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Brazil: Largest country in South America
Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world; as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.

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Pele turns 80 [Video]

Pele turns 80

A look at the career of Brazilian forward Pele, as he celebrates his 80thbirthday.

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Brazilian dies in COVID-19 vaccine trial [Video]

Brazilian dies in COVID-19 vaccine trial

A volunteer who was taking part in clinical trials of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Brazil has died. The Brazilian health authority has confirmed that the trial will continue. Flora Bradley-Watson..

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Pele's home town pays tribute to footballing legend with mural for 80th birthday [Video]

Pele's home town pays tribute to footballing legend with mural for 80th birthday

The mural can be seen in the coastal city of Santos, ahead of the sporting legend's 80th birthday. Pele played 496 matches for Santos football club and 92 matches for Brazil between 1957 and 1971.View..

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Global COVID-19 cases rise by a one-day record [Video]

Global COVID-19 cases rise by a one-day record

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Coronavirus pandemic: Hard-hit Brazil emerges as important centre for vaccine trials [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Hard-hit Brazil emerges as important centre for vaccine trials

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Brazil food insecurity: 10 million people are going hungry [Video]

Brazil food insecurity: 10 million people are going hungry

Coronavirus pandemic leaves millions wondering where their next meal is coming from.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro Botches Pandemic Response, But He's More Popular Than Ever [Video]

Brazil's Bolsonaro Botches Pandemic Response, But He's More Popular Than Ever

The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic in Brazil appears to be climbing in direct proportion to the popularity of President Jair Bolsonaro. Business Insider reports that in December of..

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Brazil’s coronavirus deaths pass 150,000 as infection rate slows [Video]

Brazil’s coronavirus deaths pass 150,000 as infection rate slows

Experts say number of new cases falling but rate it still slow compared with countries in Europe and Asia, suggesting it may still be in its first wave.

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Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil's Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands [Video]

Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil's Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands

Greenpeace activists raise a four-meter statue of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro in the burnt Pantanal wetlands to criticise his environmental policy.View on euronews

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Brazil records 5 million cases, though daily infections in decline [Video]

Brazil records 5 million cases, though daily infections in decline

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Rio de Janeiro’s beaches fill up as COVID restrictions ease [Video]

Rio de Janeiro’s beaches fill up as COVID restrictions ease

As temperatures rise, people flock to Brazil's beaches, defying remaining coronavirus restrictions.

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India's virus deaths pass 100,000 [Video]

India's virus deaths pass 100,000

India's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic..

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Coronavirus pandemic kills one million people worldwide [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic kills one million people worldwide

Over one million people have now died from coronavirus worldwide. This milestone comes almost nine months after the first Covid-19 death was recorded in Wuhan, China. Data captured by Johns Hopkins..

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Bolsonaro criticises Argentina for handling of economy [Video]

Bolsonaro criticises Argentina for handling of economy

Brazilian president accuses President Alberto Fernandez’ government of bad economic policies during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Volkswagen pays millions over Brazil torture [Video]

Volkswagen pays millions over Brazil torture

The German car company has agreed to pay a $6.5m compensation.

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U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases [Video]

U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million - more than 20% of the world's total - as Midwest states reported spikes in COVID-19 infections in September, according to a..

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Brazil hoping to roll out Coronavac vaccine in December [Video]

Brazil hoping to roll out Coronavac vaccine in December

Five million doses of Chinese-made vaccine are set to arrive in Sao Paulo in October with phase-three trials starting soon.

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Brazil's Parana state agrees to produce Russian vaccine [Video]

Brazil's Parana state agrees to produce Russian vaccine

A Brazilian state has signed an agreement to produce Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, that some say was approved too quickly.

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Dengue may provide COVID-19 immunity - study [Video]

Dengue may provide COVID-19 immunity - study

Research lead by Duke School of Medicine Professor Miguel Nicolelis found areas in Brazil with lower coronavirus infections rates, suffered intense recent dengue outbreaks. Caroline Malone reports.

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Brazil’s Infinity Memorial commemorates COVID-19 victims [Video]

Brazil’s Infinity Memorial commemorates COVID-19 victims

Brazil inaugurates its first cemetery memorial to coronavirus victims, while the pandemic is still claiming lives.

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Macaw calls 'time out' in Brazil after landing on soccer player's head [Video]

Macaw calls 'time out' in Brazil after landing on soccer player's head

VIDEO SHOWS: SOCCER GAME STOPPING PLAY AFTER MACAW LANDS ON PLAYER, MACAW FLYING TO GOAL RESENDING WITH COMPLETE STORY SHOWS: TERESOPOLIS, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (SEPTEMBER 19, 2020) (CBF HANDOUT -

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Fires continue to ravage Brazil's Amazon rainforest, Pantanal wetlands [Video]

Fires continue to ravage Brazil's Amazon rainforest, Pantanal wetlands

Despite the destruction of its natural treasures, President Jair Bolsonaro has said that Brazil is an ‘example for the world’ in its handling of the environment.

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US Secretary of State urges Venezuelan president to leave office [Video]

US Secretary of State urges Venezuelan president to leave office

Mike Pompeo delivered his unequivocal message while visiting Suriname, Guyana, Brazil and Colombia.

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As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment [Video]

As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment

As data shows fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands with historic force, President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (September 17) that Brazil "should be congratulated for the..

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