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German diplomat arrested in Brazil for alleged murder of husband

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A Brazilian Judge has ordered that German Consul Uwe Herbert Hahn should be held in custody in connection with the alleged murder of his husband in Rio de Janeiro -- denying defense claims of diplomatic immunity, ac...

Brazil president rips Leonardo DiCaprio over Amazon deforestation tweet: ‘Give up your yacht before lecturing’

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"According to this map from @mapbiomas, the region has faced an onslaught of illegal deforestation at the hands of extractive industry over the last 3 years," DiCaprio wrote, sharing a graphic from Brazilian deforest...

Brazil charges three men over killings of British journalist and indigenous expert

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Authorities in Brazil have charged three men with "aggravated double homicide and concealment of a corpse" following the disappearance last month of British journalist Dom Philips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bru...

Brazil sees record Amazon deforestation in first half of 2022

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Brazil's Amazon rainforest has been deforested by a record amount in the first half of 2022, according to the country's Space Research Institute (INPE). Data from INPE satellites shows that 3,750 square kilometers (...

Tucker Carlson: Allowing Brazil to become a colony of China would be a significant blow to us

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In the space of just 15 years, for example, the Chinese have succeeded in re-colonizing the entire continent of Africa. Didn't think that could happen? Well, it is happening. In Africa, China now calls the shots and ...

Miss Brazil 2018 Gleycy Correia dead at 27 after surgery complications: report

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Correia died at a private clinic on Monday after being in a coma for the past two months, according to the Daily Mail. The beauty pageant queen underwent a surgery to remove her tonsils and days later suffered heavy ...

Rev. Franklin Graham reached over 68,000 Christians and others in Brazil this weekend

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The event "filled Copacabana Beach with music and hope nearly 48 years after Billy Graham’s remarkable visit to Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro in 1974," the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association reported to Fox N...

Suspect held as Brazil steps up search for missing British journalist and researcher in remote Amazon

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Brazilian authorities said Wednesday they have detained a suspect in the case of a missing British journalist and indigenous affairs expert -- but are yet to establish whether the man was linked to their disappearan...

Heavy rain kills 56 in northeast Brazil

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At least 56 people have died in Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco amid heavy rains over the weekend, according to the state's civil defense forces. An additional 56 people are missing and at least 25 are in...

Brazil president lashes out at Leonardo DiCaprio after actor tweets about Amazon rainforest protection

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has lashed out at Leonardo DiCaprio, saying it would better for the actor to "keep his mouth shut" after he spoke out about the environmental importance of the Amazon. The rainfore...

Multiple people were killed, including several children, after floods and landslides in Brazil

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Multiple people, including several children, were killed after days of heavy rains triggered flooding and landslides in the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, officials told affiliate CNN Brazil on Satu...

Landslides and flooding kill at least 34 in Brazil

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At least 34 people have been killed after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in Petropolis, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It is unknown how many people are missing, according to the latest report...

Fines, bans from FIFA: Brazil, Argentina told to play again

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Four of Argentina’s English Premier League players were accused of falsifying Brazilian coronavirus declarations in September by not stating they had been in red-listed Britain in the previous 14 days, leading to the...

Brazil protesters demand justice for Congolese immigrant beaten to death over unpaid wages

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Protesters gathered across Brazil on Saturday to demand justice for Moise Kabagambe, whose family say he was beaten to death after asking for unpaid wages. Kabagambe's family say he was beaten to death on January 2...

Congolese man beaten to death in Brazil over unpaid wages, family say

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Brazilian authorities have shut down a beachside kiosk in Rio de Janeiro after a 23-year-old Congolese migrant was beaten to death, Rio de Janeiro's Civil Police said Wednesday. Moise Kabagambe was seen in a video f...

At least 18 dead as heavy rain triggers floods and landslides in Brazil

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At least 18 people, including seven children, have died since Friday after heavy rain battered São Paulo, triggering floods and landslides across the Brazilian state. Around 500 people have also been displaced, acc...

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