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Brazilians set to punish the left in polls

Brazilians furious at recession and corruption are expected to punish the long dominant Workers` Party in municipal elections Sunday amid heightened security after a series of murders of candidates.

Brazil's landless movement vows to defeat 'coup' in streets

Brasilia: Members of the MST Landless Workers Movement told Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday they would take to the streets to defeat a plan to oust her in a "coup", as they termed an ongoing impeachment effort in Congress.

Brazil impeachment protests downsized but still determined

Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Sunday to demand that embattled President Dilma Rousseff -- facing a weak economy and calls for her impeachment -- be removed from office.

Football, volleyball spearhead 2016 Rio Olympics ticket demand

Football, volleyball spearhead 2016 Rio Olympics ticket demand

Football and volleyball remain the most popular sports for Brazilians seeking tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympics, organisers said.

Pope sends New Years tidings to partying Brazilians

Pope Francis has recorded a video message at the Vatican offering New Years greetings to two million revelers, including around 800,000 tourists, preparing to party on Rio`s famed Copacabana beach.

Brazil`s burgeoning middle class divided ahead of poll

Tens of millions of Brazilians have swelled the middle class over the past decade, benefiting from an economic boom and the social inclusion policies of President Dilma Rousseff`s Workers Party.

Rousseff calls on Brazilians to unite behind national team

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff Tuesday called on Brazilians to unite in support of the national team.

Brazilians given huge discount for World Cup tickets

Brazilian fans will pay a third less than their international counterparts for standard tickets at next year`s FIFA World Cup.

Over half of Brazilians now middle class

The number of Brazilians categorized as middle class has risen rapidly in recent years, climbing from 34 percent of the population in 2004 to 54 percent in 2011, according to a study released Thursday by consumer finance firm Cetelem BGN and the Ipsos research institute.

Brazilians have 7.6 mn illegal guns: Report

Brazilian citizens currently own 14 million guns - 7.6 million of which are illegal - according to a report presented by Justice Minister Luiz Paulo Barreto.

Thousands of Brazilians Ignore they are HIV Carriers

Many Brazilians who suffer from HIV/AIDS are unaware that they have the disease,
according to a recent Health Ministry report.

Thousands of Brazilians Ignore they are HIV Carriers

Many Brazilians who suffer from HIV/AIDS are unaware that they have the disease,
according to a recent Health Ministry report.

Brazilians see facial beauty differently than North Americans

When it comes to standard ideals of facial beauty and harmony, Brazilians differ in opinion over beauty ideals from North Americans.