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Neymar set on move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain



A doleiro is an illegal exchange trader. When Brazilians suffered daily with the rise of inflation, these 'professionals' helped secure their earnings by transforming then into valuable dollars.

Brazil Politics

Temer will not be tried by STF, Brazil House Justice Committee votes

House Committee rejects report recommending Temer to go to trial

After behind-the-scenes changes, Michel Temer got to show some strength before the House roll call vote
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The evidence that led to Lula’s conviction

Was there a "smoking gun?"
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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Chinese companies to invest 32bn BRL in Rio de Janeiro

From telecom to energy companies, the Chinese have their eyes on Brazil
Brazil Labor Reform Senate Urgency Motion

Brazilian Senate approves labor reform. Find out what changes

After protests from senators, Congress approves the overhaul of the labor legislation
Brazil Oil Firm Petrobras class action to sell Amazonas oil field

Petrobras class action partially decertified by U.S. appeals court

The company managed to partially decertify a class action accusing Petrobras of fraud

Brazil Culture

Brazil has 18 of the top 50 universities in Latin America

Brazil has 18 of the top 50 universities in Latin America

The State University of Campinas knocks São Paulo University off the top spot
Brazil is losing soft power, says new report

Brazil is losing soft power, says USC report

The report says the country’s diplomatic influence is waning
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Brazilian Christmas Food

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

Brazil Sports

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Fifa Rankings: Brazil’s national team loses first place to Germany

Tite's seleção team lost the lead after Germany's recent triumph in the Confederations Cup
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Neymar is the best-paid young athlete in the world

Footballing legend Neymar is the best-paid athlete under 25 years of age in the entire world, according to a new list released by Forbes
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Chapecoense to play Barcelona in August

The friendly match is part of an international tour that includes Japan and possibly Italy