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Summary.     Click for More > Brazil mourns Santa Maria nightclub fire victims Three held over Brazil club fire Brazil fire 'caused by flares' Foreign tourist raped on Rio minibus Shock over latest Brazil bus rape Protests spread throughout Brazil  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup Brazil rocked by fresh mass protests Brazil crisis talks over protests Brazil president announces reforms Brazil lift Confederations Cup Thousands attend Brazil youth Mass Mineiro lift Libertadores   Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil   Pope Francis drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Copacabana beach on Saturday for the final evening of World Youth... Brazil, Mexico summon U.S. ambassadors over espionage Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying  The U.S. and Brazil agreed to postpone Rousseff visit due to controversy over reports the U.S. government was spying on her communications Brazil teacher protests turn violent Brazil spying 'different' from US Brazil Mensalao jailings begin   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium   A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers 2014 World Cup draw: Host Brazil plays Croatia in opening Snowden open letter offers Brazil help to investigate NSA surveillance Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area
Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria Map of Santa Maria Brazil
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  At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say.    The fire began when a band let off fireworks at the Kiss club in Rio Grande do Sul. Many victims inhaled toxic fumes or were cru...
 
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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.9    Hackers expose Brazil politicians
Jan.20    Brazil city fights dengue fever
Jan.27    
  At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say
 The fire began when a band let off fireworks at the Kiss club in Rio Grande do Sul. Many victims inhaled toxic fumes or were crushed as panicking clubbers tried to escape. President Dilma Rousseff has been visiting survivors at the city's Caridade hospital
    Brazil mourns Santa Maria nightclub fire victims Map of Santa Maria Brazil  Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for 231 people killed in a nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria Jan.28     Three held over Brazil club fire   An owner of the Kiss nightclub, a member of the band Gurizada Fandangueira, and its security chief were being questioned Jan.29    Brazil safety revamp before World Cup       Brazil fire 'caused by flares'   The chief investigator in the southern city of Santa Maria has said that cheap fireworks meant for outdoor use caused a deadly nightclub fir...

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3    Memorials for Brazil fire victims Feb.16    Brazil launches sustainability party Feb.17  Sao Paulo  Nadal takes first title since returning from injury

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
Mar.18  Rio de Janeiro  Rains cause deadly Brazil landslides Mar.22    Charges over Brazil nightclub fire Mar.26  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016 stadium indefinitely closed Mar.29  Northeastern Brazil  Wave blamed for Amazon port accident Mar.31   Rio de Janeiro   Foreign tourist raped on Rio minibus   Two men have been arrested. They attacked the couple, who had boarded the minibus in the Copacabana area of the city

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6    Lula investigated over corruption Apr.9  Rio de Janeiro  13-year-old arrested in Brazil tourist attack Apr.21  Sao Paulo  Brazil police guilty of jail deaths Apr.24    Judge orders Facebook memorial page removed Apr.25  Sao Paulo  Latin America 'threatened by rising cancer cases' Apr.27  Rio de Janeiro  'Problems' as Brazil stadium reopens

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.4  Rio de Janeiro  Brazilian team in 'Taliban' row May.5   Rio de Janeiro   Shock over latest Brazil bus rape  Police are looking for a man who raped a woman on a moving bus. Armed man ranwere abusing the woman for 30 minutes and robbing other passeng... May.8  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil helicopter crashes near Sugarloaf Mountain May.30  Rio de Janeiro  Doubts over Brazil-England friendly  Amazon  Rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4    Brazil drops 'happy prostitute' ads Jun.9  Ecuador  Brazil 'on alert' over Ecuador spill Jun.13  Sao Paulo  Sao Paulo riots over transport fares Jun.15    Brazil rolls Japan in Confederations Cup opener    Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup Jun.16  Rio de Janeiro  Balotelli leads Italy to 2-1 win over Mexico    Spain began Confederations Cup with a 2-1 victory over Uruguay Jun.17   Sao Paulo   Protests spread throughout Brazil
  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup
Jun.18  Sao Paulo  Brazilian protesters 'being heard,' president says Jun.19  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil sends force to quell unrest  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil sink Mexico as demonstrators protest outside stadium  Sao Paulo  U-turn fails to end Brazil protests Jun.20   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil rocked by fresh mass protests   There have been violent clashes between protesters and police in a fresh wave of anti-government rallies in Brazil  Rio de Janeiro  Spain sets record with 10-0 Confed Cup blowout Jun.21     Brazil crisis talks over protests   President Dilma Rousseff is holding an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the country's most widespread unrest in two decades       Brazil president announces reforms   Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a series of reforms in an attempt to end days of nationwide anti-government protests Jun.22  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil takes out Italy, wins Confed Cup Group A    Brazil clashes despite Rousseff plea Jun.23  Northeastern Brazil  Alba double as Spain stay top Jun.24    Brazil leader promises major reforms Jun.25    Brazil protesters in Congress win Jun.26    Brazil scrapes through to Confederations Cup final    Brazilians protest near stadium Jun.27  Northeastern Brazil  Clashes near Brazil football venue  Northeastern Brazil  Spain edge past stubborn Italy Jun.30  Rio de Janeiro  New Brazil marches ahead of final   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil lift Confederations Cup Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Hosts enjoyed a triumphant finale to the troubled Confederations Cup with a 3-0 defeat of world champions Spain in the Maracana Sunday

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.7  Northeastern Brazil  Referee killed after stabbing player Jul.10  Amazon  Brazil indians block major railway Jul.13    Cow falls through roof and kills man in Brazil Jul.22  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil crowds greet Pope Francis Jul.23   Rio de Janeiro Catholics gather in Rio for festival
 Northeastern Brazil  Shark attack claims Brazilian teen's life   Rio de Janeiro   Thousands attend Brazil youth Mass Map of Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Around 400,000 Roman Catholics have joined a ceremony on Copacabana Beach to mark the opening of World Youth Day Jul.24   Rio de Janeiro Pope warns against drug legalisation Jul.25     Mineiro lift Libertadores   Ronaldinho leads Atletico Mineiro after a penalty shootout victory over Olimpia   Rio de Janeiro Thousands meet Pope at Copacabana Jul.26   Rio de Janeiro Pope re-enacts Way of the Cross Jul.27   Rio de Janeiro     Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil Map of Copacabana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Pope Francis drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Copacabana beach on Saturday for the final evening of World Youth Day


August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.13    Minister concerned by stadium delays Aug.16   Ecuador Ecuador approves Amazon oil drilling
Aug.18   London Brazil alarm at UK terror detention Aug.20    World Cup 2014 tickets go on sale Aug.26   Brazil minister quits in Bolivia row Aug.27   Sao Paulo Brazil building collapses, traps 15 Aug.28   Northeastern Brazil Blackouts hit most of 8 states in northeast Brazil Aug.30  New York  Ruthless Nadal demolishes Brazilian   Sao Paulo Boy's 'killers' dead in Brazil jail

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2       Brazil, Mexico summon U.S. ambassadors over espionage  Brazil and Mexico summoned U.S. diplomats Monday after media reports that the United States had spied on their countries' presidents   Northeastern Brazil Turbulence hurts passengers on Spain-Brazil flight
Sep.12   Washington Anger growing in Brazil over reports of NSA spying Sep.17     Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying
  The U.S. and Brazil agreed to postpone Rousseff visit due to controversy over reports the U.S. government was spying on her communications
Sep.18   Brazil moves to shield data from US
Sep.20   Rancher convicted of US nun's death

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2    Work halted on World Cup stadium Oct.4   Rio de Janeiro Ten Rio police charged with murder
Oct.6   Rio de Janeiro Huge operation to occupy Rio favelas Oct.7   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil teacher protests turn violent   Protesters demonstrating in support of teachers receiving better pay in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo have clashed with police Oct.12   Sao Paulo Brazil ranchers sentenced for killing farmers Oct.13   Amazon Boat capsizes on Brazil's Amazon river, killing 12 Oct.15   Rio de Janeiro Clashes at Brazil teacher protest Oct.18   Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil Oct.25   Sao Paulo Brazil city hit by transport protest Oct.30  Sao Paulo  Former Brazilian footballer's head left on his doorstep

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   UN Gen. Assembly Germany and Brazil in UN spy draft
Nov.3   Bolivia Eight killed in Bolivia plane crash Nov.5       Brazil spying 'different' from US  Justice minister has defended his country's spying activities, saying they were 'completely different' from those carried out by the United States Nov.14   Amazon Brazil says Amazon deforestation rose 28% in a year Nov.15     Brazil Mensalao jailings begin
  Brazil has started to jail senior figures convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" (big monthly allowance) Nov.24  Sao Paulo  Record breaking end to the season for Sebastian Vettel Nov.27   Sao Paulo     Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Map of Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo Brazil
  A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers
Nov.29  Sao Paulo  Constructors confirm no structural damage to stands at WCup stadium   Sao Paulo Niemeyer building hit by fire in Sao Paulo

December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   Sao Paulo 5-story building collapses in Sao Paulo
Dec.3  Sao Paulo  Brazil grounds to miss Fifa deadline Dec.6   Northeastern Brazil     2014 World Cup draw: Host Brazil plays Croatia in opening   The Netherlands will have an early opportunity for payback by taking on Spain in a repeat of the 2010 final Dec.9    Police fire tear gas as fierce fighting erupts in football stands Dec.14   Amazon Worker dies in Brazil stadium fall    Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium Dec.17       Snowden open letter offers Brazil help to investigate NSA surveillance  National Security Agency leaker has written an 'open letter to the people of Brazil' offering to help investigate U.S. surveillance of Brazilian... Dec.18  Morocco  Raja Casablanca deny Ronaldinho at FIFA Club World Cup Dec.24     Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area   President Dilma Rousseff has pledged millions of dollars in federal aid to two south-eastern states where floods have killed at least 30 peo...


Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria Map of Santa Maria Brazil




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2013
Jan.20    Brazil city fights dengue fever
Jan.27  
  At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say
 The fire began when a band let off fireworks at the Kiss club in Rio Grande do Sul. Many victims inhaled toxic fumes or were crushed as panicking clubbers tried to escape. President Dilma Rousseff has been visiting survivors at the city's Caridade hospital
Jan.27   Brazil mourns Santa Maria nightclub fire victims
Map of Santa Maria Brazil  Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for 231 people killed in a nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria Jan.28   Three held over Brazil club fire   An owner of the Kiss nightclub, a member of the band Gurizada Fandangueira, and its security chief were being questioned Jan.29     Brazil fire 'caused by flares'   The chief investigator in the southern city of Santa Maria has said that cheap fireworks meant for outdoor use caused a deadly nightclub fir... Feb.3    Memorials for Brazil fire victims Mar.18  Rio de Janeiro  Rains cause deadly Brazil landslides Mar.22    Charges over Brazil nightclub fire Mar.29  Northeastern Brazil  Wave blamed for Amazon port accident Apr.25  Sao Paulo  Latin America 'threatened by rising cancer cases' May.8  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil helicopter crashes near Sugarloaf Mountain May.30  Rio de Janeiro  Doubts over Brazil-England friendly May.30  Amazon  Rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage Jun.9  Ecuador  Brazil 'on alert' over Ecuador spill Jul.13    Cow falls through roof and kills man in Brazil Jul.23  Northeastern Brazil  Shark attack claims Brazilian teen's life Aug.27   Sao Paulo Brazil building collapses, traps 15 Aug.28   Northeastern Brazil Blackouts hit most of 8 states in northeast Brazil Sep.2   Northeastern Brazil Turbulence hurts passengers on Spain-Brazil flight Oct.13   Amazon Boat capsizes on Brazil's Amazon river, killing 12 Oct.18   Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil Nov.3   Bolivia Eight killed in Bolivia plane crash Nov.14   Amazon Brazil says Amazon deforestation rose 28% in a year Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Map of Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo Brazil
  A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers
Nov.29  Sao Paulo  Constructors confirm no structural damage to stands at WCup stadium Nov.29   Sao Paulo Niemeyer building hit by fire in Sao Paulo Dec.2   Sao Paulo 5-story building collapses in Sao Paulo Dec.14   Amazon Worker dies in Brazil stadium fall Dec.24   Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area   President Dilma Rousseff has pledged millions of dollars in federal aid to two south-eastern states where floods have killed at least 30 peo...



Brazil, 2013 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2013 Mar.26  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016 stadium indefinitely closed Mar.31   Rio de Janeiro Foreign tourist raped on Rio minibus   Two men have been arrested. They attacked the couple, who had boarded the minibus in the Copacabana area of the city Apr.24    Judge orders Facebook memorial page removed Apr.27  Rio de Janeiro  'Problems' as Brazil stadium reopens Aug.13    Minister concerned by stadium delays Aug.16   Ecuador Ecuador approves Amazon oil drilling
Oct.2    Work halted on World Cup stadium Oct.15   Rio de Janeiro Clashes at Brazil teacher protest Oct.18   Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil Oct.25   Sao Paulo Brazil city hit by transport protest Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Map of Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo Brazil
  A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers
Nov.29  Sao Paulo  Constructors confirm no structural damage to stands at WCup stadium Dec.2   Sao Paulo 5-story building collapses in Sao Paulo Dec.3  Sao Paulo  Brazil grounds to miss Fifa deadline Dec.14   Amazon Worker dies in Brazil stadium fall Dec.14    Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium



Brazil, 2013 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.29    Brazil safety revamp before World Cup Feb.17  Sao Paulo  Nadal takes first title since returning from injury Mar.26  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016 stadium indefinitely closed Apr.27  Rio de Janeiro  'Problems' as Brazil stadium reopens May.4  Rio de Janeiro  Brazilian team in 'Taliban' row May.30  Rio de Janeiro  Doubts over Brazil-England friendly Jun.15    Brazil rolls Japan in Confederations Cup opener Jun.15    Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup Jun.16  Rio de Janeiro  Balotelli leads Italy to 2-1 win over Mexico Jun.16    Spain began Confederations Cup with a 2-1 victory over Uruguay Jun.19  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil sink Mexico as demonstrators protest outside stadium Jun.20  Rio de Janeiro  Spain sets record with 10-0 Confed Cup blowout Jun.22  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil takes out Italy, wins Confed Cup Group A Jun.23  Northeastern Brazil  Alba double as Spain stay top Jun.26    Brazil scrapes through to Confederations Cup final Jun.26    Brazilians protest near stadium Jun.27  Northeastern Brazil  Spain edge past stubborn Italy Jun.30  Rio de Janeiro  New Brazil marches ahead of final Jun.30   Rio de Janeiro Brazil lift Confederations Cup
Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Hosts enjoyed a triumphant finale to the troubled Confederations Cup with a 3-0 defeat of world champions Spain in the Maracana Sunday Jul.7  Northeastern Brazil  Referee killed after stabbing player Jul.25   Mineiro lift Libertadores   Ronaldinho leads Atletico Mineiro after a penalty shootout victory over Olimpia Aug.13    Minister concerned by stadium delays Aug.20    World Cup 2014 tickets go on sale Aug.30  New York  Ruthless Nadal demolishes Brazilian Oct.2    Work halted on World Cup stadium Oct.30  Sao Paulo  Former Brazilian footballer's head left on his doorstep Nov.24  Sao Paulo  Record breaking end to the season for Sebastian Vettel Nov.27   Sao Paulo   Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Map of Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo Brazil
  A construction accident at the site of the Brazilian stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup killed two workers
Nov.29  Sao Paulo  Constructors confirm no structural damage to stands at WCup stadium Dec.3  Sao Paulo  Brazil grounds to miss Fifa deadline Dec.6   Northeastern Brazil   2014 World Cup draw: Host Brazil plays Croatia in opening   The Netherlands will have an early opportunity for payback by taking on Spain in a repeat of the 2010 final Dec.9    Police fire tear gas as fierce fighting erupts in football stands Dec.14    Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium Dec.18  Morocco  Raja Casablanca deny Ronaldinho at FIFA Club World Cup



Brazil, 2013 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.9    Hackers expose Brazil politicians Jan.28   Three held over Brazil club fire   An owner of the Kiss nightclub, a member of the band Gurizada Fandangueira, and its security chief were being questioned Mar.22    Charges over Brazil nightclub fire Mar.31   Rio de Janeiro Foreign tourist raped on Rio minibus   Two men have been arrested. They attacked the couple, who had boarded the minibus in the Copacabana area of the city Apr.6    Lula investigated over corruption Apr.9  Rio de Janeiro  13-year-old arrested in Brazil tourist attack Apr.21  Sao Paulo  Brazil police guilty of jail deaths May.5   Rio de Janeiro Shock over latest Brazil bus rape  Police are looking for a man who raped a woman on a moving bus. Armed man ranwere abusing the woman for 30 minutes and robbing other passeng... Jun.4    Brazil drops 'happy prostitute' ads Jun.13  Sao Paulo  Sao Paulo riots over transport fares Jul.7  Northeastern Brazil  Referee killed after stabbing player Jul.24   Rio de Janeiro Pope warns against drug legalisation
Aug.18   London Brazil alarm at UK terror detention Aug.30   Sao Paulo Boy's 'killers' dead in Brazil jail Sep.2     Brazil, Mexico summon U.S. ambassadors over espionage  Brazil and Mexico summoned U.S. diplomats Monday after media reports that the United States had spied on their countries' presidents Sep.20   Rancher convicted of US nun's death Oct.4   Rio de Janeiro Ten Rio police charged with murder Oct.6   Rio de Janeiro Huge operation to occupy Rio favelas Oct.12   Sao Paulo Brazil ranchers sentenced for killing farmers Oct.30  Sao Paulo  Former Brazilian footballer's head left on his doorstep Nov.5     Brazil spying 'different' from US  Justice minister has defended his country's spying activities, saying they were 'completely different' from those carried out by the United States Nov.15   Brazil Mensalao jailings begin  Brazil has started to jail senior figures convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" (big monthly allowance) Dec.9    Police fire tear gas as fierce fighting erupts in football stands



Brazil, 2013 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.9    Hackers expose Brazil politicians Jan.27   Brazil mourns Santa Maria nightclub fire victims Map of Santa Maria Brazil  Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for 231 people killed in a nightclub fire in the southern city of Santa Maria Jan.29    Brazil safety revamp before World Cup Feb.3    Memorials for Brazil fire victims Feb.16    Brazil launches sustainability party Apr.6    Lula investigated over corruption Jun.4    Brazil drops 'happy prostitute' ads Jun.15    Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil
  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup
Jun.18  Sao Paulo  Brazilian protesters 'being heard,' president says Jun.19  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil sends force to quell unrest Jun.19  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil sink Mexico as demonstrators protest outside stadium Jun.19  Sao Paulo  U-turn fails to end Brazil protests Jun.20   Rio de Janeiro Brazil rocked by fresh mass protests   There have been violent clashes between protesters and police in a fresh wave of anti-government rallies in Brazil Jun.21   Brazil crisis talks over protests   President Dilma Rousseff is holding an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the country's most widespread unrest in two decades Jun.21     Brazil president announces reforms   Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a series of reforms in an attempt to end days of nationwide anti-government protests Jun.22    Brazil clashes despite Rousseff plea Jun.24    Brazil leader promises major reforms Jun.25    Brazil protesters in Congress win Jun.26    Brazilians protest near stadium Jun.27  Northeastern Brazil  Clashes near Brazil football venue Jun.30  Rio de Janeiro  New Brazil marches ahead of final Jul.10  Amazon  Brazil indians block major railway Jul.22  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil crowds greet Pope Francis Jul.23   Rio de Janeiro Catholics gather in Rio for festival
Jul.23   Rio de Janeiro Thousands attend Brazil youth Mass Map of Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Around 400,000 Roman Catholics have joined a ceremony on Copacabana Beach to mark the opening of World Youth Day Jul.24   Rio de Janeiro Pope warns against drug legalisation Jul.25   Rio de Janeiro Thousands meet Pope at Copacabana Jul.26   Rio de Janeiro Pope re-enacts Way of the Cross Jul.27   Rio de Janeiro   Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil Map of Copacabana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Pope Francis drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Copacabana beach on Saturday for the final evening of World Youth Day
Aug.16   Ecuador Ecuador approves Amazon oil drilling Aug.18   London Brazil alarm at UK terror detention Aug.26   Brazil minister quits in Bolivia row Sep.2     Brazil, Mexico summon U.S. ambassadors over espionage  Brazil and Mexico summoned U.S. diplomats Monday after media reports that the United States had spied on their countries' presidents Sep.12   Washington Anger growing in Brazil over reports of NSA spying Sep.17   Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying
  The U.S. and Brazil agreed to postpone Rousseff visit due to controversy over reports the U.S. government was spying on her communications
Sep.18   Brazil moves to shield data from US
Oct.7   Rio de Janeiro Brazil teacher protests turn violent   Protesters demonstrating in support of teachers receiving better pay in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo have clashed with police Oct.15   Rio de Janeiro Clashes at Brazil teacher protest Oct.25   Sao Paulo Brazil city hit by transport protest Nov.1   UN Gen. Assembly Germany and Brazil in UN spy draft Nov.5     Brazil spying 'different' from US  Justice minister has defended his country's spying activities, saying they were 'completely different' from those carried out by the United States Nov.15   Brazil Mensalao jailings begin  Brazil has started to jail senior figures convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" (big monthly allowance) Dec.17     Snowden open letter offers Brazil help to investigate NSA surveillance  National Security Agency leaker has written an 'open letter to the people of Brazil' offering to help investigate U.S. surveillance of Brazilian... Dec.24   Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area   President Dilma Rousseff has pledged millions of dollars in federal aid to two south-eastern states where floods have killed at least 30 peo...