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# Letter from Brazil

All time
Football brings hope, but not much more in favelas of Rio
Letter from Brazil: National nightmare tough to swallow for a country not interested in excuses
Kerrymen at the Copacabana -- Ireland are surely the best-supported nation not at this World Cup
'F**k FIFA' - Brazilians protest at World Cup costs as Silva awaits redemption
Letter from Brazil: A little romance goes a long way as Clare and the Netherlands survive
'Anyone who tells you the party died with Neymar's injury was in the wrong part of town'
Life inside the Maracanã media centre, questions through a translator and rejoining the pack
'In the early stages of the World Cup it was okay to wear an Argentina jersey in the street...'
World Cup party moves on from Recife leaving calm after the storm
Goalkeepers showing their worth in tournament of struggling stars
The beautiful game: Brazilian progress spreads joy across the nation
He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal
'This is Brazil' shrug locals as football fans endure epic journey through floods
Klinsmann living the American Dream as he prepares to face homeland
Bags packed with ice cubes and beer cans as Colombia's convenient invasion keeps going strong
'Fast forward 350 years and the Europeans are back in Brazil hunting for fame and fortune'
Brazil seeking spirit of 'Little Bird' Garrincha to seal Last 16 spot
'Sitting on the promenade I allowed myself to think, "this could be us" - except it's not'
Brilliance of Suarez brings only bitter memories for Ghana ahead of Germany clash
Discontent in Brazil media eased by the 'safe haven' of Seleção defence
'In the company of one waiter and three excitable customers, we watched the demise of tiki-taka'
Zombie-like Brazil emerge with hope intact after near-shock in Fortaleza
'You're Irish?' asked the smiling apparatchik with the golden tickets. 'What's the craic?'
Letter from Brazil: Football-daft Mexicans ready to serve their hosts some 'spicy chilli'
Letter from Brazil: Netherlands' big orange bus rumbles on as Spain fall hard
Letter from Brazil: I'll buy FIFA-branded water but not locals' World Cup conspiracy theories
Brazil makes a mad dash for final preparations - but the people are ready to start the party
'Francois's eyes glitter like his merchandise as he gives his prediction: Switzerland and Brazil'