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

4 hrs ago | GPB.org

As Evangelical Clout Grows, Brazil May Face New Culture Wars

Evangelical Christians hold their hands out in prayer during the annual March for Jesus in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Evangelicals, Wedding, Dilma Rousseff

6 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Petrobras Stops Production at Offshore Rig after Fire, Spill Near Brazil

Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras halted production at its PNA-1 platform off the coast of the southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro after a fire broke out and oily water spilled, the Sindipetro NF oil workers union said Thursday.

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10 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Cash Transfers Drive Human Development in Brazil

In the evening she makes the long trek back up. For 25 years, Souza has lived at the top of the Morro Vidigal favela or shantytown, located in the middle of one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro.

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14 hrs ago | SFGate

Brazil's Iguazu Falls has marvelous views

A panoramic view of a portion of the Iguazu Falls on the Brazil side, with Irwin Ver and Gemma Nemenzo Photo: Courtesy Gemma Nemenzo Why we went: We've always wanted to visit South America, so we decided to start with Brazil.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

TrekEarth

1000th Photo

To my 1000th I choose that one since Jesus Statue is the most famous place in Rio.

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Global Voices Online

Global Voices is Looking For a Dynamic Leader to Shape Our Brazil Coverage

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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The Age

Markets Live: Wall St stumbles

Steep falls on US and European bourses spell trouble for the open, with the Aussie falling to two-month lows ahead of key Chinese factory data.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

The Washington Post

Brazil Development Bank to Allow Solar Cell Imports to 2020

Brazil's BNDES development bank will allow solar developers to import photovoltaic cells until 2020 as part of efforts to spur domestic solar manufacturing capacity.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Science / Technology

Daily Herald

"Rio 2" is Second Surprise Movie in Wednesday Morning Movie Series

"Rio 2" is the second surprise movie and the final film in Classic Cinemas' Wednesday Morning Movie Series on August 6th.

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Related Topix: Rio, South America, World News, Brazil, Anne Hathaway

Yelp Blog

Special Beer Night in Rio

On Tuesday night, Yelpers in Rio de Janeiro got together at Cerveja Social Clube to get a taste of Jeffrey, a locally brewed beer so tasty even non-beer fans found themselves loving it! Also on the menu: Kwak, a Belgian Special Ale that dates back to 1791, and some delicious feijoada snacks that had everyone licking their fingers.

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Forbes.com

God Has A New Home: A $300 Million Mega Temple In Sao Paulo

"If you were to meet God himself in his own house, what would you wear?" This question was asked by the bishop Renato Cardoso, from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God from Brazil, in an official video released by the church and intended to instruct the guests and the faithful who tomorrow will be attending the inauguration of Solomon's ... (more)

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

International Business Times

Neymar Pictured in Trunks With a Brace Binder for His Back Injury...

Injured Brazilian national soccer team player Neymar cries during a news conference in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro, July 10, 2014.

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International Business Times

Film Maker Kieth Famie Inspired by the Death of a Cancer Patient

Her October funeral served as its centerpiece. Famie is a 10-time Emmy-winning filmmaker.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, South America, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, South America Travel, Brazil, Medicine

Globe and Mail

How to add a splash of colour to the exterior of your home

Residents paint buildings at the Dona Marta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 1, 2010.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Arts, Painting

Bradenton.com

Premier League to use vanishing spray in matches

In this June 6, 2014, file photo, a referee uses vanishing spray during a referee's training session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Xinhuanet

Brazilian firm launches new antivirus products

A Brazilian antivirus service provider in partnership with a Chinese company on Tuesday launched brand new versions of its flagship products in Latin America.

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The Rio Times

Toll Cost Rising in August for the Niteroi Bridge and Via Dutra

The National Transportation Agency authorized last week a six percent increase in toll cost of Rio-Niteroi Bridge and the President Dutra Highway , beginning August 1st.

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MediaPost

Budweiser Campaign Features Jay Z, Rihanna

Budweiser's 2014 "Made For Music" effort includes creative featuring Jay Z and Rihanna as well as a six-part series chronicling the brand's search for undiscovered talent.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rio Times

New Tours Discover the Street Art of Rio de Janeiro

Street art in Rio gives new meaning to the expression 'painting the town' with the vast number of scrawls and spray paintings that color the city.

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Related Topix: South America, Travel, Brazil Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, South America Travel, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel, Argentina Travel, Graphic Design, Arts

The Rio Times

The American School of Rio de Janeiro: Legacy and Future

With its three impressive campuses in MacaA©, GA vea and Barra da Tijuca, a new qualified and motivated headmaster, the American School, or Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro , is at the top of the ranks of South America's finest schools.

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