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Yesterday | The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America's other big Internet problem

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil

Yesterday | Latin Finance

Bradesco Asset Management plans US funds

Bradesco Asset Management is set to launch equity and fixed-income funds in the US in the "next few weeks or months," becoming the first LatAm fund manager to set up shop in the US, its head of international development told LatinFinance on Tuesday.

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Wednesday | CFR.org

The World Cup and American Students

Author: Julia E. Sweig , Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies April 22, 2014 Five years ago when I started writing about Brazil, it was nearly impossible to find 20-something research assistants fluent, or even proficient, in Portuguese.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Progressive Farmer

Brazil Soybean Harvest 91% Complete

Brazil's soybean harvest nears its completion with field work progressing quickly in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, AgRural, a local farm consultancy, said.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Valcke: Not minute to waste at World Cup stadium

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said Tuesday there's still a lot of work to do at the Itaquerao stadium, but added that it will be ready for the opening match between Brazil and Croatia on June 12. He said local organizers are "running against time," but they know there is "no choice" and understand they have to come through with their promise ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CiteULike

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, HIV/AIDS, Health

Medical Daily

Puppy Love: Dog Reunites With Homeless, Melanoma-Stricken Owner After Days Outside Hospital

After suffering a severe attack in the face with a rock, a Brazilian homeless man was rushed to the hospital, only to have his stay extended when doctors discovered he had melanoma and required surgery.

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The Rio Times

Brazil to Fund Uruguay Port, Reports Say: Daily

As talks about Brazilian financing for the Uruguayan deep-water port of Rocha continue, concerns grow among Brazilian port operators, who worry that the super port could compete with the country's own national interests in the future.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Film Comment

'Castanha' Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

JoA o Carlos Castanha is a spirited 52-year-old actor and transvestite who lives with his mother in the southern Brazilian port city of Porto Alegre.

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The Raw Story

Tickets go on sale in 10 of Brazil's 12 World Cup host cities

World Cup ticketing centers opened in Brazil on Friday allowing fans who have managed to purchase match tickets for the June 12 to July 13 extravaganza to claim them.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Progressive Farmer

Brazil's Soybean Harvest 85% Complete

Brazil's soybean harvest was 85% complete as of Friday, ahead of the 78% registered at the same time last year, AgRural, a local farm consultancy, said.

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Switched

Dog Waits Outside Hospital For 8 Days Before Reuniting With Owner

According to local reports, the dog waited outside the hospital in Passo Fundo for eight days while his owner, Lauri da Costa, was undergoing an operation.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Joplin, MO

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil's Airports More Than Enough For World Cup: President

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, April 12 -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's World Cup, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Miami Herald

Brazilian club relegated after fans' racist taunts

A sports tribunal has stripped points from a Brazilian club because its fans racially abused a referee during a match, causing its relegation in a regional championship in southern Brazil.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Agrimoney.com

Brazil's wheat harvest to hit record high

That would represent a 22% jump in production from last year, when Brazil's harvest was hurt by a series of frosts, and a record high, easily surpassing the 6.1m tonnes harvested 27 years ago.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Which services will be affected by nationwide strike

The strike called by opposition unions for tomorrow will mostly affect public transportations and there will also be several groups blocking roads.

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Inhabitat

Contemporary XAN House Overlooks the Brazilian Landscape Through a Slatted Timber Screen

MAPA Architects completed XAN, a modern single-family house located in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre .

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Forbes.com

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: From Shopping To Space Travel, How The Mainframe Changed Our World

Each The release of the first mainframe computer, System 360, 50 years ago sparked a revolution in computing and business processes that still affects consumers daily.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Star

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But Valcke claimed that despite the problems in Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre there is "no way" that fixtures will be delayed.

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