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Far-right Bolsonaro puts stamp on Brazil in first week
Brazil
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Brazil
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Far-right Bolsonaro puts stamp on Brazil in first week

Marc Burleigh / AFP - January 6, 2019

Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, came out swinging in his very first week in office, introducing changes to remake his country around his far-right agenda -- but…

Brazil’s Lula stays in prison as top judges tussle over release
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s Lula stays in prison as top judges tussle over release

Jordi Miro / AFP - December 19, 2018

Brazil's leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva remained in prison Wednesday as two supreme court judges issued competing orders over whether he should be released…

Brazil’s Bolsonaro completes cabinet with rightist environment chief
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro completes cabinet with rightist environment chief

AFP - December 9, 2018

Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a longtime climate-change skeptic, has named a rightist lawyer with a contentious background to be environment minister in the country whose Amazon rainforest…

Far-right former army captain Jair Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil
Brazil
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Brazil
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Far-right former army captain Jair Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil

AFP / Hector Velasco and Rosa Sulleiro - October 28, 2018

Far-right former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, beating leftist opponent Fernando Haddad in a runoff election after a bitter and polarized…

7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border: USGS
Latin America
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Latin America
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7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border: USGS

AFP - August 24, 2018

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Peru's border with Brazil on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but national authorities said there were no initial reports of…

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

AFP / Paula Ramon - August 21, 2018

SAO PAULO, Brazil— Brazil's President, Michel Temer, called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional tensions build…

Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game

AFP and Tico Times - June 22, 2018

Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance.…

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

Katherine Stanley - June 22, 2018

A sea of red, white and blue, along with plenty of blue, yellow and green, brightened Saint Petersburg as the National Teams of Brazil and Costa Rica…

Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup

AFP and The Tico Times - June 19, 2018

The stakes couldn't be higher: if Costa Rica loses to its opponent on Friday, it will be out of the World Cup. That opponent? Just an up-and-coming…

World Cup 2018: Two Costa Rican fans travel to La Sele’s rival countries
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018: Two Costa Rican fans travel to La Sele’s rival countries

Elizabeth Lang - June 9, 2018

How can one project capture the excitement surrounding the World Cup; the love Costa Ricans feel for their National Team, La Sele; a deep dive into the…

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