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    1. July 22, 2016

      Olympic legacy: Giles Price’s aerial photos of Rio

      Like many great creations, Giles Price’s body of photographs documenting Olympic construction sites was the result of...

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      July 21, 2016

      Brazil arrests 10 with suspected Isis links

      Brazilian police have arrested ten people allegedly connected to Isis in the country as the authorities crack down on...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Ban on Russian track and field athletes upheld

      A bid to overturn a ban on Russian track and field athletes from competing in next month’s Olympic games in Rio de...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2016

      Rio kite flyer

      A man flies his kite in a cemetery in the Vila Operaria Favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...

    3. July 19, 2016

      IOC explores ‘legal options’ to ban all Russian athletes from Rio

      The governing body of the Olympics is exploring “legal options” to ban all Russian athletes from competing in Rio de...

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      July 18, 2016

      Russia operated 'state dictated' doping programme - report

      Russia operated a “state-dictated” doping programme at the Sochi winter Olympics in 2014, according to a report...

    5. July 6, 2016

      Missing ex-Gitmo detainee unnerves Brazil

      Brazilian police are trying to locate a former detainee of the US military prison at Guantánamo Bay after reports of...

    6. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      Brazil's Kroton wins Estacio battle with R$5.36bn bid

      Third time’s the charm. The fight to acquire Brazil’s second largest private-education provider Estacio Participacoes...

    7. June 28, 2016

      Chilled-out Brazilians wake up to Olympics terror threat

      The people of Brazil are fond of remarking that their country is free of war, terrorism, earthquakes and hurricanes —...

    8. June 24, 2016

      Rio de Janeiro’s favelas braced for Olympics violence

      In many ways, Lieutenant Tatiana Lima has got it “easy” as the police commander of the Santa Marta favela, or slum, in...

    9. June 24, 2016

      How do you make the Olympics pay? Fudge the figures

      Rio de Janeiro is about to host the Olympic Games. Good luck to it. Brazil is burdened by a political struggle that has...

    10. June 23, 2016

      Brazil bankruptcy shows up bad debt dynamics

      Everything in Brazil is big. It is sometimes said the country suffers from a complex of grandeza or greatness. Lately,...

    11. June 23, 2016

      Brazil makes excess look like child’s play

      In the eyes of my Brazilian mother-in-law, it was a perfectly reasonable request. “At least hire a couple of waiters,”...

    12. June 20, 2016

      Russia’s athletes face extended ban

      International sporting authorities could be asked to extend the ban on Russian athletes at this year’s Olympics, as...

    13. June 12, 2016

      LafargeHolcim disposals to exceed $3.6bn

      LafargeHolcim, the Franco-Swiss cement group created by a €41bn merger last year, is stepping up its post-deal disposal...

    14. June 8, 2016

      Olympic champion Greg Rutherford freezes sperm on Zika virus fears

      Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford has had his sperm frozen in response to fears of the Zika virus before the...

    15. June 7, 2016

      Brazil’s rock impresario Roberto Medina is happy to call the tunes

      When Roberto Medina began dreaming of mounting a global rock concert in Rio de Janeiro in the mid-1980s, he could...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      June 6, 2016

      Protesting against violence

      An activist poses for picture in front a photo from Brazilian photographer Marcio Freitas, during a protest by...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 3, 2016

      Lights of lives lost

      A human rights activist places lights representing thousands of people killed by the police since Rio won the bid to...

    18. May 27, 2016

      Jewish Museum honours Roberto Burle Marx

      Roberto Burle Marx merged the roles of painter and landscape designer — which is to say that he daubed the earth with...

    19. May 9, 2016

      2016 Olympics: not flying down to Rio

      With just a few months before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games begin, local residents fear the event is already losing its...

    20. May 4, 2016

      Forget Miami: Latam tourists head to Iguazu Falls

      There is a silver lining to the heavy economic thunderclouds hanging over much of Latin America. Holidaymakers are...

    21. May 3, 2016

      Brazilian filmmakers move beyond the dark glamour of the favela

      “Your foot or your hand?” The bare-chested drug lord waves his gun at two young boys, one only a little older than a...

    22. April 29, 2016

      Rio’s rallying cry

      Most years, Brazilian gallerist Juliana Cintra would have been eagerly promoting her artists and their work at the key...

    23. April 26, 2016

      BTG Pactual founder Esteves freed by Brazil’s Supreme Court

      Brazil’s star banker André Esteves, who was jailed in November over corruption allegations, has been freed by the...

    24. April 12, 2016

      Rio ‘practically ready’ for Olympics

      Leading visitors around one of the sites that in under four months’ time will host the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de...

    25. April 8, 2016

      eGames heads to Rio to boost profile at Olympics

      When Team GB’s athletes head to Brazil this summer to compete in the Olympics they will be joined by an unlikely kind...

    26. March 18, 2016

      After Lula-era excess, the Car Wash generation upends Brazilian politics

      Brazil appeared to descend into farce this week with President Dilma Rousseff’s thwarted attempt to appoint her...

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      March 16, 2016

      Lula to be Dilma's chief of staff - PT leader

      President Dilma Rousseff has appointed Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to her cabinet, according to a top party leader. The...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      March 1, 2016

      Why does it always rain on me?

      A woman shelters under an umbrella under heavy rain and strong wind in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ...

    29. February 15, 2016

      Royal Dutch Shell chief executive says Brazil oil will break even

      Ben van Beurden, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, predicted on Monday that oil prices would rebound this year to...

    30. February 10, 2016

      Four UK cases of Zika reported this year

      At least four cases of Zika have been reported in the UK since January and the number is likely to rise as travellers...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      February 8, 2016

      Carnival queen

      Estacio de Sa samba school’s Drum Queen Luana Bandeira performs during the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de...

    32. February 5, 2016

      Five properties for sale near the world’s best carnivals

      Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, €5.4m Where Just off the beach in Sitges, a resort south-west of Barcelona known for its...

    33. February 1, 2016

      Zika virus shows that fear is more contagious than any infection

      The rapid spread of the Zika virus powerfully demonstrates the threat posed by infectious disease crises. The Ebola...

    34. January 31, 2016

      WHO is right to move swiftly to tackle Zika

      As the Ebola epidemic fizzles out in west Africa, after killing more than 11,000 people, international alarms are...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      January 7, 2016

      Autodromo favela

      Longtime resident Sandra Maria de Sousa poses near her home in front of anti-demolition grafitti in the mostly...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      January 4, 2016

      Christ the Redeemer

      Fog hovers beneath Christ the Redeemer statue with the Cantagalo ‘favela’ in the foreground on Monday in Rio de...

    37. December 30, 2015

      Scandal-hit Petrobras faces new challenge

      At a Christmas breakfast with journalists, Aldemir Bendine, the chief executive of Petrobras, said Brazil’s...

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      December 18, 2015

      Aggreko withdraws from Rio Olympics bid process

      Aggreko, the UK company that provided temporary power for the London 2012 Olympics, has withdrawn from a bidding...

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