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Brazil’s Lula lambasts far-right VP candidate’s remarks on crime
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Brazil’s Lula lambasts far-right VP candidate’s remarks on crime

(FILES) In this file picture taken on January 16, 2018 Brazilian former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva reacts during a meeting with artists at Oi Casa Grande Theater in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's jailed ex-leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva resigned his candidacy for another presidential term on […]

Gunmen storm Brazil prison, policeman killed as 92 inmates escape
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Gunmen storm Brazil prison, policeman killed as 92 inmates escape

Police fire tear gas grenades at the inmates gathering on the roofs of the Alcacuz Penitentiary, near Natal, on January 19, 2017. Stick-wielding inmates hurled stones and lit fires Thursday in the jail where dozens were previously massacred, as authorities struggled to contain a spreading wave of gang violence. The […]

Attacker stabs Brazil’s right-wing presidential front runner
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Attacker stabs Brazil’s right-wing presidential front runner

Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro gestures after being stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais State, in southern Brazil, on September 6, 2018. Frontrunner Bolsonaro was attacked with a knife while campaigning — but escaped with just minor injuries, his son said. […]

Brazil Supreme Court rejects latest Lula appeal to run for presidency
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Brazil Supreme Court rejects latest Lula appeal to run for presidency

Brazilian former President (2003-2011) Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva during a rally in support of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's Supreme Court said on October 6, 2016 that ex-president Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva will be probed for alleged membership in a crime ring that […]

Lula appeals to UN in desperate bid to gain access to election
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Lula appeals to UN in desperate bid to gain access to election

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 02, 2018 former Brazilian president (2003-2011) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a rally of Brazilian leftist parties at Circo Voador in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After on August 31, 2018 a top Brazilian court disqualified ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da […]

More than 700 arrested in Brazil over femicide
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More than 700 arrested in Brazil over femicide

[File] Public security minister Raul Jungmann said "What matters to us is protecting lives and above all combating femicide, this terrible and unacceptable crime,". Photo/Exame More than 700 people accused of committing or planning murders — in large part against women — were arrested Friday in a coordinated sweep across […]

7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border
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7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border

earthquake PHOTO:Pixabay A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Peru’s border with Brazil on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but national authorities said there were no initial reports of casualties or damage in the sparsely populated region. “So far no damage or victims have been reported and monitoring continues,” said […]

Brazil’s Lula becomes double-edged sword for the left
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Brazil’s Lula becomes double-edged sword for the left

FILE PHOTO: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters in front of the metallurgic trade union in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil April 7, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto/File Photo The good news for Brazil’s left ahead of October presidential elections is that its biggest candidate, Luiz […]

Ex-President of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail
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Ex-President of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures during a campaign rally to launch his presidential candidacy for the upcoming October elections, at the Workers Central Union (CUT) headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 25, 2018.<br />A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's […]

Brazilian cops drop ‘masculinity’ requirement
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Brazilian cops drop ‘masculinity’ requirement

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – JUNE 23: Police are out in force for a protest by the group Will Not Have Cup who were demonstrating against the World Cup being held in Brazil and overspending in the construction of stadiums during the game between Brazil and Cameroon, June 23, 2014 in […]

Brazilians mourn woman seen as symbol of femicide
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Brazilians mourn woman seen as symbol of femicide

Grab taken from a handout video captured by security cameras on July 22, 2018 and released by the Parana State Court, showing Brazilian Luis Felipe Manvailer assaulting his wife Tatiane Spitzner in a lift at their apartment in the town of Guarapuava, in the Brazilian southern state of Parana, a […]

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou
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He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this […]