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12 Oct
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was accused Tuesday of "crimes against humanity" at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for his alleged role in the destruction of the Amazon, the first case seeking to explicitly link deforestation to loss of life. Planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from burning and industrial-scale agriculture in the Amazon are higher than the…
8 Oct
Unusually powerful sandstorms have left at least six people dead in Sao Paulo in recent weeks, local media said, as southeastern Brazil grapples with severe drought.
6 Oct
After last month's turbulent round of World Cup qualification matches, for their next games, Brazil can boast a full squad and a clear objective: booking their ticket for Qatar.
1 Oct
Brazilian football legend Pele was released from a month-long hospital stay Thursday after having surgery for a colon tumour, but will continue undergoing chemotherapy, his medical team said.
23 Sep
Brazil's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by one point Wednesday to 6.25 percent in an attempt to curb runaway inflation in a country struggling to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
20 Sep
Brazilian football legend Pele said Sunday he is "punching the air" to celebrate "every better day" after the 80-year-old suffered his latest health scare.
19 Sep
Brazil legend Pele says he is “recovering very well” after briefly being readmitted to intensive care following a recent operation.
9 Sep
Brazil coach Tite said "not everything is allowed" in football in reference to Sunday's World Cup qualifier aborted minutes after kick-off over alleged Covid-19 quarantine breaches by Argentina.
9 Sep
Truck drivers blocked highways across Brazil Thursday in support of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has sought to fire up his far-right base as he fights sinking poll numbers and a supposedly hostile political establishment.
7 Sep
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree Monday that changes the rules of content moderation on social media, a move that critics argue could hinder the fight against disinformation.
6 Sep
Brazilian football great Pele has undergone surgery for a suspected colon tumor and is recovering, the hospital in Sao Paolo treating him announced on Monday...
6 Sep
FIFA said Monday it regretted the chaotic scenes that preceded the suspension of the World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina and a decision on possible disciplinary action would be taken "in due course".

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