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35 min ago | AlertNet

ANALYSIS-Brazil squanders oil bonanza even as Rousseff declares victory

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4 hrs ago | Business Insurance

Scor launches reinsurance arm in Brazil

Scor Brasil Re, which is based in Rio de Janeiro and has a branch in Sao Paolo, has capital of 100 million Brazilian reals and is underwriting both property/casualty and life reinsurance, Scor said.

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8 hrs ago | Power Online

GE Celebrates Wind Energy Milestones In Brazil

Achieved 1GW of wind energy in Brazil with 381 new wind turbines connected to the grid in the first half of 2014 Rio de Janeiro Brazil - GE announced recently it has achieved a total installed capacity of 1 gigawatt of wind energy in Brazil.

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12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Going Gaga for the Fasano: Inside Rio's coolest hotel which boasts...

Back on the bombing run: One of the last two flying Lancasters pays tribute to the 55,000 Bomber Boys who never returned with flight on the route thousands of sorties took to target the Nazis That will bust the student loan! Freshers can pay to arrive at university in a private jet, Aston Martin or even a horse and carriage ... but it will set them ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

A new operator readies Rio de Janeiro's airport for 2016 Olympics

A partnership of Singapore's Changi Airports International and Odebrecht, which also has played a big role at MIA, is now running Rio's international airport.

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AIDS Research and Therapy

Effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy in the IPEC cohort, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

While Brazil has had a long-standing policy of free access to antiretroviral therapy for all in need, the epidemiological impact of ART on human immunodeficiency virus RNA suppression in this middle-income country has not been well evaluated.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Unipar Participacoes S.A. (UNIP6) -...

It has major investments in Carbocloro and Tecsis. The company holds 50% interest in Carbocloro, a leading petrochemical company and 25.25% interest in Tecsis, manufacturer of customized blades for wind power generators.

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Canada.com

Inside Noiva do Cordeiro - a remote Brazilian village where nearly all the residents are women

The village of Noiva do Cordeiro is nestled in Belo Vale, which translates as "beautiful valley."

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The Age

Spanish bullfighter Alejandro Talavante performs during a bullfight...

A man flashes the V sign as he drives a motorcycle with his owl and dog at the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Best of the world - September 1, 2014

A man flashes the V sign as he drives a motorcycle with his owl and dog at the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Film Review: Rhythmic 'Rio 2' dazzling but overloaded

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Gabi, voiced by Kristin Chenoweth, in a scene from the animated film "Rio 2." This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Gabi, voiced by Kristin Chenoweth, in a scene from the animated film "Rio 2." A vivid and delightful animated spectacle, "Rio 2" is chock-full of colorful 3-D wonder and jubilant ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Palm Beach Post

Girls from favela live a fairy-tale night

Dressed in long evening gowns, girls from Rio de Janeiro's Santa Marta favela celebrated a fairy-tale evening in a debutante ball sponsored by local police.

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Greenwich Citizen

Silva surges ahead of Brazil's presidential vote

Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Examiner.com

On the scene: Budweiser hosts 'Made Underground' studio session

On the birthday of the late great Michael Jackson , Aug. 29, 2014, the studio he called home for several years was occupied by a wave of eclectic street musicians, supercharged hit makers, and Budweiser beer and of course, Examiner.com was on the scene.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

BRIC Wall: Brazil's Economy Slips into a Recession

Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Plant-Inspired Soccer Shirts - The New Flamengo Jersey Bears Red Forest Silhouettes

The third-choice Flamengo jersey worn by the famous Brazilian soccer team's players this season bears a design inspired by the Acalypha wilkesiana plant, affectionately nicknamed the 'Flamengueira' by Flamengo and their kit sponsors Adidas.

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The Globe and Mail

Brazil slips into recession for first time in over 5 years

Heavy machinery operates at a construction site near the Port of Rio de Janeiro in this aerial photo taken on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Scientific Blogging

How To Save Brazil's Atlantic Forest On A Shoestring Budget

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public... Brazil's Atlantic forest - Mata AtlA ntica - is one of the world's great biodiversity hotspots, rivalling even the Amazon.

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Marine News

Brazil AHTS Contract Breakthrough for Havyard

Havyard says it is to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply vessels that are to be built and operated by the Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times of Israel

Israeli judoka wins silver medal in World Championship

Yarden Gerbi celebrates her victory over Abe Kana from Japan in the semifinal of the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, August 29, 2013.

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