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Local news for Recife, Brazil continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Tuesday Apr 15 | The Atlantic

Sex Workers Are Excited for the World Cup Because They Think it Will Make Them Rich

Gabriela Jancart came to Recife five years ago from the nearby, rural town of Palmares in search of work to support her mother.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, US Politics, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Recife will distract with lush beaches, reefs

Recife will host five World Cup matches at the 44,000-capacity Arena Pernambuco, which was also used at last year's Confederations Cup.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Newsday

Male monkey cares for dying partner

The female monkey accidently fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil and the male comforted her as she lay dying.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Christian Science Monitor

Foreign doctors help poor Brazilians get a leg up

Just three months ago, the public clinic near Maria Selma Dos Santos's home didn't have a single doctor on staff.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Marine News

Brazil President Says Won't Accept Attack on Petrobras

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday lashed out at critics of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, saying accusations of corruption, cost-overruns and stagnation at the company were politically motivated.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, World News, Brazil, Prison, US Military, US Coast Guard

Reuters

Brazil President says won't accept political attack on Petrobras

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday lashed out at critics of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, saying accusations of corruption, cost-overruns and stagnation at the company were politically motivated.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, Brazil, World News

The Atlantic

Why Most Brazilian Women Get C-Sections

In many parts of the world, women are having more Cesarean sections than medically necessary.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Brazil probe of Petrobras U.S. refinery misses bigger problem

The purchase of a Texas oil refinery by Brazil's state-run oil company has become a campaign issue as opponents of President Dilma Rousseff use it to attack her reputation as a no-nonsense manager and weaken her lead ahead of the October election.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Pasadena, TX, World News, Brazil, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Brazil Vice President Sees No Fuel Price Boost as Election Looms

Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer said he sees no room for a fuel price increase before elections in October and that inflation surpassing 6.5 percent would be a "disaster."

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Related Topix: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil, Science / Technology

Fri Apr 04, 2014

BBC News

Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers

The MSC Magnifica had stopped for the day in Salvador, Brazil's first capital and one of the cities hosting the football World Cup in June and July The operation was carried out the north-eastern city of Salvador, where the MSC Magnifica had docked for the day with more than 3,000 passengers.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Photo of shark 54 yards from shore

Botelho was commissioned by National Geographic to photograph a split-level image showing a shark below the water's surface with the city of Recife, Brazil, visible in the distance.

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Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, World News, Brazil

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Christianity Today

On Mission in Brazil: Shores of Grace

We are visiting several venues and I will blog more about them this week. I am here with The Upstream Collective , a ministry that helps connects North Americans with global mission opportunities.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Billboard

Duff McKagan Reuniting With Guns N' Roses to 'Help Axl Out'

GNR's former bassist is filling in on bass for five shows while Stinson tours with The Replacements.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, The Replacements, Argentina, World News, South America, Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil

Thu Mar 27, 2014

AlertNet

It takes a few good women to fight for a secure home in Brazil's slums

Eduardo Campos, Governor of Pernambuco, the state where Recife is located, gives a title to Dona Teresinha, one of the oldest residents of ChiA©, one of the four communities that makes up Ponte de Maduro.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, World Bank

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Christianity Today

Church Journeys: Journey Church

Cidade Viva Church in Joao Pessoa and Church of the Holy Spirit next week. When I preach somewhere, I like to blog about the experience to share what I've observed and learned.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Age

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: MH370 search 'far, far harder' than Air France AF447 investigation

Brazilian Navy sailors pick a piece of debris from Air France flight AF447 out of the Atlantic Ocean, some 1,200 km northeast of Recife, Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Boat Disaster

Reuters

Maersk keen to enter delayed Brazilian port auctions: executive

Legal hurdles have kept private operators from bidding on new port concessions, a step considered essential to improving the efficiency of South America's largest economy.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

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