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Brazil Air Force intercepts plane with 500 kilos of cocaine



Esquema literally means "scheme." But the word is used to conceal mostly small crimes, like stealing cable TV. It can, however, refer to more serious cases of corruption

Brazil Politics

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Brazilian Attorney General join call to block JBS assets

AGU has called for the federal courts to block the sale of the meat giant's Brazil-based assets.
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Senate Commission approves Presidential recall

A proposed amendment to the Constitution would allow voters to revoke the Presidential term
plus55 on Al Jazeera

plus55 on Al Jazeera

In the aftermath of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, Al Jazeera's correspondent Daniel Schweimler interviewed Gustavo Ribeiro, plus55's content director.

Brazil Business

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Brazil suspends meat exports to the U.S. from five plants

The Ministry of Agriculture restricted five producers from selling meat to the United States
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Brazilian CEOs are optimistic, KPMG CEO Outlook 2017 shows

96 percent believe Brazil will improve in the future; 80 percent think the same about the global scenario
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China will cut imports of Brazilian meat

The Asian giant has already kickstarted negotiations with the U.S. and the E.U.

Brazil Sports

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Copa Libertadores draw: know which teams will face the Brazilian clubs

At least one Brazilian team will be eliminated this round
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Australia 0-4 Brazil: In a lackluster game, Brazil secures an easy win

Brazil didn't struggle to clinch a 0-4 shootout win against the Socceroos
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Brazilian football doping scandal: seven players implicated

According to a report from anti-doping authorities, left-back Roberto Carlos was a patient of a doctor "specialized in doping"