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A Brazilian surfer broke her own Guinness World Records title by riding an epic wave

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Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira has broken her own world record for the largest wave surfed by a woman. The 33-year-old rode a 73.5-foot wave in Praia do Norte, Portugal, on February 11, beating her previous record by...

Brazilian senator allegedly found with cash in his underwear during police raid

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A Brazilian senator was allegedly caught with huge amounts of cash hidden in his underwear during a Federal Police raid on Wednesday, a court order says -- part of a wider ongoing probe into the possible misuse of f...

Brazilian officials were warned six days in advance of a looming oxygen crisis in Manaus

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Local and federal officials in Brazil were warned of looming oxygen shortages nearly a week before crisis struck in the city of Manaus, the country's Solicitor General has revealed. In a country already hard-hit by ...

Vale will pay nearly $7 billion over Brazilian dam collapse that killed 270 people

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(CNN Business)Vale has agreed to pay nearly $ 7 billion in compensation after a dam collapsed at one of its mines in Brazil two years ago, killing 270 people and causing huge damage to the local environment. The s...

Should Biden and Bolsonaro partner to protect the Amazon? Some Brazilian activists say no

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When then-presidential candidate Joe Biden offered Brazil $ 20 billion last year to protect the Amazon, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro rejected it with scorn. Now, Brazilian activists worry that the two leaders ...

New mutation of Brazilian coronavirus variant found in Florida

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The newest variant, dubbed P2 or P.1.1, has a slightly different sequence than Brazil’s P1 strain, which has been found to be more likely to reinfect people who have already had the virus, the South Florida Sun-Senti...

Arson and vandalism sweep Brazilian city of Manaus after death of criminal leader

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Sao Paulo Police have been ordered into the streets of the Brazilian city of Manaus, amid a wave of attacks on buses, cars and banks that began on Saturday night and forced the city to halt public transportation and ...

Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles resigns amid Amazon illegal logging probe

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Sao Paulo Brazil's controversial environment minister, Ricardo Salles, announced Wednesday that he was stepping down from the position amid an investigation into allegations he obstructed a police probe into illegal ...

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...

‘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 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...

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, ...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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