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BRAZIL

Japan Times
WORLD / Society / FOCUS
Jul 22, 2013
Pope Francis starts first trip abroad on wave of hope
On the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, the Rev. Stefano Nastasi threw the ecclesiastic equivalent of a Hail Mary pass.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jun 29, 2013
Global protest grows as citizens lose faith in politics
The demonstrations in Brazil began after a small rise in bus fares triggered mass protests. Within days this had become a nationwide movement whose concerns had spread far beyond fares: more than a million people were on the streets shouting about everything from corruption to the cost of living to the...
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 25, 2013
Perseverance pays off for noted deep-sea researcher
Geologist and paleontologist Hiroshi Kitazato, a key scientist behind the recent discovery of a tantalizing clue to what could be the lost continent of Atlantis, had to navigate through three years' worth or red tape before he got his chance.
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JAPAN
Jun 22, 2013
Brazil's Rousseff cancels Japan visit
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will postpone her planned visit to Japan due to the mass protests breaking out in dozens of cities around her nation, officials in Tokyo said Friday.
JAPAN
May 31, 2013
Mozambique farmers seek halt to aid project
Farmers in Mozambique are calling on the governments of Japan, Brazil and Mozambique to halt a project aimed at supporting agricultural development there, saying it will result in land grabs.
JAPAN
Apr 28, 2013
Minister to pitch floating offshore platform project to Brazil
The government has decided to make a stronger pitch to Brazil on building a large offshore "logistic hub" that would help it further develop oil fields and other marine resources.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Apr 2, 2013
A tale of two knives, a Kiwi legend, a gang and a girl
The story reads like a New Zealand news editor's wish list: Celebrity, dangerous weapons, bizarre behavior, death threats, Brazilian street gangs and a mysterious love interest.
Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT
Mar 30, 2013
Brazilian chief wields high-tech tools in battle to save tribe, forests
As a small boy in the early 1980s, Almir Surui hunted monkeys with a bow and arrow, wore a loincloth and struggled with Brazil's official language, Portuguese.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC
Mar 7, 2013
Japanese roots spread wide at World Baseball Classic
One of the beautiful things about sports is that there are always stories about the losers, not just the winners.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 11, 2013
Brazil dams Amazon to feed energy-hungry economy
When it is completed in 2015, the Jirau hydroelectric dam will span the Madeira River, feature more giant turbines than any other dam in the world and hold as much concrete as 47 towers the size of New York's Empire State Building.
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JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Jan 15, 2008
Japan, Brazil mark a century of settlement, family ties
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of a Japanese migration to Brazil. In 1908, hundreds of farmers moved to the South American country, dreaming of making their fortunes there before returning to their hometowns.

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