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#Brazil

# brazil - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

# brazil - Friday 30 August, 2019

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires

However, activists have doused hopes that the ban would work.

# brazil - Thursday 29 August, 2019

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

On Monday, the countries of the G7 pledged €18 million to tackle the Amazon fires.

# brazil - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

# brazil - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

# brazil - Monday 26 August, 2019

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

# brazil - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

# brazil - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation

Global condemnation on Bolsonaro’s perceived inaction to date on the fires is growing.

# brazil - Friday 23 August, 2019

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

# brazil - Thursday 22 August, 2019

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

# brazil - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

From The42 Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country Landmark Move

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country

Elkeson will use the name will the Chinese name ‘Aikesen’ while lining out for Marcello Lippi’s side.

# brazil - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio

The man boarded a bus in Rio de Janeiro earlier today.

# brazil - Friday 9 August, 2019

Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar

Neymar had denied the allegations.

# brazil - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

# brazil - Monday 5 August, 2019

Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid

His plan was apparently to leave his 19-year-old daughter inside the jail.

# brazil - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From The42 Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards Top Bosses

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.

# brazil - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence

A final ruling on the case will be made by a judge.

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

# brazil - Monday 29 July, 2019

Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion

Police have been deployed to the area following the killing last week.

# brazil - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers Awa Tribe This post contains videos

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers

Since taking office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of harming the Amazon rainforest.

# brazil - Sunday 14 July, 2019

From The42 'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG Hands Up

'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG

The Brazil international has spent almost two years with the French club but there are ongoing rumours of unhappiness.

# brazil - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms Not Having It

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

# brazil - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From The42 Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director With Further Edu

Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director

The club’s former midfielder has left the Brazilian FA to take up the role.

From The42 'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva Claim

'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva

The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.

# brazil - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card Dismissal This post contains videos

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card

The Brazil forward lashed out at the VAR cabin, before being pictured in tears in the tunnel.

From The42 Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists Selecao

Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists

Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.

# brazil - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From The42 Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos Copa America

Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos

The defender received treatment for vomiting and diarrhoea on the day of Brazil’s win over Argentina.

# brazil - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From The42 Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit So Near Yet So Var

Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit

The Argentina star was furious following last night’s semi-final defeat to Brazil in Belo Horizonte.

# brazil - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From The42 Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final Old Rivals

Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final

The two old rivals meet tonight in a huge South American tie.

# brazil - Friday 28 June, 2019

From The42 Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis Samba Boys

Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis

Brazil needed penalties to get past Paraguay in the Copa America quarter-finals.

# brazil - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to the best Brazilian food in Dublin, from feijoada to coxinhas

On Moore Street, a restaurant is hotly tipped by Brazilians for an authentic taste of home.

# brazil - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Brazil legend Marta gives emotional speech to the next generation after her side bows out Passionate Plea This post contains videos

Brazil legend Marta gives emotional speech to the next generation after her side bows out

The all-time leading scorer in World Cups asked the next generation to step up after her side were eliminated from this year’s tournament.

# brazil - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America Spygate

'Take my word of honour': Brazil manager denies using drone to spy on Peru at Copa America

Amid accusations of spying, Tite has denied that he used a drone to watch his opponent’s training.

# brazil - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 Fred: 'I want to say that next season we will be better. We will be looking to challenge for trophies' Flop

Fred: 'I want to say that next season we will be better. We will be looking to challenge for trophies'

The Brazilian midfielder was signed for big money in the summer of 2018 and concedes that his debut campaign was a disappointment all round.

# brazil - Saturday 15 June, 2019

From The42 'We felt it!' – Tite understanding of negative reaction from Brazil fans in Copa opener Message Received

'We felt it!' – Tite understanding of negative reaction from Brazil fans in Copa opener

The Brazilian boss discussed the atmosphere in Sao Paulo, where his side overcame a hostile reception.

From The42 Coutinho brace silences Brazilian boos in Copa America opener Slow Start

Coutinho brace silences Brazilian boos in Copa America opener

The hosts beat Bolivia 3-0 in Friday’s Group A curtain-raiser.

# brazil - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From The42 Aston Villa sign Brazilian striker Wesley for reported club record fee Samba Signing

Aston Villa sign Brazilian striker Wesley for reported club record fee

The 22-year-old joins the newly promoted Villains for around €25m as they prepare to readjust to life in the Premier League.

# brazil - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 'No one expects us to get anything against Brazil. We're the only ones who actually believe we can' Kenny's Kids

'No one expects us to get anything against Brazil. We're the only ones who actually believe we can'

Jayson Molumby is confident Stephen Kenny’s side can spring an upset in the Toulon Tournament semi-final tomorrow afternoon.

From The42 'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona Disappointing

'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona

The Brazil playmaker is under no illusions about his struggles this season, but believes he will show improvement through effort.

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