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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 ...

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...

Brazilian judge temporarily suspends easing of gun control laws due to election violence fears

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"The start of the election campaign exacerbates the risk of political violence," which "makes the need to restrict access to weapons and ammunition extremely and exceptionally urgent," Brazilian Supreme Court Justice...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

‘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...

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