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Local news for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Newsday

New clashes in Rio over dancer death

Brazilian police have clashed with residents of a Rio de Janeiro shantytown that was hit by deadly protests on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Riot

4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Residents of conflictive Rio slum stage protest

Several hundred people have taken to the main thoroughfare of the much-transited neighborhood in Thursday's protest.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Violent Crime

4 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

FIFA concerned about Brazil violence but confident

But Marketing Director Thierry Weil says soccer's governing body is still confident that Brazil will stage "the biggest party on Earth."

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Merced, CA

7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Hauser & Wirth to Present Anna Maria Maiolino: Between Senses, 5/7-6/21

Anna Maria Maiolino is one of the most significant artists working in Brazil today.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

11 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Night of the Generals: When Brazilians Were Tortured and Disappeared

"The Face of Evil," flashed the eye catching headline in Brazil's major daily on a morning late this March, and the accompanying photo of Army Lieutenant-Colonel Paulo Malhaes, retired, could not have portrayed a more convincing ogre had it been provided by central casting.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Journalism, US News, Liberal Political News

15 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

M1 Racing's Horak And Costa Seek Podium Finishes At Barber

Two M1 Racing drivers head to Barber Motorsports Park this weekend with two different frames of mind but a common goal - podium finishes in Rounds 3 and 4 of the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, World News, Brazil

19 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Jafza to conduct roadshow in Brazil

WAM DUBAI, 24th April, 2014 -- To create greater awareness of the business opportunities that exist in U.A.E. and the region, the Jebel Ali Free Zone is poised to conduct a road-show in Brazil from next week.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, United Arab Emirates,

23 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

Shipwreck: San Francisco's Worst Remains Undiscovered - Along with Millions in Silver

Amazing scenes were witnessed today when it was revealed the elusive wreckage of the City of Chester has been located 216 feet beneath the waves, not far from the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Brazil, World News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Art Daily

Solo exhibition of new works by Adriana Varej o opens at Lehmann Maupin

For her fifth exhibition with the gallery, Lehmann Maupin presents a solo exhibition of new works by one of Brazil's leading artists, Adriana Varejao, opening April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Photography, Painting, Arts, Anthropology, Science, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Washington Post

Deadly protests follow mana s killing in Rio de Janeiro

Fear and confusion swept the streets of Copacabana on Wednesday after residents of a nearby slum, protesting the death of a local man, swarmed the streets of one of the Brazilian city's most famous beach neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

Christian Science Monitor

From gunfights to 'mansions': Inside Rio de Janeiro's smorgasbord of favelas

A woman walks down a street in a housing complex at the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro March 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

CBS Local

The 25 Best Beaches In The World

We can all agree that after months of polar vortexes and a Winter that refused to quit, the idea of hitting the beach sounds pretty terrific, right? Well, we're almost there.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Seychelles, Africa, Ecuador

KSFY

Object of interest washes ashore amid search for missing flight 370

An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Related Topix: Prison, South Dakota State Penitentiary, State Prisons, World News, Brazil

Brand Republic

Adidas withdraws 'sexualised' Wor...

Adidas is withdrawing a series of risquA© Brazilian-themed T-shirts ahead of this summer's Fifa World Cup, after complaints that they encourage sex tourism.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel

The Newberg Graphic

'Begging Sux ... Compassion Doesn't ...' - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 01:00

You've seen him at freeway on-ramps and off-ramps in Oregon City and at strip malls in Milwaukie and Oak Grove.

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BBC News

VIDEO: Dancer death prompts violent clashes

Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young person allegedly beaten by police.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

One Dead Following Violent Protests In Rio De Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 23 -- One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted Tuesday in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup.

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The Rio Times

What R$10,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

Property prices in Rio have increased in leaps and bounds over the last five years, but figures in 2014 seem to be leveling off, and while Rio remains one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy or rent property, prices have stabilized to an extent.

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The Rio Times

New Governor Focuses on UPPs and Metro

The new governor of Rio de Janeiro is Luiz Fernando de Souza, better known as PezA o , has prioritized security, health care and transport at the beginning of his tenure, after replacing SA©rgio Cabral.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

CNN

Violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach

Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Anonymous, Pop/Rock,

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