anti-Morales protests hit Bolivia

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 12:24
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Bolivia Bolivia

Protesters storm public buildings in eastern Bolivia, as opposition to President Evo Morales's reform plans escalates.
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Brazil oil boom 'to end poverty'

Monday, September 8th 2008, 9:19

Profits from major new offshore oil fields will be used to eradicate poverty and boost education, Brazil's President Lula vows.
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Opec invites Brazil to join group

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 11:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran invites Brazil, which recently announced major untapped oil sources offshore, to join oil producers' cartel Opec.
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Lula suspends Brazil spy chiefs

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 9:10

Brazil's President Lula suspends intelligence chiefs amid allegations their agency spied on officials, politicians and judges.
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Brazil steel firm in Peru boost

Monday, September 1st 2008, 21:33
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Peru Peru

Brazilian steel company Gerdau is to invest $1.4bn in its Peru business in a bid to boost production and benefit from Brazil's construction boom.
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Brazil delays Indian land ruling

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 0:06
related countries: India India

Brazil's Supreme Court puts off ruling on the status of an indigenous reserve disputed by Indians and farmers.
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Lula urges Brazil Olympic boost

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 0:20

Brazil's president urged the country to take sport more seriously, after winning just three Olympic golds.
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Brazil launches anti-gun appeal

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 23:42

Brazil offers cash payments and immunity for illegal weapons, in an effort to get 300,000 guns off the streets.
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Ronaldinho leads Brazil to bronze

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 15:39
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Brazil take out their frustration at missing the Olympic final by beating Belgium 3-0 to take the bronze medal.
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Wal-Mart to invest $1bn in Brazil

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 22:46

The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, aims to invest some $1bn in Brazil, as part of expansion plans in the region.
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Monday, August 4th 2008, 17:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Brazil examine a leg and two arms they believe belong to a British teenager killed in the country, according to reports.
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