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Brazilian Workers’ Party officially names Lula presidential candidate

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Former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, widely known as Lula, is now officially standing as the Brazilian Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate, the party announced Thursday. Brazil's presidential...

Brazilian court orders Bolsonaro to compensate journalist for sexist remarks

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São Paulo A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday that President Jair Bolsonaro must pay "moral damages" of 35,000 reais (approximately $ 6,700) to a Brazilian journalist after making remarks with sexual innuendo about...

Authorities find boat of slain British journalist and indigenous expert in Brazilian Amazon

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Sao Paulo The boat in which British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were traveling before they were killed was found Sunday evening, according to the police. The pair had been traveling i...

British journalist and Brazilian indigenous affairs expert missing in the Amazon

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Sao Paulo A veteran British journalist and a Brazilian indigenous affairs expert are missing in Brazil's remote Javari Valley, in the far western part of Amazonas state. Journalist Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Perei...

Man dies in Brazilian police custody after being restrained in car filled with unknown gas

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Protests were held in the Brazilian city of Umbauba on Thursday following the death of a man in police custody. In video purportedly showing the incident on Wednesday, two federal highway police officers are seen a...

Young brothers rescued from Brazilian Amazon after nearly a month

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Two young brothers have been rescued from a remote part of Brazil's Amazon rainforest after being lost for nearly four weeks. The children -- ages 7 and 9 -- were found near their hometown of Manicoré by a local res...

Brazilian soccer players are stuck in Ukraine, beg their government for help: ‘We are going through chaos’

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The players are huddled together in a hotel room with their wives and children. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . David Neres reacts during the match between Brazil U23 and Korea Republic at Al Salam S...

Gang sold tons of horse disguised as beef and put rotting meat in hamburgers, Brazilian officials say

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A gang of six people accused of stealing horses for slaughter and selling the meat to restaurants disguised as beef has been arrested in southern Brazil, according to officials. A statement from the Public Ministry ...

Marília Mendonça, Brazilian singer and Latin Grammy winner, dead at 26 in plane crash

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Four others died in the crash. The star's death was confirmed by a statement from her press office that said the plane crashed between Mendonça’s hometown of Goiania and Caratinga, a small city in Minas Gerais state ...

Marília Mendonça, chart-topping Brazilian musician, dies in plane crash

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São Paulo, Brazil Brazilian country music star Marília Mendonça died in a plane crash on Friday in a rural region of the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, according to her public relations firm. She was en route to...

Brazilian commission votes in favor of recommending criminal charges against Bolsonaro

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Sao Paulo A Brazilian commission investigating the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has voted in favor of charges against President Jair Bolsonaro, among others. Seven of the commission's eleven senator...

William Ribeiro: Brazilian footballer charged with attempted murder after kicking referee in the head

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A Brazilian footballer is facing a charge of attempted murder after kicking a referee in the head and knocking him unconscious. In a phone interview with CNN, Vinicius de Lourenco de Assuncao, who is the police chie...

Brazilian president’s son slams ‘Marxist’ De Blasio for warning father not to go to UN over lack of vaccine

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"We need to send the message to all the world leaders, including most notably Bolsonaro from Brazil… If you don't want to be vaccinated, don't bother coming because everyone should be safe together," de Blasio said, ...

Brazilian health minister tests positive for Covid-19 while in New York for UN meeting

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Brazilian Minister of Health Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for Covid-19 while in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Brazilian president's office announced Tuesday evening. Queir...

‘I will face this match with a smile’: Brazilian football hero Pele announces surgery to remove tumor

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Sao Paulo Brazilian football hero Pele underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his right colon last Saturday, he announced on social media on Monday. The news of the surgery follows Pele's denial of reports that h...

Brazilian bull rider Amadeu Campos Silva, 22, dies after ‘freak accident’

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PBR CEO Sean Gleason confirmed Campos’ death on Twitter following a freak accident at the  Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour event in Fresno, Calif. over the weekend.  OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY BULL RIDER DIES AFTER INJ...

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