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#Brazil

# brazil - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Ghosts' drive Brazil's president from residence Who Ya Gonna Call?

'Ghosts' drive Brazil's president from residence

Marcela Temer brought in a priest to attempt to drive out any evil spirits, but to no avail.

# brazil - Monday 27 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 20 people injured in Rio carnival float crash Carnival

20 people injured in Rio carnival float crash

Three were seriously injured, including a woman news photographer who had a leg badly crushed.

# brazil - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's forgotten history of imprisoning citizens fleeing drought in concentration camps Fortaleza

Brazil's forgotten history of imprisoning citizens fleeing drought in concentration camps

Extreme droughts in the South American country in the early 20th century saw the government interning rural peasants fleeing the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence Brazil

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

# brazil - Saturday 18 February, 2017

# brazil - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment" Sarah Keane

New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"

Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.

# brazil - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 152 prisoners escape from Brazilian jail after setting fire to cellblock Jailbreak

152 prisoners escape from Brazilian jail after setting fire to cellblock

52 inmates remain at large following the jailbreak yesterday in the town of Bauru.

# brazil - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre Riot

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mass killings in Brazilian prison 'orchestrated to allow drug gang leaders escape' Beheaded

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

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

From The Daily Edge A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine My Precious

# brazil - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped Crime Gangs

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

From TheJournal.ie Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador Mystery

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

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# brazil - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rio tickets scandal: Kevin Mallon home in Ireland for Christmas Brazil

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

From TheJournal.ie Couple reunited in Ireland after sham marriage claim led to deportation Back Home

Couple reunited in Ireland after sham marriage claim led to deportation

Husband Kleber Madeiros was deported from Galway to Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland Rio Tickets

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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey has his passport back and may be on his way to Ireland Home From Rio

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Home for Christmas': Couple to reunite after sham marriage claim led to deportation Wrongfully Deported

'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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland Rio De Janeiro

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

From TheJournal.ie Chapecoense plane crash: Boss of airline arrested in Bolivia Chapecoense

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

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of victims of plane crash which wiped out football team flown back to Brazil Forca Chapecoense

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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received Ticketing Case

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team Tragedy

'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

From TheJournal.ie '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.

From TheJournal.ie Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel' Tragedy

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

From TheJournal.ie What we know so far about the plane crash that killed a Brazilian football team LMI 2933

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

From TheJournal.ie Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding Brazil

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey still in Rio as OCI prepares for release of report Olympics

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven beheaded and six burned to death as 25 prisoners killed in Brazilian prison riot Boa Vista

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We have done nothing wrong': Woman pleads for deported husband to be returned to Ireland Sham Marriage Claim

'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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Judge accepts six charges against Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon in Rio Tickets

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

From TheJournal.ie New individuals to be named as part of Rio ticket controversy on Thursday Scandal

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

From TheJournal.ie Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday Brazil

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

From TheJournal.ie Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment Dilma Rousseff

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station Brazil

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.

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