Brazil

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Richarlison praised as ‘idol Brazilians deserve’ after Bolsonaro era
Goalscorer against Serbia at World Cup is being celebrated as much more than just a sporting hero

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

25, Nov, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Leftwing Brazilians hope to reclaim football jersey from Bolsonaro movement
President-elect Lula will watch Thursday’s World Cup match wearing a canarinho

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

24, Nov, 2022 @3:03 PM

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World Cup gives Brazil fans chance to reclaim yellow jersey from far right
With the World Cup and Lula’s election, progressive Brazilians hope to turn a far-right symbol back into a national one

Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

19, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pro-Bolsonaro truck drivers threaten new road blockades in Brazil
Six federal highways blocked on Friday as far-right president has still not conceded defeat in last month’s runoff election

Andrew Downie

18, Nov, 2022 @7:17 PM

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Lula vows to undo environmental degradation and halt deforestation
President-elect says he will work to save Amazon rainforest and key ecosystems in rousing Cop27 speech

Patrick Greenfield and Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh

16, Nov, 2022 @7:10 PM

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What happened at Cop27 on day nine?
Lula says ‘Brazil is back’ and proposes Cop30 to be held in the Amazon as anxiety rises over some countries’ attempts to unpick climate commitments

Bibi van der Zee

16, Nov, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Lula faces backlash after flying to Cop27 on millionaire’s private jet
Brazil president-elect’s decision to fly on a jet owned by a health industry mogul criticised by both opponents and supporters

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

15, Nov, 2022 @3:32 PM

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‘I can’t give up on hope’: As the world’s population passes 8bn, new parents from Italy to India look to the future
In Siena, Luisa worries about social media. In Delhi, Nikita is trying to proof her house against air pollution. Here, couples who have welcomed a new child in recent months share their dreams and fears for them on an ever more crowded planet

Angela Giuffrida, Amrit Dhillon, Emine Saner, Caroline Ariba, Constance Malleret, Eva Corlett, Caroline Kimeu, Helen Davidson, Chi Hui Lin, Sam Wolfson and Olayide Oluwafunmilayo Soaga

15, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Anxiety grows over risk to 1.5C: what happened on day seven at Cop27
Indigenous women from the Amazon held a press conference and developing countries criticised the G7’s loss and damage strategy

Bibi van der Zee

14, Nov, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Former Brazilian congresswoman guilty of ordering husband’s murder
Celebrity gospel singer Flordelis dos Santos de Souza, famous for her 55 children, given 50-year jail sentence

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

13, Nov, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Gal Costa was a flamboyant revolutionary in Brazilian music
As one of the founding artists of the Tropicália movement in the late 60s, she became known for her fearless voice, which captivated audiences for five decades

Felipe Maia

11, Nov, 2022 @10:50 AM

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Brazil military finds no evidence of election fraud, dashing hopes of Bolsonaro supporters
Jair Bolsonaro frequently raised doubts about integrity of election in the run-up to his loss to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

10, Nov, 2022 @12:13 AM

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