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Brazil’s indigenous community demands help against coronavirus

Members of the Kayapo Mekranoti ethnic group set up a road block across highway BR-163, the main artery connecting Brazil’s mid-western agricultural heartland to the river ports of the Amazon.  The blockade caused a long line of semi-trucks hauling corn and soybeans to form outside the town of Novo Progresso, …

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FIFA World Cup: Brazil to take on Belgium in 2nd QF

Brazil have peaked at the right time and are a dangerous entity when it comes to big games. Belgium won’t be pushovers as they exhibited their fighting spirit against Japan. Brazil go into the tie as favorites and could pose a lot of threat, given Belgium have a vulnerable defense. …

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Brazil advance after win over Mexico

The PSG forward slid home in the second half and then teed up Roberto Firmino late on as the five-times champions beat an otherwise stubborn Mexico, whose World Cup began with such promise with a victory over champions Germany, but ended in familiar fashion in the first knockout round. It …

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Thiago, Paulinho steer Brazil into World Cup’s last 16

Paulinho put Brazil ahead with a superb dinked finish on 36 minutes before Neymar swung in a cross for Thiago Silva to header the Selecao’s second goal with 22 minutes left in Moscow. Having opened his Russia 2018 account with the second of Brazil’s two late goals in Friday’s 2-0 …

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Brazil edge past brave Costa Rica with last gasp goals

Both Brazilians struck in the second half added time at the Saint Petersburg Stadium to hand the five-time World Cup winners their first victory in the tournament. Costa Rica managed to hold fast for the full 90 minutes of normal play thanks to a solid display from goalkeeper Keylor Navas but one minute into stoppage time, Barça’s Coutinho …

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Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

With 20 minutes gone, Coutinho gathered a clearance 25 yards from goal and curled a marvellous shot into the far corner off the post to give the five-times world champions the lead. However, Switzerland, who had looked toothless throughout the first half, got back on level terms five minutes into …

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Russia 2018: Brazil aim to restore past glory

During the World Cup 2014 at their home, Brazil were decimated by Germany in the semi-final 7-1. The third-place play-off fixture was no better, as the Dutch put three past them and claimed bronze with ease Given their proud history and superb recent form, it comes as little surprise that …

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