2016 in Brazil

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Events in the year 2016 in Brazil:

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October[edit]

  • October 2 - Brazilian voters cast ballots in the nationwide election of mayors and city councils in 5,568 municipalities.[24]
  • October 5 - Former president Lula da Silva is charged with corruption linked to Odebrecht in Angola.[25]
  • October 15 - A wildlife sanctuary for rescued elephants opens in Mato Grosso.[26]
  • October 17 - Clashes between rival gangs in at least two prisons, leave at least 18 people killed.[27]
  • October 20 - Prosecutors file homicide charges against 21 employees of Samarco, Vale, and BHP Billiton for the November 2015 iron ore mine dam breach in the state of Minas Gerais which killed 19 people and polluted waterways.[28]

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  1. ^ "Protesters in Brazil push to impeach President Dilma Rousseff". CNN. Retrieved 14 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Maria Carolina Marcello; Lisandra Paraguassu (March 31, 2017). "Brazil's Rousseff gets relief from Supreme Court, supporters". Reuters. 
  3. ^ "In crushing defeat, Brazil's Rousseff moves close to impeachment". Yahoo. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Senior Brazilian senator and billionaire CEO both arrested for corruption: Delcídio do Amaral and André Esteves, of BTG Pactual SA, taken into custody as part of Petrobras kickback scandal". The Guardian. November 25, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Brazil's Dilma Rousseff to face impeachment trial". BBC. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Brazil's Senate Votes to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff". NBC News. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  7. ^ Shannon Sims (May 12, 2016). "Brazil's New President Michel Temer Fills Cabinet With Only White Men". Forbes. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Brazil's new president Temer unveils austerity measures". Deutsche Welle. May 24, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Brazil leaked tape forces minister Romero Juca out". BBC. May 24, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Brazilian press reacts to latest leaked tape scandal". BBC News. 24 May 2016. Retrieved February 15, 2018. 
  11. ^ "Sobe o número de mortos em grave acidente na rodovia Mogi Bertioga". Globo.com (in Portuguese). Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  12. ^ "Former Brazilian president Lula to stand trial on obstruction charges". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  13. ^ "Rio 2016 Olympic Games". Archived from the original on February 24, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  14. ^ https://www.economist.com/news/americas/21706322-new-president-takes-over-country-crisis-time-temer]
  15. ^ "Brazil's Senate indicts Rousseff, opens impeachment trial". Reuters. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  16. ^ "Brazil's Senate begins Rousseff's impeachment trial". Reuters. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  17. ^ "Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate". BBC. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "Time for Temer: The New President Takes over A Country in Crisis". September 3, 2016. 
  19. ^ "The Paralympic Games". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  20. ^ "The Most Powerful -- And Corrupt -- Politician in Brazil Finally Has Mandate Ended". Forbes. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  21. ^ "Brazil's Lula charged as 'top boss' of Petrobras graft scheme". Reuters. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  22. ^ "Brazil police arrest former finance minister in Petrobras probe". Reuters. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  23. ^ "Brazil senator, husband indicted in Petrobras scandal". Reuters. September 27, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2017. 
  24. ^ "Brazil Heads to the Polls in Nationwide Municipal Elections". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  25. ^ "Brazil police charge Lula in case linked to Odebrecht in Angola: source". Reuters. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  26. ^ "Brazil opens Latin America's first elephant sanctuary". BBC. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  27. ^ "Prison clashes in Brazil kill 18: media". Reuters. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  28. ^ "Brazil charges BHP and Vale staff over mine collapse". BBC. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  29. ^ "Brazil corruption probe: Rio state ex-governor Cabral held". BBC. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  30. ^ "Former Rio governor arrested over charges of 'cartelization' of public works: Sérgio Cabral accused by Brazilian federal prosecutors of facilitating $65.6m in bribes over infrastructure contracts for World Cup and Olympics projects". The Guardian. 
  31. ^ "Brazil: Four dead after police helicopter 'shot down by gang'". BBC. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  32. ^ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-violence-helicopter-idUSKBN13F017?il=0
  33. ^ "Testimony begins in corruption case against Brazil's Lula". Miami Herald. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  34. ^ "BNDES to repay Brazil Treasury debt with mix of cash, securities". Reuters. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  35. ^ "Minister at center of Brazil's latest scandal quits". Reuters. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  36. ^ SIMON ROMERO (November 25, 2016). "Brazil's President, Michel Temer, Embroiled in New Corruption Scandal". Retrieved February 11, 2018. 
  37. ^ "Rio 2016 Olympic Committee Still Owes Vendors Millions". Bloomberg. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  38. ^ "Brazil's Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash". BBC. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  39. ^ "Chapecoense plane crash: Brazil football giants offer to loan players". BBC. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  40. ^ "Thousands Protest Brazilian President Ahead of Vote on Public-Spending Cap". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  41. ^ Odebrecht. "Odebrecht Apologizes for its Mistakes". 
  42. ^ "Chapecoense officially awarded title of Copa Sudamericana after plane crash". ESPN. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  43. ^ Anthony Boadle; Marcela Ayres (December 13, 2016). "Brazil Senate passes spending cap in win for Temer". Reuters. Retrieved February 13, 2018. 
  44. ^ "Brazilian firms to pay record $3.5 billion penalty in corruption case". Reuters. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  45. ^ "Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis missing in Rio de Janeiro". BNO News. 
  46. ^ "Brazil police detain wife of murdered Greek ambassador Amiridis". BBC. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  47. ^ Esposa de Gilberto Mendes dá último adeus: 'Morreu nos meus braços' (in Portuguese)
  48. ^ Ator Antônio Pompêo é encontrado morto no Rio Archived January 8, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)
  49. ^ Ex-Coritiba e Santos, Reginaldo Araújo morre aos 38 anos (in Portuguese)
  50. ^ Humorista Shaolin morre em Campina Grande (in Portuguese)
  51. ^ Brazilian pro cyclist Claudio Clarindo killed by car while training Archived 2016-04-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  52. ^ El excanciller brasileño Luiz Felipe Lampreia fallece a los 74 años (in Spanish)
  53. ^ Morre ex-governador de Sergipe Paulo Barreto Menezes (in Portuguese)
  54. ^ Fashion Agent Ana Luiza Pessoa de Queiroz Dies
  55. ^ Lenda da percussão brasileira, Naná Vasconcelos morre aos 71 anos (in Portuguese)
  56. ^ Morre ex-centroavante Gaúcho, ídolo rubro-negro no início dos anos 90 (in Portuguese)
  57. ^ Crítico de cinema José Carlos Avellar morre aos 79 anos (in Portuguese)
  58. ^ Brazil's Agnelli, who turned Vale into top miner, dies in crash
  59. ^ MST lamenta e morte de Clodomir Santos de Moraes (in Portuguese)
  60. ^ Policial Civil Lucas Gomes Arcanjo é encontrado morto em Belo Horizonte (in Portuguese)
  61. ^ Referência no ciclismo brasileiro, Gilson Alvaristo morre aos 59 anos (in Portuguese)
  62. ^ Murió Amaury Epaminondas, primer campeón de goleo del Toluca (in Spanish)
  63. ^ Morre aos 65 anos o apresentador Petrucio Melo, ex-jurado de Silvio Santos (in Portuguese)
  64. ^ Aos 56 anos, morre o ator Flávio Guarnieri (in Portuguese)
  65. ^ Ex-Cruzeiro, Patrick Fabionn morre aos 35 anos em hospital de São Paulo (in Portuguese)
  66. ^ Luto no Beira-Rio Ídolo do Inter, Larry Pinto de Faria morre aos 83 anos(in Portuguese)
  67. ^ Former Newcastle Jets midfielder dies during match in Brazil
  68. ^ Ídolo da dupla Atletiba, ex-jogador Zé Roberto morre aos 70 anos (in Portuguese)
  69. ^ Cauby Peixoto morre aos 85 anos em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
  70. ^ Brazilian Jewish politician Gerson Bergher dies at 91
  71. ^ Morre aos 96 anos o ex-ministro Jarbas Passarinho (in Portuguese)
  72. ^ Hélio Garcia, ex-governador de Minas Gerais, morre em Belo Horizonte (in Portuguese)
  73. ^ Brazilian artist Tunga has died aged 64
  74. ^ Bishop Carillo Gritti
  75. ^ Morre aos 81 anos o empresário cearense Ivens Dias Branco (in Portuguese)
  76. ^ Morre Caçapava, ídolo do Inter, aos 61 anos (in Portuguese)
  77. ^ Miss Brazil 2004 found dead in her apartment
  78. ^ Bishop Irineu Roque Scherer
  79. ^ Rondon Pacheco morre em Uberlândia aos 96 anos (in Portuguese)
  80. ^ Após anos de luta contra doença rara, morre aos 58 anos o ator Guilherme Karam (in Portuguese)
  81. ^ Film Director Hector Babenco Dies in Brazil
  82. ^ Morre o ex-governador campista Celso Peçanha (in Portuguese)
  83. ^ Morre cientista Sergio Henrique Ferreira, aos 81 anos (in Portuguese)
  84. ^ Aos 50 anos, morre o cantor Vander Lee, em Minas Gerais Archived 2016-08-10 at the Wayback Machine. (in Portuguese)
  85. ^ Ivo Pitanguy morre no Rio aos 90 anos (in Portuguese)
  86. ^ Morre em São Paulo Luis Álvaro de Oliveira, ex-presidente do Santos (in Portuguese)
  87. ^ Morre no Rio João Havelange, ex-presidente da Fifa (in Portuguese)
  88. ^ Elke Maravilha morre aos 71 anos (in Portuguese)
  89. ^ Morre, aos 60 anos, o jornalista e escritor Geneton Moraes Neto (in Portuguese)
  90. ^ Bishop Antônio Eliseu Zuqueto
  91. ^ Goulart de Andrade morre aos 83 anos, em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
  92. ^ Maior artilheiro do Grêmio, Alcindo Bugre morre em Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
  93. ^ Cagliari mourn title hero Nene
  94. ^ Brazil TV star Domingos Montagner drowns on set of soap opera
  95. ^ Morre, aos 72 anos, Orival Pessini, criador de Fofão, Patropi e Sócrates (in Portuguese)
  96. ^ Brazilian football loses the biggest of its captains: Carlos Alberto Torres passes away (in Portuguese)
  97. ^ Bishop Redovino Rizzardo, C.S.
  98. ^ Bishop Diógenes da Silva Matthes
  99. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Plane Carrying Brazil's Chapecoense Soccer Team Crashes in Colombia
  100. ^ Ferreira Gullar morre aos 86 anos no Rio. (in Portuguese)
  101. ^ Bishop Lélis Lara, C.SS.R.
  102. ^ Morre ex-governador do ES Elcio Alvares (in Portuguese)
  103. ^ Morre Daminhão Experiença, figura folclórica da música brasileira (in Portuguese)
  104. ^ Morre em São Paulo deputado tucano João Castelo (in Portuguese)
  105. ^ "Dom Paulo Evaristo Arns morre em São Paulo aos 95 anos". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2016-12-14. 
  106. ^ Morre aos 113 anos, mulher mais velha da América do Sul (in Portuguese)
  107. ^ Unicamp perde Edgar De Decca e Mariza Corrêa (in Portuguese)

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