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Russia bans pork, beef imports from Brazil

2017-11-21 08:12

Russia has decided to suspend imports of pork and beef from Brazil from December 1 after traces of banned feed additives were detected in the meat.

Massa to accept FIA role

2017-11-16 09:20

The soon-to-be-retired Felipe Massa is set to take on an FIA role in the future.

Massa's farewell, Vettel pips Bottas: Top 5 Brazil GP moments

2017-11-13 10:58

From Lewis Hamilton's 16-place climb to Max Verstappen's lap record, here are 5 memorable moments from the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Bottas, Hamilton quickest in final practice for Brazilian GP

2017-11-11 17:01

Valtteri Bottas was fastest along with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the final practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Mercedes 1-2 in opening practice for Brazil GP

2017-11-10 16:43

Lewis Hamilton, who has already clinched a fourth world title, topped the times in a dominant Mercedes one-two in the opening free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Felipe Massa to retire (again) from F1 at end of season

2017-11-06 08:16

Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa will retire at the end of the 2017 season.

Tribe sharpens arrows against Amazon invaders

2017-10-25 13:24

They appear silently, seemingly from nowhere: A dozen figures, naked except for bright red loincloths, blocking the dirt road.

Online pedophile ring: 82 arrested in crackdown

2017-10-20 19:10

Brazilian police have arrested 82 people connected to an internet pedophile ring in an operation considered to be one of the biggest in the world.

From Cape to Rio, we need political solutions, not military ones

2017-10-12 07:37

Both the Western Cape premier and police minister have advocated for military intervention in Cape Town’s violent neighbourhoods. Based on what we learnt from Rio, it's a bad idea, writes Benjamin Fogel.

Death toll in Brazil nursery attack rises to nine

2017-10-08 19:01

A girl who was burned in an arson attack at a nursery school in Brazil has succumbed to her wounds, bringing the overall death toll to nine.

 

Thousands celebrate Rio's gay pride parade

2017-11-20 05:47

Thousands of revellers have danced on Copacabana beach to celebrate Rio de Janeiro's annual gay pride parade, despite deep funding cuts by the city.

Thousands protest proposal for total abortion ban in Brazil

2017-11-14 11:48

Thousands of women have marched in Rio de Janeiro to protest a congressional committee vote to make abortion illegal without exception in Brazil.

Prison riot in southern Brazil that left 2 dead ends

2017-11-12 07:03

Brazilian authorities say the prison uprising that left two inmates dead and six others injured in the southern state of Parana has ended.

Business as usual as Hamilton dominates Brazil practice

2017-11-10 21:33

A determined Lewis Hamilton completed a perfect record-breaking 'double top' in Friday's practice for this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, leading his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in both sessions.

Hamilton just as good as Senna, Schumacher - Massa

2017-11-09 08:36

Lewis Hamilton is just as much a legend as Ayrton Senna or Michael Schumacher, says retiring F1 driver Felipe Massa.

Brazil president avoids corruption trial

2017-10-26 08:23

Brazil's Congress has rejected corruption charges against President Michel Temer, meaning he will not have to face trial and is free to pursue austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest economy.

Brazil's teflon president to survive latest threat - analysts

2017-10-23 08:12

He may be Brazil's most unpopular president in decades and charged with serious crimes, but Michel Temer, the ultimate teflon leader, is expected to breeze through a congressional vote on whether he should stand trial.

Assets of ex-Brazilian president frozen over refinery deal

2017-10-12 11:11

A Brazil court has ordered ex-President Dilma Rousseff's assets frozen over an estimated $580m loss at state oil company Petrobras resulting from the purchase of a Texas refinery.

11 dead after guard sets day care centre alight

2017-10-09 20:16

Police say the death toll in a day care centre fire in southeastern Brazil has risen to 11, while 23 people are still being treated in hospitals, including 19 children.

Brazil police bust tunnel intended for $317M bank heist

2017-10-03 21:14

Brazilian police say they have foiled a bank heist plot in which would-be robbers dug a 500m tunnel to a Sao Paulo branch of government-owned Banco do Brazil.

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