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Brazilian beauties battle for the best butt

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Protestors recently set fire to a government building in the capital and former governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption and money laundering charges.

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The weekend starts a bit early this week.

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This means Brazil could see a second president fall in less than a year

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David Schurmann's three-part drama "Little Secret" has been selected to represent Brazil at the 89th Academy Awards.

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Here is why Brazil is out of the Copa America.

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The Copa American Centenario gets underway in just under a week. The tournament will be a showcase for the best teams across two continents and should provide for some dynamic styles and entertainment.

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On Thursday, Brazil's Senate voted 55 to 22 to suspend President Dilma Rousseff, the first step in bringing an impeachment trial against the controversial, embattled national figure.

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Brazil and Paraguay will renew their rivalry in a crucial World Cup Qualifying match on Tuesday.

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Neymar and Luis Suarez have noted their close relationship on Barcelona as a key to the club's success. The two will be on opposite sides of the pitch when Brazil and Uruguay face off in a crucial CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifier.

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Bolivia has allocated $2.56 billion to boost its electricity reserves, increase transmission lines and start exporting power to Argentina. The Central Bank of Bolivia provided the funds from international reserves.

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has named her predecessor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as chief of staff. The appointment prompted protests in Brazilian cities.

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Uber is broadening its operations by setting its sights on Argentina. The announcement, however, wasn't welcomed warmly.

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Brazil on Sunday to call for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. However, Lula da Silva’s successor remains firm and continues to deny that she did something wrong to deserve impeachment.

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Brazilian ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces charges of money laundering for failing to declare luxurious assets, linking him directly to the expansive Petrobras scandal. If charged, Da Silva might bring down his successor, Dilma Rousseff, along with him.

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Brazil’s Lower House of Congress Speaker Eduardo Cunha will be facing an investigation regarding corruption allegations. He is involved in the huge Petrobras kickback scheme.

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