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    The far right’s war on culture

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    THE far right is on a roll. Just a few years ago, liberals and conservatives would have considered its recent political victories a nightmare scenario....

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    Nine people killed in Brazil building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:41pm on October 20, 2019

    The death toll from an apartment building collapse in northeast Brazil reached nine on Saturday, an official said, after the body of the last missing...

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    Brazil draw with Nigeria in friendly

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Neymar went off injured 12 minutes into Brazil’s 1-1 draw with Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore on Sunday. The Paris Saint-Germain forward, making his...

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    Bolsonaro legalises Amazon deforestation

    Shanna Hanbury | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    BRAZILIAN far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the head of the federal agency in charge of the country’s land reform, a move critics say yields...

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    Bolsonaro claims media manipulating news regarding Amazon fire

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 02:12pm on September 25, 2019

    Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday it was a lie that the Amazon was being devastated by fire and accused countries critical of him of...

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    Best Commentator? Best Mum? Brazilian is officially Best Fan

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:06am on September 25, 2019

    It was the sharp eye of a Brazilian TV reporter that led to Silvia Grecco being awarded FIFA’s Best Fan award in Milan on Monday....

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    63 people arrested in Brazil over Amazon rainforest fires

    Agence France- Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 02:12pm on September 24, 2019

    Brazil’s defence minister said on Monday that 63 people were arrested and issued fines amounting to $8.7 million after the military was sent to fight...

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    SoftBank mulls bringing 40 cos to Brazil

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:08am on September 23, 2019

    Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the...

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    World leaders meet over Amazon rainforest fire

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:52pm on September 22, 2019

    The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York,...

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    US, Brazil press private sector in Amazon

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The United States and Brazil, the two major critics of the Paris climate accord, said Friday they would promote private-sector development in the Amazon, where...

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