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1 hr ago | TIME.com

The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next President

Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a Mass for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 19, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates

Brazil's central bank moved to increase the amount of capital available for commercial loans by at least 25 billion reais on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost a stagnant economy, the bank said.

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11 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

Russia boost to send Brazil chicken exports flying

The boost to Brazilian broiler meat exports from Moscow's sanctions on rival origins will drive volumes above 4.0m tonnes next year, cementing the country's status as the world's top shipper.

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15 hrs ago | Nerve News

New species of non-venomous snake discovered in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 20 Scientists from four Brazilian institutions have announced the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Silva surges in Brazil poll, runoff certain

Marina Silva's entry into Brazil's presidential race will almost certainly force the October election into a second-round runoff and the environmentalist could even unseat President Dilma Rousseff, according to a poll released yesterday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

In death, Brazilian candidatea s popularity soars

The line to see Eduardo Campos's coffin was almost two miles long. Tens of thousands of people coiled around the square in front of the ornate state government palace from which he ran Pernambuco state in Brazil's northeast region for eight years, before resigning in April to run for president.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash

In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo, Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, left, and his running mate Marina Silva, pose for a photo with the National Confederation of Agriculture President Joao Martins da Silva Junior, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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The Washington Post

Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash

In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo, Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, left, and his running mate Marina Silva, pose for a photo with the National Confederation of Agriculture President Joao Martins da Silva Junior, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BBC News

Black box mystery of Brazil plane

The black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos did not record his flight, Brazilian Air Force says.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Air Accidents,

Bloomberg

Deadly Plane Crash Turns Green Evangelical Into Brazil Kingmaker

She's an environmental activist and an evangelical abortion opponent. She's been called pro-market and a socialist.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Morning Call

Father, son bond over music; reunite for jazz concert

Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.

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Globe and Mail

At midday: TSX climbs as Putin remarks calm Ukraine fears

In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin he arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Reuters

More banks join syndicate credit facility to Brazil power sector

Another five commercial lenders agreed to join a syndicate of banks that will extend an additional 6.58 billion reais in emergency credit to Brazilian electricity distributors as drought causes power rates to soar, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

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Reuters

Brazil candidate's death makes runoff more likely, pressures Rousseff

The death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos makes it even more likely Brazil's October election goes to a second round and could put President Dilma Rousseff under more pressure as she seeks a second term.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Spiritual gathering draws thousands of faithful to Oshkosh

"You get to know a lot of people, and it's like you can live again with like more faith," Lucca Amorim of Brasilia, Brazil.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

A 9-year-old fatally stabbed at a playground near his western Michigan home was remembered during a memorial service Wednesday as a big-hearted and fun-loving boy who was taken much too soon.

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The Wichita Eagle

Brazil pres. candidate dies in plane crash

In this Aug. 6, 2014 file photo, former governor of Pernambuco state and Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Eduardo Campos campaigns in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Voice of America

BRICS Launches New Development Bank

Leaders of the BRICS and South American nations pose for a group photo at the BRICS summit at Itamaraty palace in Brasilia, Brazil, July 16, 2014.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Israel apologises for calling Brazil 'diplomatic dwarf'

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin apologized Monday to his Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesman calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf."

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Sky News

Giant Supermoon Lights Up Sky Across Globe

Spectacular images are captured of the lunar spectacle from around the world, after a cosmonaut photographs a "moonset" in space.

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