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Trade rows 'imperil world order'

Sunday, September 10th 2006, 15:53

As negotiators try to relaunch global trade talks in Brazil, one says failure to reach a deal could have dire results.
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Strike ends at Brazil VW factory

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 6:21
related countries: Germany Germany

Unions call off a strike at Volkswagen's largest plant in Brazil, after the German firm suspends job cut plans.
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Fresh boost for Brazil's economy

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 17:13

Brazil's current account surplus swelled to a record $3.04bn in July, signalling strong growth in exports.
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Ex-Paraguayan ruler dies in exile

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 16:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Paraguay Paraguay
related places: Brasilia

Paraguay's former military ruler Alfredo Stroessner dies aged 93 in a hospital in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia.
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Empty chair marks Brazil debate

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 10:39

Hopefuls in Brazil's presidential elections take part in a TV debate marked by the absence of the president.
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Graft scandal engulfs Brazil MPs

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 22:38
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Seventy-two Brazilian deputies face expulsion after a panel uncovered a mass corruption ring.
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Brazil and US see trade talk hope

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 14:55
related countries: United States United States

The US and Brazil, two of the main players in collapsed global trade talks, say a deal could be reached in months.
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Football: Dunga is Brazil manager

Monday, July 24th 2006, 21:31

Former captain Dunga succeeds Carlos Alberto Parreira as the coach of Brazil.
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Red Baron heiress killed parents

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 3:39
related countries: Germany Germany

A relative of German World War I flying ace the Red Baron is jailed in Brazil for killing her wealthy parents.
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Brazil police 'bust cocaine gang'

Friday, July 7th 2006, 7:04

Brazil's most wanted cocaine trafficker is arrested and his international network broken up, police say.
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Brazil's election campaign begins

Thursday, July 6th 2006, 20:48
related places: Silva

One year after a bruising corruption scandal, Brazil's president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva seeks a second term in office.
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World Cup: Zidane hails win

Saturday, July 1st 2006, 21:37
related countries: France France

Zinedine Zidane hails France's "beautiful" victory over Brazil.
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Court frees Stang murder suspect

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 23:41

Brazil's Supreme Court frees a suspect in the murder of activist nun Dorothy Stang ahead of his trial.
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Brazil's law-enforcing buffaloes

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 11:38

Hugh O'Shaughnessy has been discovering that in certain parts of Brazil, the police have adopted a helper of a very different sort.
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Brazil pins hopes on new prisons

Friday, June 23rd 2006, 20:07

The first in a new generation of high-security prisons opens in Brazil, following a recent wave of violence
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Japan 1-4 Brazil

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 21:10

Ronaldo scores twice to become joint-highest scorer in World Cup finals history as Brazil thrash Japan.
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Crowds celebrate Brazil Gay Pride

Sunday, June 18th 2006, 3:21
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

More than a million people take to the streets of the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo for its tenth Gay Pride parade.
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Ronaldo has tests over headaches

Thursday, June 15th 2006, 7:10

Under-fire Brazil striker Ronaldo is taken to a clinic after complaining of dizziness and headaches.
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Kovac says marking Ronaldo 'easy'

Wednesday, June 14th 2006, 5:57
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Croatia centre-back Robert Kovac says he was surprised by the lack of threat posed by Brazil striker Ronaldo.
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Brazil 1-0 Croatia

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 20:55
related countries: Croatia Croatia

A first-half strike from Kaka gives Brazil a 1-0 victory over Croatia in Berlin.
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Ronaldo sits out Brazil training

Thursday, June 8th 2006, 13:00

Striker Ronaldo misses Brazil's training session because of illness.
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Ronaldinho pleads for protection

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 9:25

Brazil's Ronaldinho asks World Cup referees to protect him and his team-mates.
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Landless storm Brazil Congress

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 8:29
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Brasilia

Nearly 500 people are arrested after landless Brazilian farm workers invade a congress building in Brasilia.
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Sao Paulo's prison chief resigns

Friday, May 26th 2006, 19:10
related places: Sao Paulo

The top prison official in Brazil's Sao Paulo state resigns, two weeks after a wave of violence killed at least 150 people.
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Mixed views on Brazil drug arrest

Sunday, May 21st 2006, 15:14

Officials assess the impact of the arrest of one of the world's top drug smugglers, Pablo Rayo Montano.
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Shaky calm in shocked Sao Paulo

Saturday, May 20th 2006, 1:01
related places: Sao Paulo

Calm returns to Sao Paulo state in Brazil after a week of clashes between gangs and police that has left 170 dead.
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Rows as Sao Paulo killings go on

Friday, May 19th 2006, 11:17
related places: Sao Paulo

There are further gang-related deaths in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, but officials deny the police are out of control.
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Brazil governor denies reprisals

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 20:44
related places: Sao Paulo

The governor of Brazil's violence-hit Sao Paulo state denies police are out of control, as clashes continue.
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Police backlash lifts Brazil toll

Tuesday, May 16th 2006, 21:58

At least 115 people are now known to have died in Brazil, in four days of gang violence and a police backlash.
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Gang violence grips Brazil state

Monday, May 15th 2006, 21:34
related places: Sao Paulo

Criminal gangs stage more violent attacks in Brazil's Sao Paulo state where 81 people have been killed.
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Football: Brazil name Cup squad

Monday, May 15th 2006, 15:10

Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira avoids any major surprises in his 23-man World Cup squad.
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More die in fresh Brazil violence

Sunday, May 14th 2006, 22:12
related places: Sao Paulo

At least 52 people die in two nights of attacks on police in Sao Paulo, Brazil, while inmates in over 70 jails revolt.
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Jail riots follow Brazil attacks

Sunday, May 14th 2006, 2:46
related places: Sao Paulo

Riots break out in 18 prisons after a wave of attacks in Sao Paulo, Brazil, leave at least 30 dead.
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Attacks in Brazil leave 30 dead

Saturday, May 13th 2006, 23:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

At least 30 people, including 19 policemen, die in a series of attacks in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
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Bolivia 'won't pay compensation'

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 14:12

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says foreign firms should not expect compensation for seized energy assets.
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Brazil joins world's nuclear club

Saturday, May 6th 2006, 19:45

Brazil joins the select group of countries with the capability of enriching uranium for energy production.
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South Americans agree on gas

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 23:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Venezuela Venezuela

Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia and Brazil seek agreement on gas supplies and prices at an emergency summit.
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Third man jailed for US nun death

Thursday, April 27th 2006, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

A third man is jailed for aiding the killing of US-born nun Dorothy Stang, a peasants' rights activist, in Brazil.
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Brazil meets oil needs with rig

Saturday, April 22nd 2006, 1:19

Brazil's president opens a vast new oil rig which will enable the country to be self-sufficient in oil production.
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Former Brazil football coach dies

Friday, April 21st 2006, 17:35

The former coach of Brazil's national football team, Tele Santana, dies at the age of 74.
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Rural killings marked in Brazil

Tuesday, April 18th 2006, 3:17

Thousands of Brazilians gather to mark the 10th anniversary of the killing of 19 land rights protesters.
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Brazilian back on Earth from ISS

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 3:59
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Three astronauts, including Brazil's first man in space, return to Earth from the International Space Station.
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Brazil former minister indicted

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 15:54

Brazil's ex-finance minister is charged with illegally accessing the account of a witness in a corruption case.
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Brazil targets 2014 World Cup

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 9:02

World Cup holders Brazil target 2014 as the year to stage the finals for only the second time in their history
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Free trade bid for emerging world

Friday, March 31st 2006, 9:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brazil, India and South Africa pledge to set up a free trade area which may grow to take in the nations they represent.
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