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

3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Pope could visit Philadelphia in 2015, Catholic News Service reports

A crowd of faithful cheer as Pope Francis rides in his popemobile in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI

7 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge

Equinix Buys Rest of Brazil Data Center Provider ALOG

The U.S. colocation giant acquired a majority stake in ALOG together with Riverwood Capital in April 2011, Equinix holding a 53 percent ownership of the company.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

11 hrs ago | Broadway

Live Version of Rio is Flying to Brazil; Is Broadway Next? Alvin and the Chipmunks Also In the Works

Those talking birds may be coming to Broadway! Producer Michael Cohl has revealed plans to stage a live version of the computer-animated 2011 film Rio , according to the Wall Street Journal .

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Related Topix: Rio, South America, World News, Brazil, The Chipmunks, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Majesco Games, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Country, Behaviour Interactive, Video Games

12 hrs ago | The Rio Times

Anima Mundi 2014 Returns to Rio July 25th - August 3rd: Daily

The competitive international animated film festival known as Anima Mundi returns to Rio de Janeiro today, Friday July 25th for its 22nd edition.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

13 hrs ago | News Observer

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

Russia's alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week prompted calls from some lawmakers in Germany to review the country's hosting rights.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Vladimir Putin

17 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Ashoka's Vision to Develop an International Age of Social Entrepreneurship

The world of international development has been regularly challenged by growing social issues.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

African megacities look to cable cars as traffic solution to relieve congested streets

An engineer on the rooftop of a cable car station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. African cities are looking to install similar systems to help relieve congested roads.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Malawi, Uganda, Africa, Nigeria,

Pique News Magazine

Biennale brings artist Vik Muniz to Squamish for big project

Happy to be here Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is making a new piece in Squamish as part of the Vancouver Biennale.

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Related Topix: Canada, South America, World News, Brazil, Photography, Arts

The Arizona Republic

Max Mendoza's family prepares for funeral

A former ASU student's family prepares to bring his body back to the United States after the 25-year-old died in Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona State University, Arizona

Cellular News

ZTE and TIM Brasil to Set Up Broadband Innovation Centre

ZTE has announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to establish a broadband innovation centre in Brazil to spearhead research in next generation broadband technologies.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

The Brattleboro Reformer

Eugen Friesen and Ethan Case delight with cello and guitar

On Friday, Aug. 1, at 7:30 p.m., Stone Church Arts of Bellows Falls will present an evening of new music for cello and guitar featuring Eugene Friesen with Ian Ethan Case.

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Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, World News, Brazil

Hispanic Business

US Treasury Recognizes IDB Project Using Performing Arts to Train at-risk Youth in Rio de Janeiro

The 2014 , was founded in 1998 to create opportunities through the arts for disadvantaged youth from the city's slums, also known as favelas.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

International Business Times

232 Teeth Extracted from a Teenager: World Record

The persistent pain and swelling on the right side of his mouth led him to travel from his village to the city in search of medical help.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Medicine, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, South America Travel, Brazil

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TrekEarth

Armacao dos Buzios

Is a resort town and a municipality located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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

Deseret News

Batman and the search for familial stability

A masked woman carries a child in a Batman costume during the Boitata block party, a pre-Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Global Voices Online

Three Anti-World Cup Activists Accuse Brazil of Political...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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

Ham and High

Primrose Hill to get its own marmalade-loving Paddington Bear

PR bods recently lodged an application with Camden Council to erect a 1.5m steel plinth-raised statue of Paddington Bear atop the hill to promote Paddington, a film about the iconic children's character released later this year.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Anna.aero

GOL gets three new routes going from Sao Paulo Viracopos

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International Business Times

Neymar is in No Hurry to Marry GF Bruna Marquezine

For Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar, marriage is a huge deal which is why he is reportedly not in a hurry to marry his model girlfriend Bruna Marquezine.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Parenting, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazilian Police Implicated in Killing of Teen Robbery Suspect

Brazilian authorities are investigating two police officers in last month's killing of a 14-year-old boy in Rio de Janeiro, public safety officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Family, Teenagers

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