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14 hrs ago | Film Comment

'Castanha' Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

JoA o Carlos Castanha is a spirited 52-year-old actor and transvestite who lives with his mother in the southern Brazilian port city of Porto Alegre.

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19 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Tickets go on sale in 10 of Brazil's 12 World Cup host cities

World Cup ticketing centers opened in Brazil on Friday allowing fans who have managed to purchase match tickets for the June 12 to July 13 extravaganza to claim them.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil's Airports More Than Enough For World Cup: President

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, April 12 -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's World Cup, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Inhabitat

Contemporary XAN House Overlooks the Brazilian Landscape Through a Slatted Timber Screen

MAPA Architects completed XAN, a modern single-family house located in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre .

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Forbes.com

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: From Shopping To Space Travel, How The Mainframe Changed Our World

Each The release of the first mainframe computer, System 360, 50 years ago sparked a revolution in computing and business processes that still affects consumers daily.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Star

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But Valcke claimed that despite the problems in Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre there is "no way" that fixtures will be delayed.

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The Miami Herald

Blatter says World Cup will be 'well done'

FIFA President Sepp Blatter says the World Cup will be "well done," but he criticized Brazilian authorities for starting late on stadium projects and for not providing enough worker safety.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Washington Times

Ronaldo: Pressure 'huge' on Brazil World Cup team

Ronaldo led Brazil to its last World Cup title 12 years ago and knows the crushing pressure this year's team is feeling with everyone expecting a sixth title to come on home soil.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Valcke says 'time is flying' for Brazil World Cup

Top FIFA official Jerome Valcke says "time is flying" towards the World Cup and getting three stadiums finished at the last minute presents "risks" with insufficient time to test the venues.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Brazil drought rewarding coffee hoarders

A price surge as the dry spell hurts crops is allowing farmers to sell stockpiled coffee at a profit for the first time in a year to pay debt and fertilizer bills.

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LA Daily News

Brazil drought rewarding coffee hoarders

Brazil's worst drought in decades is coming with a silver lining for coffee growers responsible for one in every three cups of fresh java drunk in the world.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

West Australian

Stadium debates rage as FIFA returns to Brazil

Heated debate on the cost of temporary World Cup stadium facilities saw lawmakers in the southern Brazilian state of Porto Alegre back a plan for tax incentives to pay for temporary stadium facilities.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Washington Times

Porto Alegre faces crucial vote on WCup financing

The mayor of Porto Alegre says the southern Brazilian city will not be able to host World Cup matches if local lawmakers fail to approve a bill to help finance the installation of the temporary structures needed for the tournament.

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World Soccer

World Cup 2014: Where they will stay - Ecuador

Ecuador will stay in Viamao, in the southern city of Porto Alegre. They will be based at the Vila Ventura Resort in Viamao, Rio Grande do Sul.

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