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#Brazil

# brazil - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus Brazil

Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus

The 15 year-old was hospitalised in the northern state of Rorima last week.

# brazil - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ronaldinho refused bail following allegations of entering Paraguay with a fake passport

A court rejected a request for conditional release for the 39-year-old World Cup winner and his brother.

# brazil - Friday 14 February, 2020

'I have my good and bad days. This is normal for people my age' - Pele

Three-time World Cup winner Pele – who turns 80 in October – rejected claims over his health on Thursday.

# brazil - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health

The football legend’s son says the star has been left unable to walk.

# brazil - Friday 10 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case Rio De Janeiro

Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case

A lower court had ordered that the film be pulled to calm anger over the show.

# brazil - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Judge in Brazil orders Netflix to pull comedy about a gay Jesus First Temptation Of Christ

Judge in Brazil orders Netflix to pull comedy about a gay Jesus

Thousands of people signed a petition asking that it be withdrawn.

# brazil - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual' Bolsonaro

Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

# brazil - Saturday 30 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

# brazil - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss Too Good This post contains videos

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

# brazil - Monday 18 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008 Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

# brazil - Friday 15 November, 2019

Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil

The Barcelona star scored the only goal of the game in a friendly in Riyadh.

# brazil - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo

The 18-year-old has made a quick impact at the Santiago Bernabeu since arriving from Santos.

# brazil - Friday 8 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling CURITIBA

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

# brazil - Sunday 3 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

# brazil - Saturday 7 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon Amazon Fires

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

From TheJournal.ie 60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires Burning Ban

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know Climate Change

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults' Blazes

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

From TheJournal.ie Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife Extraordinarily Rude

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows Blazes

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation Blazes

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

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon Blazes

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

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil Forest Fires

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

From TheJournal.ie Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil Amazon Rainforest

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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio Brazil

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar Sao Paulo

Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar

Neymar had denied the allegations.

# brazil - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell Clauvino Da Silva

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid Grounded

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Sao Paolo

Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence

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

From TheJournal.ie 57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot ALTAMIRA

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion Amapa

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

'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

'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

Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director

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

'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

'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.

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