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Oil from sunken rig contained  Platform's owners said the spill was being contained. Only one body has been recovered   Foot and mouth prevention efforts  Agriculture Ministry has strengthened vigilance at the borders after reports of foot-and-mouth disease in Argentina Ecuador upsets Brazil 1-0 Coulthard won Grand Prix Prison rebellion ends  Inmates killed the leaders of the uprising and released 150 hostages. Prisoners wanted to end a 65-hour rebellion Train robber Biggs heads home  Ronnie Biggs has 28 years to serve of a 30-year sentence for 1963 Great Train robbery Top drug lord telling all  Luiz Fernando da Costa has named politicians, businessmen and police officers as having links to the drug traffick Kuerten challenged Kuerten won over Russell Kuerten crushes Ferrero Kuerten won French Open  Kuerten beat Corretja 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2, 6-0. Kuerten won his third French Open title Jail rebellion ends peacefully  Order restored where an uprising left 2 inmates dead and the release of 9 hostages Honduras win over Brazil 2-0  Honduras advances in Copa America. Hondurans' first win ever over Brazil. Colombia 3, Peru 0   IMF to accelerate $1.2 billion loan
Navy lifts sunken sub Kuerten falls Vasco is Brazil champion 47 inmates escape 8 dead in prison riots Carnival sambas to an end  Glittering costumes, massive floats and tanned, naked bodies Blasts at oil rig kill 10  3 blasts rocked the world's biggest offshore oil platform, owned by state oil giant Petrobras, possibly killing 10 people Rush to save slowly sinking oil rig  State oil giant stepped up efforts to prevent environmental damage after blasts killed 10 workers World's biggest oil rig sinks


January 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jan.4  
Jan.18   Australia
 
Jan.28   Sao Paulo


February 2001 ... more > Top ^
Feb.18   Sao Paulo
Feb.27   Rio de Janeiro  


March 2001 ... more > Top ^
Mar.15   Rio de Janeiro  
Mar.17   Rio de Janeiro  
Mar.20   Rio de Janeiro  
  The explosion knocked out a supporting pillar, and the platform tilted and sank in just a few minutes
Mar.21   Rio de Janeiro  
   
Mar.28   Ecuador


April 2001 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   Sao Paulo
Apr.15   Sao Paulo  


May 2001 ... more > Top ^
May.5    
May.27    


June 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   France
Jun.3   France
Jun.8   France
Jun.10   Paris  
Jun.23   Sao Paulo  


July 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jul.23   Honduras  


August 2001 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3   Argentina  
  $1.2 billion loan for Argentina and $15 billion line of emergency credit for Brazil
Aug.6    
  He was 88. Wrote 'Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands' and 'Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon'
Aug.15   Brazil outlasted Paraguay 2-0 Aug.17     U.S. Solo Balloonist Lands
  Millionaire Steve Fossett set balloon down ending his 5th round-the-world attempt
Aug.22     To break patent for AIDS drug  Government decided to make the drug nelfinavir despite the patent held by the pharmaceutical giant Roche

September 2001 ... more > Top ^
Sep.20   Italy Ronaldo is back

November 2001 ... more > Top ^
Nov.7   Bolivia Brazil beaten by Bolivia 3-1
Nov.10     Sentenced for burning Indian chief  4 young men get 14 years each after they set an Indian chief on fire as he lay on a bench Nov.14       Brazil beats Venezuela and qualify  Luizao scored a pair of goals and Rivaldo added one in Brazil final World Cup qualifier

December 2001 ... more > Top ^
Dec.6       Pirates kill America's Cup skipper
  New Zealander Peter Blake, 53, has been shot dead in an attack by masked gunmen on boat as it lay anchored
Dec.7     7 held over sailor's death  Police are still searching for an 8th suspect, who had piloted the bandits to Blake's ship Dec.8     Police hunt suspects in Blake killing  20-year-old Rubens da Silva Souza ferried the gang to Blake's yacht. Another is Jose Pantoja da Costa Dec.9   Northern Italy Ronaldo scores first goal in 2 years     Last fugitives in Blake death arrested  Police arrested the last 2 suspects in the killing of New Zealand yachtsman Dec.25   Rio de Janeiro   Rains kill 45, 48 still missing
  2,000 driven from their homes





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Navy lifts sunken sub Blasts at oil rig kill 10  3 blasts rocked the world's biggest offshore oil platform, owned by state oil giant Petrobras, possibly killing 10 people Rush to save slowly sinking oil rig  State oil giant stepped up efforts to prevent environmental damage after blasts killed 10 workers World's biggest oil rig sinks




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Mar.15   Rio de Janeiro
Mar.17   Rio de Janeiro
Mar.20   Rio de Janeiro
  The explosion knocked out a supporting pillar, and the platform tilted and sank in just a few minutes
Mar.21   Rio de Janeiro Oil from sunken rig contained  Platform's owners said the spill was being contained. Only one body has been recovered Mar.21     Foot and mouth prevention efforts  Agriculture Ministry has strengthened vigilance at the borders after reports of foot-and-mouth disease in Argentina Aug.22   To break patent for AIDS drug  Government decided to make the drug nelfinavir despite the patent held by the pharmaceutical giant Roche Dec.25   Rio de Janeiro Rains kill 45, 48 still missing  2,000 driven from their homes



Brazil, 2001 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2001 Mar.17   Rio de Janeiro Rush to save slowly sinking oil rig  State oil giant stepped up efforts to prevent environmental damage after blasts killed 10 workers Mar.20   Rio de Janeiro World's biggest oil rig sinks
  The explosion knocked out a supporting pillar, and the platform tilted and sank in just a few minutes
Aug.3   Argentina   IMF to accelerate $1.2 billion loan
  $1.2 billion loan for Argentina and $15 billion line of emergency credit for Brazil
Aug.22   To break patent for AIDS drug  Government decided to make the drug nelfinavir despite the patent held by the pharmaceutical giant Roche



Brazil, 2001 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.18   Australia Kuerten falls Jan.18   Vasco is Brazil champion Mar.28   Ecuador Ecuador upsets Brazil 1-0 Apr.1   Sao Paulo Coulthard won Grand Prix Jun.1   France Kuerten challenged Jun.3   France Kuerten won over Russell Jun.8   France Kuerten crushes Ferrero Jun.10   Paris Kuerten won French Open  Kuerten beat Corretja 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2, 6-0. Kuerten won his third French Open title Jul.23   Honduras Honduras win over Brazil 2-0  Honduras advances in Copa America. Hondurans' first win ever over Brazil. Colombia 3, Peru 0 Aug.15   Brazil outlasted Paraguay 2-0 Aug.17   U.S. Solo Balloonist Lands
  Millionaire Steve Fossett set balloon down ending his 5th round-the-world attempt
Sep.20   Italy Ronaldo is back Nov.7   Bolivia Brazil beaten by Bolivia 3-1 Nov.14     Brazil beats Venezuela and qualify  Luizao scored a pair of goals and Rivaldo added one in Brazil final World Cup qualifier Dec.9   Northern Italy Ronaldo scores first goal in 2 years



Brazil, 2001 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.28   Sao Paulo 47 inmates escape
Feb.18   Sao Paulo 8 dead in prison riots Apr.15   Sao Paulo Prison rebellion ends  Inmates killed the leaders of the uprising and released 150 hostages. Prisoners wanted to end a 65-hour rebellion May.5   Train robber Biggs heads home  Ronnie Biggs has 28 years to serve of a 30-year sentence for 1963 Great Train robbery May.27   Top drug lord telling all  Luiz Fernando da Costa has named politicians, businessmen and police officers as having links to the drug traffick Jun.23   Sao Paulo Jail rebellion ends peacefully  Order restored where an uprising left 2 inmates dead and the release of 9 hostages Nov.10   Sentenced for burning Indian chief  4 young men get 14 years each after they set an Indian chief on fire as he lay on a bench Dec.6     Pirates kill America's Cup skipper
  New Zealander Peter Blake, 53, has been shot dead in an attack by masked gunmen on boat as it lay anchored
Dec.7   7 held over sailor's death  Police are still searching for an 8th suspect, who had piloted the bandits to Blake's ship Dec.8   Police hunt suspects in Blake killing  20-year-old Rubens da Silva Souza ferried the gang to Blake's yacht. Another is Jose Pantoja da Costa Dec.9   Last fugitives in Blake death arrested  Police arrested the last 2 suspects in the killing of New Zealand yachtsman



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2001 Feb.27   Rio de Janeiro Carnival sambas to an end  Glittering costumes, massive floats and tanned, naked bodies Aug.6   Novelist Jorge Amado dies
  He was 88. Wrote 'Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands' and 'Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon'