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1 dead, 3 injured in Brazil’s helicopter crash

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL | Xinhua | One person died, and three others were injured after the helicopter they were riding crashed into a lake in the city of Capitolio, located in the Brazilian southeastern state of Minas Gerais, local media reported. Citing a preliminary report from the local Fire Department, …

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Neymar “grateful” after breaking Pele’s Brazil scoring record

Belem, Brazil | Xinhua | Neymar expressed gratitude and humility after surpassing Pele as Brazil’s all-time leading scorer on Friday. Neymar struck twice as the five-time world champions romped to a 5-1 win over Bolivia in their opening World Cup qualifier in the northern Brazilian city of Belem. “I’m very happy, …

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Brazil to meet Guinea, Senegal in friendlies

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazil will play friendlies against Guinea and Senegal in Europe next month as the South American giants prepare for 2026 World Cup qualifiers. The five-time world champions will meet Guinea in Barcelona on June 17 and Senegal in Lisbon three days later, the Brazilian …

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Brazil records highest tourist arrivals in 4 years

Brasilia, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazil received 868,587 foreign tourists in the first month of 2023, 14.7 percent more than before the COVID-19 pandemic and the highest number in the last four years, the Ministry of Tourism reported Tuesday. January’s figure exceeded by over 100,000 tourists in comparison with the …

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Thousands pay their last respects to Pele in Brazil

Santos, Brazil | Xinhua | Thousands of people gathered Monday in the Brazilian city of Santos to bid farewell to football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, who died at 82 on Thursday from colon cancer. His wake was being held at the Urbano Caldira Stadium, the home …

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