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Brazilian president's alter ego chases votes online

Liberdade - Dishing out advice to Beyonce and chatting about reality TV, Dilma Rousseff's flippant online alter-ego is worlds apart from the actual Brazilian president's image as a stern task-master.But with 300,000 Twitter followers and almost 1.

Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate

Liberdade - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff fell ill at the end of a tense and at times bitter televised debate Thursday with challenger Aecio Neves.

Brazilian arrested in 39 serial killings

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police said Thursday they have arrested a suspected serial killer who admits to slaying 39 people in a four-year killing spree, including 16 young women.

Brazil inmates take guards hostage in latest riot

Bras - Inmates at a Brazilian prison took 12 guards and several fellow inmates hostage in the latest of a series of uprisings.

Brazil's Neves wins key endorsement in vote battle with Rousseff

Liberdade - Brazilian presidential hopeful Aecio Neves on Sunday earned a key endorsement in his bid to defeat incumbent Dilma Rousseff -- from environmentalist candidate Marina Silva.

Brazil quarantines Guinean feared to have Ebola

Bras - Brazilian health officials Friday quarantined a Guinean man feared to have Ebola, but stressed it was a precautionary measure and the man no longer had a fever or other symptoms.The 47-year-old man had arrived from Africa last month.

Brazil presidential candidate Neves frontrunner on change promise

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian presidential hopeful Aecio Neves on Thursday insisted his proposals would transform the country, while lambasting the ruling party embroiled in deepening allegations of corruption involving state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

Beaten Silva party backs Brazil challenger Neves

Bras - The party of beaten Brazil presidential candidate Marina Silva said Wednesday it is backing Social Democrat challenger Aecio Neves in his run-off battle against incumbent Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil power-broker Silva mulls backing Neves: reports

Bras - Environmentalist Marina Silva, who emerged as a key power-broker after Brazil's first-round election, is leaning toward endorsing business favorite Aecio Neves for president, though it could provoke a rift with her party, reports said Tuesday.

Brazil power-broker Silva mulls backing Neves: reports

Bras - Environmentalist Marina Silva, who emerged as a key power-broker after Brazil's first-round elections, is leaning toward endorsing business favorite Aecio Neves for president, though it could provoke a rift with her party, reports said Tuesday.

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, from guerrilla to president

Bras - Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first woman president, is a former leftist guerrilla once imprisoned and tortured by the country's military regime who is now fighting a different battle in a different Brazil.

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins in Japan but Bianchi in intensive care

Lewis Hamilton, the British driver who won the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of his team mate Nico Rosberg, described his victory as an "anti-climax" following the horrific crash which saw Marussia driver Jules Bianchi suffer a severe head injury.

Brazil's Rousseff, Neves gear up for fierce run-off

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff steeled herself Monday for a hard-fought race against center-right challenger Aecio Neves, who is seeking to unite frustrated voters to beat her in a run-off.

In Brazil, Amazon voters paddle canoes to floating polls

Iranduba - It's Sunday morning on Lake Catalao in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, where the reflection of a fisherman's silhouette glimmers on the water.But this morning, he's not casting his nets.

Rousseff to face Neves in Brazil run-off: exit poll

Rio De Janeiro - Incumbent Dilma Rousseff will face Social Democrat Aecio Neves in a run-off vote on October 26 after they topped an Ibope Institute exit poll following Brazil's presidential election Sunday.

Race to reach Brazil runoff vote goes down to wire

Bras - Brazil's presidential race took another dramatic turn on the eve of the vote as polls showed former front-runner Marina Silva falling behind both Social Democrat Aecio Neves and incumbent Dilma Rousseff.

Race to reach Brazil runoff vote goes down to wire

Bras - Brazil's presidential race took another dramatic turn Saturday on the eve of the vote as polls showed former front-runner Marina Silva falling behind both Social Democrat Aecio Neves and incumbent Dilma Rousseff.

Woman gets stabbed in the head and survives

Alcileide Rodrigues dos Santos, 22 from Brazil, was stabbed in the forehead with a big kitchen knife, but she ended up surviving the attack.

Silva could be diverse Brazil's first black president

Rio De Janeiro - Born into poverty and a former maid who learned to read at 16, environmentalist Marina Silva on Sunday hopes to become the first black leader of Brazil, the world's most diverse nation.

Brazil's burgeoning middle class divided ahead of poll

Liberdade - 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.
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