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UPDATE 1-Brazil to hold oil auction in October, one month early
Brazil plans to hold an auction for rights to explore some of its most promising offshore oil and natural gas areas in October, one month earlier than expected.
4 hrs ago
Aker Solutions to double subsea manufacturing capacity in Brazil
The plant in the city of Sao Jose dos Pinhais in the Parana state in Brazil will be operational in 2015.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Real Estate News: Investors Brave Loans That Fly Solo
House of the Day : At first glance, this home looks like another stately 19th-century Brooklyn home, but it was completed less than a decade ago as a modern mansion with a historic feel.
United States sending over 7,000 young pilgrims to World Youth Day
The United States is third largest nation sending young pilgrims to World Youth Day.
Construction Equipment Guide
Dignitaries Attend Hyundai Construction Equipment Factory Completion Event
Dignitaries from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, BMC, the state of Rio de Janeiro and the city of Itatiaia attend a completion ceremony for HHI's first construction equipment factory in Brazil.
The Rio Times
Top Tech in Rio for WWW2013 Conference
Computer scientists, academics, and other technology professionals flocked to Rio last week for the 19th annual WWW2013 conference at the Windsor Barra Conference Center in Barra da Tijuca.
Brazil's Embraer to sell 40 jets to US airline
Rio de Janeiro, May 22 : Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Tuesday it reached a deal to sell 40 E175 passenger jets to US airline SkyWest for nearly $1.7 billion.
The Rio Times
New Music Sounds in Rio de Janeiro
The Cidade Maravilhosa is a place known for the cultural and ethnic diversity of its people, and the music varies and blends as much as the inhabitants themselves.
The Rio Times
America's Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro
On Saturday May 25th, the American Society of Rio de Janeiro will host their annual America's Day celebration at the Escola Americana in GA vea.
Tue May 21, 2013
Asia News Network
Bangkok set for 2014 Formula E Grand Prix
Bangkok was yesterday chosen to host a race in the inaugural season of the FIA Formula E Championship for electric cars next year.
Harper to Offer 2013 Carbon Fiber R&D Works
Harper International, a provider of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, will host a Carbon Fiber R&D workshop in Buffalo, N.Y., July 25-26. The goal of the event is to connect peers in the carbon fiber research space from around the world for an opportunity to network and share insights on material and process technology ... (more)
Inter Press Service
Brazil Lagging in Fight against Human Trafficking
Local laws punish drug trafficking more severely than human trafficking. The sale of drugs carries penalties of between five and 15 years, while trafficking of persons for sexual exploitation is punished with a maximum sentence of eight years, with work release allowed.
Mon May 20, 2013
Domino's Brazil Tests Smellvision in DVDs
If you're traveling in Brazil, pop in a DVD and find yourself crazing pizza, then Domino's has you right where they want you.
A Week on the Cheap: 05.20-05.24
This week marks the start of a new post series here at Miami Budget Nightlife : A Week on the Cheap.
Sun May 19, 2013
Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis Official For UFC 163
Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis Official For UFC 163 Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.19.2013 It will be in Brazil... The UFC has confirmed a main event of Anthony Pettis vs.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The Alemao district of Rio has opened up ... up and away
RIO DE JANEIRO – Tiana Martins stepped gingerly into the red gondola of the cable car, giggling from nerves as the doors slid shut, the ground dropped precipitously beneath her feet, and she sailed off over the conglomerate of bare-brick shacks that is the Alemao complex of shantytowns.
Sat May 18, 2013
Santos coach concerned at Neymar reports
Rio de Janeiro, May 18 : Santos coach Muricy Ramalho has admitted concern at mounting speculation linking his star striker Neymar with a move to Barcelona.
Springing Into Action for LGBT Youth
After a long winter of work and planning, Katy Rubin believes the time is right for an event which challenges artists, audiences and policy makers to use a fleeting medium as a springboard for improving the long-term trajectory of LGBT youth.
TAM A320 enroute on Apr 28th 2013, passenger in captain's seat
A TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200, registration PR-MHU performing flight JJ-3081 from Recife,PE to Rio de Janeiro Galeao,RJ , was enroute when a passenger, a well known Brasilian singer, was invited to take the captain's seat and posed in the seat to fly the aircraft, that was on autopilot at that time with the first officer in his seat.