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Brazilian model fighting alongside Ukrainian soldiers killed in Russian missile strike

A Brazilian volunteer soldier, fighting alongside Ukrainian soldiers, has been killed in a Russian military strike, reports claim. Thalito do Valle was a Brazilian model who was killed when Russian forces hit a bunker she was stationed at in Kharkiv. The 39-year-old, a sniper, fought against the Islamic State in Iraq before joining the fight […]

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Russia’s trade with China, India, Brazil, and South Africa jumps 38% amid Ukraine invasion

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that trade with China, India, Brazil, and South Africa jumped 38% in the first three months of the year, despite “politically motivated sanctions.” Trade volume with those four countries totaled $45 billion in that time, he said. “Russian oil supplies to China and India are growing noticeably,” Putin said […]

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Brazilian court orders Apple to pay $1,081 for not including power adapter with new iPhone

A Brazilian judge has ordered Apple to pay 5,000 Brazilian reals, or $1,081, to a man for not including a power adapter with the sale of his new iPhone. Judge Vanderlei Caires Pinheiro of a civil court in the city of Goiânia ruled the practice a “tie sale,” or a situation in which a company […]

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Brazilian Supreme Court judge bans Telegram messaging service ahead of elections later this year

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has ordered the shutdown of popular messaging application Telegram in the country, effectively banning one of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro‘s favourite communication channels ahead of elections later this year. Judge Alexandre de Moraes ordered the app blocked immediately across the South American nation, citing Telegram’s failure to comply with orders […]

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Two young brothers rescued from Brazil’s Amazon rainforest after nearly four weeks

Two young indigenous boys rescued after almost four weeks lost in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest have been found and taken to hospital. Glauco and Gleison Ferreira, eight and six, got lost trying to catch small birds in the jungle near Manicoré, Amazonas state, on 18 February. A local tree cutter found them by chance. They are […]

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Brazil: Death toll from flash floods and landslides rises to 186

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that hit the Brazilian city of Petropolis has risen to 186, authorities said, one week after torrential rains lashed the tourist town. Since the storm, rescue workers have searched for victims, digging through the mud and wreckage left by devastating landslides that mainly hit poor hillside communities. […]

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At least 94 people killed in landslides and flash floods in Brazil’s Petrópolis city, authorities say

At least 94 people have died in landslides and flash flooding in the Brazilian city of Petrópolis, officials say. The city, which is located in the mountains north of Rio de Janeiro, was hit by torrential rainfall. Houses in hillside neighbourhoods were destroyed and cars swept away as floodwaters raced through the city’s streets. The […]

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Record number of trees cut down in Brazilian Amazon in January

The number of trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in January far exceeded deforestation for the same month last year, according to government satellite data. The area destroyed was five times larger than 2021, the highest January total since records began in 2015. Environmentalists accuse Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro of allowing deforestation to accelerate. […]

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Brazilian model kicked out of the Vatican for being ‘too sexy’

There are a handful of places on Earth that are considered incredibly holy, one such is the Vatican.While visiting Rome this week, one influencer decided to check out the Vatican, but she didn’t get to stay too long since, according to her, she was kicked out for being too sexy.Brazilian model Juju Vieirawas thought nothing […]

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Brazil: Torrential rains in Sao Paulo state leave at least 18 dead; 500,000 families evacuated

At least 18 people have been killed during torrential rains in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state that caused landslides that buried houses. The downpours, which began on Friday, killed at least 11 people on Sunday when earth smothered homes in several cities in the state’s interior, authorities said. That included three people in the same family […]

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Brazil: At least 7 dead, 32 injured after part of canyon collapses onto leisure boats on lake

At least seven people have been killed after part of a cliff collapsed onto leisure boats on a Brazilian lake. Another three are missing and 32 injured following the accident in the south-east of the country. Video circulating online shows the moment the rock detaches from the cliff face as onlookers try to yell warnings […]

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Rio de Janeiro cancels annual Carnival parade due to rising Covid-19 cases, Omicron fears

Rio de Janeiro has cancelled its world-famous Carnival parade for a second year due to an increase in Covid-19 cases and the threat from the arrival of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the city’s mayor said on Tuesday. Mayor Eduardo Paes announced after a meeting with health authorities that the city would call off the event […]