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BRAZIL

Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 17, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan's offensive woes continue in loss to Brazil in SheBelieves Cup
Nadeshiko Japan failed to score for the third straight match after falling 4-0 against England and 1-0 to Spain in November friendlies in Spain.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 8, 2023
Lula's Amazon pledge looks distant as Brazil battles deforestation
The push to stop surging Amazon rainforest destruction is facing challenges after years of dwindling funding and staff at Brazil's environmental enforcement agency.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 31, 2023
Bolsonaro has no intention of cutting his stay in Florida short
Back home, Bolsonaro is under investigation on multiple fronts, including his involvement in the Jan. 8 riots by supporters who refused to accept he lost the election.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 29, 2023
Disappearing barbecues show global beef demand is under pressure
Even as inflation cools, all signs point to continued pressure this year, especially in some of the world’s most carnivorous nations.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 29, 2023
Brazil opens door to breaking foreign coach taboo
Despite knowing for some time before the 2022 FIFA World Cup that head coach Tite was leaving, Brazilian Football Confederation President Ednaldo Rodrigues still has not found a replacement.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 17, 2023
Brazil's crowdfunded insurrection leaves paper trail for police
Pix, a wildly successful government-run payments system, has become a key financial pillar underpinning Bolsonaro's election-denial movement.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 14, 2023
Brazil top court to investigate Jair Bolsonaro's role in Brasilia riots
Brazil's Supreme Court will probe the former president for allegedly encouraging anti-democratic protests that ended in the storming of government buildings by his supporters.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 11, 2023
Bolsonaro finds a refuge near the ‘Most Magical Place on Earth’
That the former president would choose Orlando as his refuge isn't surprising. At least 30,000 Brazilians have made the area home, according to city estimates.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2023
Japan vows to further beef up ties with Brazil under new president
The talks came a day after demonstrators backing Bolsonaro, the predecessor of Lula, stormed legislative buildings, the presidential office and the Supreme Court in Brasilia.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 10, 2023
Was Brazil's insurrection foretold?
It is cold comfort that most of the militants who sacked Brazil's government institutions were amateurs, much like their counterparts in the U.S. Jan. 6 insurrection.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 10, 2023
What drove a mass attack on Brazil’s capital? Mass delusion.
Millions of Brazilians appear to be convinced that October's presidential election was rigged against Bolsonaro, despite audits and analyses by experts finding nothing of the sort.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 10, 2023
Lula slams far-right 'terrorism' as Brazil clears protest camps
Brazilian security forces arrested 1,500 people as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned 'acts of terrorism' after a far-right mob stormed the seat of power.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 9, 2023
Bolsonaro's Florida stay puts ball in Biden's court after Brasilia riots
After watching Donald Trump supporters invade the U.S. Capitol two years ago, Biden is now facing mounting pressure to remove Bolsonaro from his self-imposed exile.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 9, 2023
Bolsonaro supporters invade Brazil presidential palace, Congress and Supreme Court
The uprising underlined the severe polarization that still grips the country days after the inauguration of leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Jan 5, 2023
Brazil's Bolsonaro faces legal risks after losing immunity
Bolsonaro's future may hinge on the path charted by crusading Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes, as well as on the calculations of new President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 4, 2023
Brazil bids farewell to beloved soccer star Pele
On the streets of Santos, the city of 430,000 where the global superstar lived for most of his life, some struggled to come to terms with his loss.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 3, 2023
Brazil pays final respects to soccer giant Pele
A stream of athletes, politicians, dignitaries and fans are expected in Santos for the wake, though turnout may be dented somewhat by the New Year's holiday weekend.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 2, 2023
Lula takes reins in Brazil and slams Bolsonaro's anti-democratic threats
In a speech to Congress after officially taking the reins of Latin America's biggest country, the leftist said democracy was the true winner of the October presidential vote.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 30, 2022
Legendary Pele was Brazil’s ambassador to the world
Former Brazil star Pele was a man who moved in the company of celebrities and presidents and a player who could pause a civil war and then shake hands with a queen.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Dec 30, 2022
Brazilians rush to hospital after news of Pele's death
'You didn't even see the other players,' one fan said. 'You just fixated on Pele and what he would do. Pele and Santos are what made me fall in love with football.'

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan