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Tuesday Apr 15 | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Brazil ups 2015 fiscal savings goal despite weak growth

The Brazilian government on Tuesday slightly raised its fiscal savings goal for 2015, promising more austerity despite growing worries of rising subsidies and slower tax income growth.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Social Security, Personal Finance

Tuesday Apr 15 | Reuters

Behind Brazil's low unemployment, a quest for education

Brazil's growing prosperity is allowing teenagers to stay in school for longer instead of searching for jobs to support their families, boosting the country's long-term prospects but also causing some economic headaches.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, World News, Brazil

Tuesday Apr 15 | Forbes.com

Brazil At A Crossroads, But Investors Optimistic

What they have "had it" with is quite different than what Americans usually complain about.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Tuesday Apr 15 | AlertNet

Governments urged to stop rising killings of environment defenders

Indians from various parts of Brazil take part in a demonstration in Brasilia to defend the territorial rights of the indigenous population against the government, agribusiness and large mining and energy companies, Oct. 1, 2013.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News, Brazil, Activism

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Brazil's Campos to run for president with environmentalist

Eduardo Campos, a business-friendly socialist from Brazil's poor northeastern region, announced on Monday he will seek the presidency, vowing to restore confidence in the country's fiscal accounts and once booming economy.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Brazil's modern capital gets a taste of football

Locally known as the Mane Garrincha Stadium, the 70,000-capacity Estadio Nacional in Brasilia was completed last year for the Confederations Cup and will host seven matches at this year's World Cup.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

India Talkies

Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil - Indiatalkies.com

Brasilia, April 11: The world's largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in a Brazilian town to combat dengue - a leading cause of illness and fatality in the South American country, the media reported Friday.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Rock Hill Herald

Brazil's modern capital gets a taste of football

This Feb. 2014 photo released by Portal da Copa shows an aerial view of the Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport still under construction in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Brazil president to Blatter: Country will be ready

CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night... A Houston woman convicted of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with a 5 A1 2-inch stiletto heel told jurors Thursday that she killed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Woman accused of kidnapping Gloria Trevi's husband to stay put for now

Mexican singer Gloria Trevi poses for photographers after a news conference where she presented her latest album "Una Rosa Blu" in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008.

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Related Topix: Latin, Gloria Trevi, World News, Puerto Rico, Mexico, South America, Brazil

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Brazil relaunches major investment plan

A man looks out from a viewing area of the International Airport of Brasilia President Kubitschek.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

Sat Apr 05, 2014

DFW Catholic

Brazil's bishops take responsibility for backing junta

Brasilia, Brazil, Apr 5, 2014 / 07:01 am .- Brazil's bishops' conference has issued a declaration acknowledging that some of its members supported the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Fidel Castro

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Washington Times

Fans on field, sound system issues at WCup test

Fans on the field and no sound for the national anthem marked the first major test event at a Brazil World Cup stadium.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Andrew Prokos Announces 'Brazil: Night & Day' Exhibition, Now thru 4/25

Award-winning photographs of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia created by noted architectural and fine art photographer Andrew Prokos are set to be exhibited at Banco do Brasil in New York.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Queens College, City University of New York

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Rio Times

Military to Investigate Human Rights Crimes

Brazil's Armed Forces will investigate human rights violations practiced in military units during the dictatorship that led the country between 1964 and 1985, as announced by the coordinator of the National Truth Commission, Pedro Dallari yesterday, April 1st.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, US Military, US Navy, US Air Force,

Business Times

Brazil posts first trade surplus in three months

Brazil's trade balance has been hit hard by rising fuel imports and a drop in the price of some key exports like iron ore.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Mon Mar 31, 2014

BBC News

Brazil 'must remember military rule'

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said the atrocities committed during 21 years of military dictatorship in the country must never be forgotten.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Dilma Rousseff,

EurekAlert!

Cfaed starts a research project on organic electronics with the University of Brasilia

On April 1, the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden of TU Dresden starts a binational three-year research project on organic electronics with the University of Brasilia.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Dresden, Electronic,

Sun Mar 30, 2014

GPB.org

A Few More Thoughts On Sexism In Latin America

A demonstrator with her body painted in Portuguese words "Free. My body. My rules" screams as she beats a drum and another holds up a stick of lipstick during a protest against sexism and in defense of women's rights in Brasilia, Brazil, in June 2013.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Reuters

Brazilian plane makes emergency landing with no front wheels

An Avianca Airlines passenger jet safely made an emergency landing in Brasilia on Friday after its front landing gear failed to deploy, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

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