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Saturday Aug 23 | PR-inside.com

Now Available: Excelsior Alimentos SA - Company Capsule

Canadean's "Excelsior Alimentos SA - Company Capsule" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Brazil, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nurse.com

Asthma drugs showing link to growth suppression

Children treated daily with inhaled corticosteroids may grow half a centimeter less during the first year of treatment, according to two systematic reviews published in The Cochrane Library.

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Related Topix: Health, Asthma, Medicine, Azmacort, Triamcinolone (generic), World News, Brazil, Rio Grande, OH, University of Rio Grande

Gamasutra

Don\'t let the Chubby Chicken fall in the water

It is an addicting game with a very simple one-tap gameplay, you just cannot let the chicken fall in the water by tapping the sea pigeons! We built this game in a 48 hour hackathon along with another 2 games that are coming in the following weeks.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Senior Lecturers in Sustainable Architecture develop research and teaching links with Brazil

Dr.Paola Sassi and Maita Kessler, Senior Lecturers from the School of Architecture will deliver a second research and design workshop in Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, Travel, Brazil Travel, World News, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Brazil,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

AVHerald

Avianca F100 at Sao Paulo on Apr 15th 2014, landed on wrong runway

An Avianca Brasil Fokker 100, registration PR-OAL performing either flight O6-6127 from Porto Alegre,RS to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP or flight O6-6179 from Passo Fundo,RS to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP , was cleared to land on Guarulhos' runway 27L but touched down on runway 27R.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, South America,

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Spread of Vaccinia Virus to Cattle Herds, Argentina, 2011

To the Editor: Since 1999, several zoonotic outbreaks of vaccinia virus infection have been reported in cattle and humans in rural areas of Brazil.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Argentina, World News, Brazil, Grand Island, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Drug dealer attached electronic tag to rooster while he went out to sell cocaine

Isaac Selau was caught by police selling drugs in Porto Alegre, and when the authorities searched his home they found the tag around the rooster's neck A drug dealer allowed home from jail with an electronic tag is back behind bars after police discovered he had flown the coop by fixing his monitor to a rooster while he went out to sell sell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Brazil, World News, Weird

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Star Press

Foreign student enrollment tops 1,000 at BSUForeign student...

Foreign student enrollment tops 1,000 at BSU Cultural differences include sweat pants, bars and more junk food Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1oEuSo9 Muriell Krolikowski, left, and Gabriela Cavalheiro, both from Brazil, are studying journalism at Ball State University this semester.

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Related Topix: Ball State University, Brazil, University of Rio Grande

Daily Times

Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president : August 16, 2014,

The Brazilian Socialist Party is likely to announce environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next week, replacing party leader Eduardo Campos who was killed in a plane clash, three leading local newspapers reported on Saturday.

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Reuters

Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president: reports

The Brazilian Socialist Party is likely to announce environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next week, replacing party leader Eduardo Campos who was killed in a plane clash, three leading local newspapers reported on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazil to Receive $3 Billion Investment From GM Over 5 Years

U.S. automaker General Motors plans to invest 6.5 billion reais in Brazil over the next five years, CEO Mary Barra said.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News,

Tire Business

Camoplast buys Argentina's Rodaco

Porto Allegre, Argentina-based Rodaco was founded in 1997. It manufactures a wide range of industrial and solid tires at plants in Porto Alegre and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and operates a distribution center in So Paulo.

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Related Topix: Argentina, Brazil, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Now Toronto

Join the Peoples Social Forum from Aug. 21-24

Following the short-lived emergence of Occupy, Quebec's student movement and Idle No More, on August 21-24, hundreds from Toronto will join thousands of people from across Canada for a historic gathering of the Peoples Social Forum in Ottawa.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

LATAM Airlines Group (LFL) Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, everyone, and welcome to the LATAM Airlines Group Earnings Release Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Reuters

More banks join syndicate credit facility to Brazil power sector

Another five commercial lenders agreed to join a syndicate of banks that will extend an additional 6.58 billion reais in emergency credit to Brazilian electricity distributors as drought causes power rates to soar, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Rio Times

Major Militia Operation Sees 17 Members Arrested

One of Rio's largest "militia" extortion gangs was dismantled on Thursday, August 7th, as military police arrested seventeen of its members during an operation in the Rio de Janeiro Zone Oeste neighborhood of Campo Grande.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

Braskem Reports 2Q14 Ebitda of R$1.1 Billion

The lower demand for resins in the local market reflects the slowdown in the Brazilian economy in the quarter, as well as the fewer business days in June this year.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Braskem Reports 2Q14 Ebitda of R$1.1 Billion; Recurring Ebitda declined 17% from the first quarter

The lower demand for resins in the local market reflects the slowdown in the Brazilian economy in the quarter, as well as the fewer business days in June this year.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Brazilian police dismantle militia group in Rio

Police in Brazil say they have arrested more than 20 people as alleged members of a paramilitary militia group operating in Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Sun Aug 03, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Worker dies after toxic vapors detected

A man is dead following a workplace accident early Saturday morning. Around 1 a.m., the North Las Vegas Fire Department responded to a railroad track in the 5000 block of El Campo Grande near I-15 and Lamb.

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Related Topix: North Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV, World News, Brazil

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