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#Brazil

# brazil - Monday 16 January, 2017

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

# brazil - Monday 9 January, 2017

From The42 So why was 'Big Phil' Scolari in Ireland over Christmas? Famous Visitor

So why was 'Big Phil' Scolari in Ireland over Christmas?

The 68-year-old, who won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002, was spotted sightseeing around the Emerald Isle over the holiday period.

# brazil - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Mass killings in Brazilian prison 'orchestrated to allow drug gang leaders escape'

At least 55 inmates were killed in the riot on Monday.

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# brazil - Monday 2 January, 2017

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped

Officials say it’s the biggest prison massacre ever to take place in the area.

# brazil - Friday 30 December, 2016

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# brazil - Friday 23 December, 2016

Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas

He had been in Brazil for more than four months after his passport was seized by officials.

# brazil - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Couple reunited in Ireland after sham marriage claim led to deportation

Husband Kleber Madeiros was deported from Galway to Brazil.

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

# brazil - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland

Kevin Mallon may have his back by the end of the week.

# brazil - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'Home for Christmas': Couple to reunite after sham marriage claim led to deportation

Kleber Medeiros was deported in July of this year.

# brazil - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# brazil - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Chapecoense plane crash: Boss of airline arrested in Bolivia

The jet carrying 77 people crashed into a Colombian mountainside just minutes after the pilot reported running out of fuel.

# brazil - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Bodies of victims of plane crash which wiped out football team flown back to Brazil

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino canceled a trip to Australia to attend the funeral.

# brazil - Friday 2 December, 2016

Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received

The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.

# brazil - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team

Fans gathered at stadiums on the hour the team were due to play their cup match.

# brazil - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'Total failure, electric and fuel' - Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before fatal air crash LMI 2933 This post contains videos

'Total failure, electric and fuel' - Frantic audio between pilot and controllers before fatal air crash

Investigators aren’t ruling anything out, but a lack of fuel could well have caused the crash.

Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'

A Brazilian soccer team was among the passengers onboard the plane.

# brazil - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

What we know so far about the plane crash that killed a Brazilian football team

More than 70 people have died in the crash.

# brazil - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

# brazil - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum Brazil This post contains videos

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum

The incident followed a day of intense clashes between police and gang members in the notorious favela.

# brazil - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 Neymar and Coutinho inspire Brazil to win over Argentina Success This post contains videos

Neymar and Coutinho inspire Brazil to win over Argentina

The result heaps the pressure on Edgardo Bauza’s men, whose winless run in qualifying extended to four matches.

# brazil - Friday 28 October, 2016

Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report

The report into the governance of the OCI will be published soon.

# brazil - Monday 17 October, 2016

Seven beheaded and six burned to death as 25 prisoners killed in Brazilian prison riot

The bloodshed began when inmates of one wing of the Agricola de Monte Cristo prison broke into another wing.

# brazil - Thursday 13 October, 2016

'We have done nothing wrong': Woman pleads for deported husband to be returned to Ireland

Harriet Bruce married Kleber Medeiros in December 2015 but he was deported in July.

# brazil - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From The42 Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil Selecao This post contains videos

Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil

Chelsea attacker Willian was also on target as a power cut was not enough to stop them defeating Venezuala 2-0.

# brazil - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Bolivia player urges 'Charlie Big B******s' Neymar to show respect Unapologetic This post contains videos

Bolivia player urges 'Charlie Big B******s' Neymar to show respect

The Barcelona superstar has been criticised for his “cocky” attitude.

# brazil - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio

The passports of the two Irish men have been retained.

# brazil - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday

Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon were formally charged by the public prosecutor today.

# brazil - Monday 5 September, 2016

Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday

Kevin Mallon from THG is due to give new testimony to police today. Both men deny any wrongdoing.

# brazil - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment

This has ended 13 years of leftist rule in the country.

# brazil - Friday 26 August, 2016

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil Rio

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil

Lochte and three other American swimmers made false allegations of being robbed at gunpoint on a night out at the Olympics.

# brazil - Thursday 25 August, 2016

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

# brazil - Monday 22 August, 2016

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

# brazil - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

From The42 Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph Gold

Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after Olympic triumph

“Tite can look for another captain” – After ending Brazil’s wait for Olympic gold in men’s football, Neymar opted to relinquish the armband.

# brazil - Friday 19 August, 2016

British TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of induced coma in Rio

The presenter fell ill with a rare strain of malaria.

# brazil - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers' 'mugging' story

Doubt has been cast over the testimonies of four US Olympians who claimed they were mugged at gunpoint in Rio.

British TV presenter seriously ill with rare strain of malaria in Rio hospital

It’s understood that she was placed in an induced coma last night.

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