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Work suspended at Brazil World Cup stadium
Prosecutor inspects Manaus site where construction worker fell from stadium roof to his death on Saturday.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 16:38 GMT
Brazil World Cup worker plunges to death
The death of the third venue construction worker in a month puts World Cup safety back in the spotlight.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 02:32 GMT
Further World Cup venue delays expected
FIFA extend deadline for completion of three more venues as Brazilian sports minister says delays are 'not significant'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 15:19 GMT
Deadly accident at Brazil World Cup stadium
Almost-completed stadium, set to host opening game of next year's World Cup, was significantly damaged by accident.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 05:52 GMT
Amazon roads: The beauty or the beast?
Road construction in the Amazon is destroying the local ecology and aiding in the increase of extractive industries.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 10:34 GMT
FIFA's Jerome Valcke continues tour of Brazil
FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke plans to visit all 12 of Brazil's World Cup host cities before the end of the year.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 12:17 GMT
Belo Monte: Brazil's damned democracy
The Belo Monte dam project shows the government's failure to respect indigenous rights and reform energy policy.
Last updated: 17 May 2012 09:25 GMT
Brazil drought and floods
The Amazon Basin is close to suffering its worst flooding on record. Northeastern Brazil is enduring a severe drought.
Last updated: 06 May 2012 10:55 GMT
'Things are not working in Brazil'
Brazil government refuses to work with FIFA's Jerome Valcke after he says organisers need 'a kick up the backside'.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 17:44 GMT
Polar shifts: Immigration flows back into the Global South
The immigration influx in the Amazon reveals a thriving economy, far from the isolated forests of romantic imaginations.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 10:12 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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