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Brazil’s Rotten Meat Scandal Prompts Major Import Bans

China has suspended meat imports from Brazil over its rotten meat scandal while the European Union has called for a partial ban, deepening the crisis in the world's biggest beef and poultry-exporting nation.

Brazilian Football Team Involved In Plane Crash

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, Chapecoense FC, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia.
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Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff Impeached

Brazil's Senate has voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget; an accusation the president firmly denied.

Us To Fund  Research on Zika Virus During Olympics

The U.S. National Institutes of Health said it will fund a study to monitor U.S. athletes, coaches and members of the Olympic Committee staff for exposure to Zika virus while in Brazil, with the hope of gaining better understanding of how it persists in the body and the potential risks it poses.
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