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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

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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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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The Rio Times

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.

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Related Topix: Blues, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, Brazil, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters

Hispanic Business

Wide-ranging Miro exhibition staged in Rio de Janeiro

The traveling exhibition of drawings and engravings by Miro is being curated by Melgar, a photographer, gallery owner and collector.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

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A couple vacationing in Mexico comes dangerously close to a lightning strike -- and the best part, it happens while they're taking a selfie! The Couple captures lightning bolt during selfie A couple vacationing in Mexico comes dangerously close to a lightning strike -- and the best part, it happens while they're taking a selfie! The Check out this ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Pioneer in ridesharing in Rio de Janeiro got inspired in San Francisco

Zaznu. Remember this name. One of the fastest growing companies in Brasil, which even landed an article in the prestigious Exame magazine in Brazil , Zaznu was the first in the ridesharing market in Rio de Janeiro , transforming forever the riding habits of its resident.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KJRH

Spider-Man musical producers developing Rio...

Producers of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK are developing two animated films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, for the stage.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Sailors To Navigate Dirty Water In 1st Rio Test

Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted.

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AlertNet

Brazil probes $10 million embezzled from Red Cross

A man counts betting money while watching the round of 16 soccer match for the 2014 World Cup between Brazil and Chile, during a gathering in a home in the upper class neighborhood of Lago Sul in Brasilia, June 28, 2014 .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

Santander stirs Brazil election storm with client note

Spain's Banco Santander SA finds itself in an unwanted spotlight in Brazil after its local subsidiary irked the government by circulating a client note saying that the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff would likely push asset prices lower.

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Madison Magazine

Editora s Pick: The Friendship Bracelet, Elevated

Fresh off of the World Cup festivities, these bracelets by Hipanema seem especially appropriate.

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Retailing Today

Budweiser launches web series ahead of Made in America fest

In the lead-up to the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival, the beer company has launched a web series to find an act to add to the festival's lineup in Los Angeles.

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Austin American Statesman

Rog brings Brazilian flavor to Flamingo Cantina

Sixth Street was unusually quiet at 11 p.m. on Saturday night. Traffic heading Downtown was light.

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Cybercast News Service

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.

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