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From Lowell, he's delivering Christmas cheer to poor Brazilian children
One of the sweetest sights for Philippe Cndido is a street filled with children, anxiously waiting for their presents and shouting "Feliz Natal!" on Christmas day.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Brazil Puts Future Airport Privatizations On Hold
Brazil's government, which has privatized five major airports in the past two years, has ruled out granting any more new concessions of this type for the time being, the civil aviation chief said Friday.
The Jersey Journal
U.S. National team will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany at World Cup
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Globe and Mail
Report on World Cup air traffic delays at odds with Brazil government view
Labourers work in the extensive renovations at Sao Paulo International airport in Guarulhos September 25, 2013.
What's For Dinner? Try Brazilian
Brazilian fare from the restaurant D.O.M. in Sao Paulo is some of the best in the world... literally.
Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments
GlobeNet , an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, has announced that it has completed the extension of its subsea network.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
UN Special Rapporteur first official visit to Brazil
United Nations Special Rapporteur Catarina de Albuquerque will visit Brazil from 9 to 19 December 2013 to assess the country's developments and remaining challenges toward the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Inter Press Service
Where Is the Global Economy Heading?
In this column, Johan Galtung, rector of the TRANSCEND Peace University and author of "Peace Economics", calls for growth with distribution rather than stagnation with inequality.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Fran O'Sullivan: G20 global tax debate vital for NZ
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to designate international tax avoidance, particularly by digital companies, as the centre-piece for the 2014 G20 meeting in Brisbane is a vital step in shifting the balance away from corporates back to nation states which desperately need tax revenues.
How To Get A Visa: A Beginner's Guide To Travel Documents
What exactly is a visa? Essentially, a travel visa is a document that shows you're allowed to enter a specific country, for a specific length of time, to do a specific thing such as tour or study or work.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
BHG maintains growth strategy and announces a new hotel in Belo Horizonte
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Rio de Janeiro Celebrates Holidays with World's Tallest Floating Tree
The world's tallest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Brazil decides against opening to foreign carriers
By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has decided against opening more routes for foreign air carriers for next year's World Cup, certain it can handle the millions of sports fans who'll use airplanes to get around South America's biggest country.
He's spent 43 years in a hospital
Paulo Henrique Machado shares pictures of some of his most cherished memories: the first time he saw the beach, a Formula One race and a party from his childhood when all his friends dressed as clowns.
Nashville, Tennessee Hosts Travel South USA International Showcase
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development announces Travel South USA's 2nd annual International Showcase will take place Dec. 3-6 at the Omni Hotel Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Anchors Aweigh: The colors of Carnaval, Rio, Salvador
When one is asked what they think of when they hear the word "Brazil," they would most likely respond with the Amazon rainforest or possibly their soccer team.
Modest airfare and hotel rate Increases for APAC next year.
Country-specific, rather than global, economic trends are expected to contribute to a slight uptick in business travel prices within specific regions next year, according to the American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2014.
Inaugural Super BR Jam donates 100% of proceeds to help kids in Rio
Super BR Jam is bringing together 30 indie development studios from across Brazil for a little bit of gaming and a whole lot of charity.
Brazil's floating Christmas tree lights up
ROUGH CUT STORY: The holiday season officially begins in Rio de Janeiro, with the lighting of the world's largest floating Christmas tree.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Democrat Warns: Amnesty/ Immigration Surge Reprieve...
Hey, Immigration Patriots, it looks like we may have dodged another Amnesty bullet!-thanks to the flawed Affordable Care Act and the other missteps of the Open Border -oriented Obama Administration.