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A case has been opened in Brazil against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (photo), for alleged misuse of public funds, said federal prosecutors, who accuse the ex-president of sending out 10 million letters to older Brazilians promoting low-interest loans in 2004. (more…)

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Brazil recognised a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.

Israel answered by expressing its disappointment, saying Brazil’s decision flew in the face of efforts to negotiate a peace deal. (more…)

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After warning drug traffickers to surrender or face an assault, Brazilian security forces have begun to move into a major Rio de Janeiro slum. (more…)

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Electoral officials have confirmed that Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s successor is Dilma Rousseff (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk). (more…)

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A state emergency has been declared in 25 towns in Brazil in order to deal with one of the Amazon regions’s worst droughts in decades. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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An army sergeant who revealed that he was gay in an interview with a national news magazine at the weekend, has been arrested by Brazilian military. (more…)

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