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Brazil

Brazil court orders ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered the re-incarceration Tuesday of a professional goalkeeper released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

“The Supreme Court has revoked its decision suspending his imprisonment,” the court said in a statement.

Brazil court orders ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered the re-incarceration Tuesday of a professional goalkeeper released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

“The Supreme Court has revoked its decision suspending his imprisonment,” the court said in a statement.

Prosecutor urges Brazil ‘murder’ goalkeeper back to prison

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil’s top prosecutor on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to re-incarcerate a star goalkeeper recently released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot asked the court to reverse an earlier ruling that freed Bruno Fernandes das Dores de Souza in February, pending an appeal against his 2013 sentence of 22 years prison for his role in the woman’s slaying.

South America

Udinese’s Danilo Sentenced To Year In Prison For Racially Abusing And Spitting On Opponent

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By Chris Wright

Udinese's Brazilian defender Danilo has been sentenced to a year in prison in his homeland after being caught by television cameras callingAtletico Paranense opponent Manoel"macaco" a monkey and spitting at the player while playing forPalmeiras in 2010.

Chile Combats Whining With Ex-Con Referees

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There's every chance this is the best story we've yet featured here, at least the one fraught with the most simultaneously delightful and harrowing possibilities, and there's an equal chance there's not a hint of hyperbole in that statement.

A Chilean prison is training ex-convicts for life on the outside with one specific trade: football referee.

The Rest

Pelada

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I just finished watching Pelada, the documentary that's been mentioned in class a few times. It involves a couple that travels around the world playing in pick-up soccer matches in order to immerse themselves in the many different cultures they encounter. A few of my favorite segments involved a Bolivian prison as well as their attempt at watching a Euro Cup match.