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After Brazil dam disaster, Vale asks for forgiveness, gets fury

01 January, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

BRUMADINHO, Brazil/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Offers of penance from Vale SA for one of the deadliest mining disasters in decades fell on deaf ears in Brazil, where authorities and victims’ families seethed at a death toll from a burst Read More

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Brazil inaugurates far-right firebrand Bolsonaro as president

01 January, 2019 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro, who has vowed to crack down on political corruption, violent crime and ignite a moribund economy with deregulation and fiscal discipline, was sworn in as Brazil’s president on Tuesday. The former Army captain Read More

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Brazil, Paraguay police arrest five people plotting to free drug gang leade...

10 October, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Police arrested five Brazilian drug traffickers on Thursday accused of plotting to free a leader of the Red Command drug gang from jail in Paraguay, Brazil’s federal police said. The four men and a woman were Read More

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Brazil’s next president to struggle for base in Congress

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Whoever wins Brazil’s presidential race this month will inherit a fiscal straight jacket and a drifting economy in urgent need of repair – but will have no governing coalition in Congress to pass reforms. On Sunday, Brazilians Read More

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Nestle to remove stabilizers from major milk brands in Brazil

09 September, 2018 11:08 am 11:08 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Nestle SA is eliminating stabilizers from two of its major milk brands in Brazil, an executive told Reuters, as the world’s largest food company makes a global push to capture growing consumer interest in natural, healthy Read More

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Richarlison doubles helps Brazil to 5-0 triumph

09 September, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

LANDOVER (Reuters) – A double from Richarlison on his first international start helped Brazil to a 5-0 win over El Salvador in Maryland on Tuesday. Brazil ran out with a new-look side, with coach Tite giving debuts to goalkeeper Neto Read More

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Brazil presidential election thrown into chaos after front-runner stabbed

09 September, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

SAO PAULO/JUIZ DE FORA, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil’s presidential race was thrown into chaos on Friday with the far-right front-runner Jair Bolsonaro in serious but stable condition in an intensive care unit after being stabbed at a rally, his wound Read More

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Brazil to face Saudi Arabia, Argentina in October

09 September, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil will go to Saudi Arabia to play the host nation and Argentina in October friendlies, the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. The five-times World Cup winners will play the Saudis on Oct. 12 in Read More

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Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro in serious condition after stabbing

09 September, 2018 8:34 am 8:34 am

JUIZ DE FORA, Brazil (Reuters) – The leading candidate in Brazil’s presidential election is in serious but stable condition after being stabbed by an assailant at a campaign rally, doctors said, pushing an already chaotic campaign into further disarray. Far-right Read More

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Massive fire tears through Rio’s 200-year old National Museum

09 September, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A massive fire raced through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro , probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items, ranging from archeological finds to historical memorabilia. The destruction of the Read More

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Uber’s new Brazil center aims to improve safety of cash transactions

08 August, 2018 10:27 am 10:27 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million-reais ($64-million) center in Brazil that will research technology to make it safer for its drivers to accept cash, a key payment method in its rapid Read More

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Brazil slams Venezuela as measles spreads across border

08 August, 2018 10:53 am 10:53 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse. Since Read More

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Brazil fans greet team after World Cup knockout

07 July, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Members of Brazil’s national team, which was knocked out of the 2018 World Cup, were applauded by fans greeting their arrival at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport on Sunday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Read More

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Chance was not on Brazil’s side in painful defeat, says Tite

07 July, 2018 8:49 am 8:49 am

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – Brazil coach Tite felt a terrible bitterness after they were knocked out of the World Cup by Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday and said his side never got the breaks in an enthralling end-to-end contest. Read More

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Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis

07 July, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – Belgium struck early and then held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday. Read More

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