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Lula corruption case deepens with multiple informants

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TIRADENTES

Tiradentes was the nickname of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, a national hero in Brazil. Though Brazilians know him as an independentist leader, history may beg to differ
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Brazil Politics

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After protesters storm Congress, government backpedals in pension reform

Protesters invaded the Parliament building and broke windows
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Temer and Trump to meet in 2017, confirms Brazilian ambassador to US

The meeting will likely take place during the UN General Assembly in September
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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 Culture

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Truck driver revives dehydrated wolf in the scorching Brazilian sun

The video shows one driver pouring water into the mouth of the wolf to revive it
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Brazilian monkey species could disappear due to yellow fever outbreak

The outbreak becomes not only a health issue; it could also become an environmental disaster
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Brazilian Christmas Food

Let's be honest: Brazilian Christmas food is especially delicious!

Brazil Opinion

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Is Brazil marching towards chaos?

Politicians are divided between saving their own skin and preventing the country from economic chaos
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South America: A Polarized Continent

After a decade of relative stability, South America experiences political turmoil and social unrest
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Was Dilma Rousseff really an honest president?

According to businessman Marcelo Odebrecht, Rousseff knew all about the illegal financing of her 2014 campaign

Brazil Sports

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Max Verstappen apologizes for racist remarks about Brazil

The Dutch racer lashed at Brazilians following a problem with Felipe Massa in Bahrain
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Amidst legal battle, Neymar snubs Santos’ anniversary

The genius striker has, once again, generates bad buzz on social media
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How Brazilian football teams contribute to the pension system deficit

Football clubs owe 800 million BRL to the social security system

Brazil Tourism

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Pedra do Telégrafo, Brazil’s Number One Selfie Destination

For those who want to live on the edge without actually risking their lives
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Baía do Sancho in Fernando de Noronha Voted Best Beach In The World

Baía do Sancho was voted the world's best beach for the second year in a row
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Top 10 Amazing Places You Must Check Out In São Paulo

The Latin American megapolis is filled with places of alternative culture and art, local history, and ethnic diversity