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Strong earthquake startles Brazilians
Strong earthquake startles Brazilians
An earthquake measuring 5,2 on the Richter scale shook southern Brazil overnight, scaring many but causing no significant damage or casualties,...
Massive oilfield a 'new horizon' for Brazil
Massive oilfield a 'new horizon' for Brazil
A monster offshore oil discovery could help Brazil join the ranks of the world's major exporters, but full-scale extraction is unlikely until 2013...
Brazil ethanol workers 'badly treated'
Brazil ethanol workers 'badly treated'
São Paulo state prosecutors on Wednesday denounced what they called degrading working conditions at facilities where ethanol is made. Brazil...
McLaren plans Formula One appeal
McLaren plans Formula One appeal
The McLaren Mercedes-Benz Formula One team said on Sunday night they were ready to appeal against a stewards' decision at the Brazilian Grand Prix,...
Hamilton stays calm as three-way title battle looms
Hamilton stays calm as three-way title battle looms
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton this week rested at his hotel ahead of the weekend's Formula One world title showdown, knowing he will...
Alonso plays down chances of matching Schumi
Alonso plays down chances of matching Schumi
Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has played down his chances of matching the achievements of the retired Michael Schumacher.
Report: Lost tribe discovered deep in Amazon
Report: Lost tribe discovered deep in Amazon
Dramatic images of an isolated Brazilian tribe believed never to have had contact with the outside world were published by officials on Friday to...
Priest missing after being carried aloft by balloons
Priest missing after being carried aloft by balloons
A Roman Catholic priest who floated off under hundreds of helium party balloons was missing on Monday off the southern coast of Brazil.
Investigators probe São Paulo suburban plane crash
Investigators probe São Paulo suburban plane crash
Investigators on Monday were going through the charred debris of a Learjet that crashed in São Paulo at the weekend, killing the pilot and...
Brazil descends into air-traffic chaos
Brazil descends into air-traffic chaos
Brazil descended again into air chaos on Wednesday after the nation's number-one airline cancelled dozens of flights to and from the country's...
Brazil canonisation expected to draw a million
Brazil canonisation expected to draw a million
Up to a million faithful are expected to throng a São Paulo park as Pope Benedict XVI celebrates a mass to canonise Brazil's first saint, a...
Passenger bus buried in pit in São Paulo
Passenger bus buried in pit in São Paulo
Searchers dug through tonnes of rubble on Saturday in search of as many as eight people believed buried by a construction accident at a commuter...

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