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  1. Brasilia's bold buildings

    The Brazilian capital was designed in the 1950s, with many striking structures by famed architect Oscar Niemeyer

  2. Deadly shallows

    Brazil's north-east coasts boasts warm waters and beautiful beaches - but also a large population of aggressive sharks plaguing the city of Recife. Rob Sawers reports.

  3. World Cup chaos?

    It is only two years until the 2014 Fifa World Cup comes to Brazil. But is the country ready? The BBC's Brazil-based football writer Tim Vickery investigates.

  4. Sao Paulo: A city with 180km traffic jams

    Next time you complain about being stuck in traffic, spare a thought for the drivers in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo.

  5. Brazil's street food

    Brazil's rich gastronomy reflects its history, mixing local, African and European flavours

  6. One Square Mile of Brazil

    One Square Mile journeys deep into the Amazon rainforest, at the point where Brazil meets Colombia and Peru.

  7. Steady course?

    Dilma Rousseff was elected Brazil's first woman president in October 2010. Two years on her direct style is proving popular with Brazilians, writes the BBC's Joao Fellet.