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  1. Tim Vickery's Notes from Brazil: Libertadores campaign hampered by domestic strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | World Soccer

    A year ago San Lorenzo of Argentina brought an uneven group phase in the Copa Libertadores to a close with a resounding 3-0 victory - which was good enough to ensure qualification to the knock out stages only because the other game in the group went their way, with the side they needed to win coming through 5-4. River Plate will be hoping this in an omen.


  2. Golden Tulip Recife Palace HotelRecifeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Travel Weekly

    Deposit Policy: 1st night's dep or res guarantee mandatory at booking w/the"signature on file" system of AMEX and VISA credit cards Golden Tulip Recife Palace Hotel Room Amenities Golden Tulip Recife Palace Hotel amenities are in All rooms unless noted otherwise.


  3. Holiday Week Drives Tourism Around Rio de Janeiro StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Rio Times

    For many living in the state of Rio de Janeiro this week represents a long break as Tuesday, April 21st is a national holiday and on Thursday, April 23rd it is a state holiday celebrating Sao Jorge . With schools and government offices shutting down, Cariocas are heading out of the city to vacation in the state's many destinations, driving tourism business across the region.


  4. Coutinho's taking tips from PeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    It was a moment that gave Philippe Coutinho 'the creeps' - standing in the players' lounge, awaiting the arrival of football royalty, he had nerves like never before. Not much flusters Coutinho, whom The Kop has christened O Magico , but before Liverpool's tussle with Manchester United last month he and Lucas Leiva were given the chance to meet Brazil's most famous son.


  5. Brewery Route to Boost Tourism in Rio's Mountain RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Rio Times

    This week further steps were made to bring together six Rio de Janeiro locations into a tourist route to highlight their world-class breweries. Brazil's Secretary of Tourism, Nilo Sergio Felix, met with Alexander Zubaran, project consultant, and Mozart Rodrigues, president of Arbor Group to begin building promotion strategies for the tourist attraction.


  6. Henrique Eduardo Alves Confirmed as New Brazil Minister of TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Rio Times

    Brazilian President Rousseff announced Tuesday, April 15th, that Henrique Eduardo Alves will be the new Minister of Tourism. The departure of the most recent minister, Vinicius Lages, was announced in a Planalto Palace press statement, thanking him for his dedication and loyalty.


  7. Usain Bolt shows off his basketball skills with three-pointer during visit to Rio de Janeiro favelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 |

    Bolt also embarked in a series of foot races against some lucky local competitors during the light-hearted visit to the shantytown that overlooks the Maracana The Jamaican running sensation has been visiting the local communities in Rio de Janeiro ahead of next year's Olympics in Brazil. And on his visit to the Mangueira favela on Thursday, he decided to shoot a few hoops with the locals - proving that he is awesome at yet another sport.


  8. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The 17,800km submarine cable was built by Alcatel-Lucent and is designed for 100G capacity. It links North and Central America to the southern tip of South America, with connection points in Miami and Jacksonville , Barranquilla and Cartagena , Fortaleza, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro , Puerto Plata , Cancun , San Juan and Puerto Barrios .


  9. Your tour guide for crazy destinations a " and calm during a coup da etatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    Jessica Pociask always packs three things when she travels: a camera, a pillow and a black-and-tan Bedouin scarf from Jordan, which can be used as a blanket, hat, shirt, skirt or to tie something up. She jokes that it's all she truly needs as she crisscrosses the globe.


  10. Victoria hosts the best women's rugby players in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | CBC News

    Canada's women's sevens rugby team will host the world's top 12 teams this weekend in Victoria. This weekend, some of the world's best women's rugby players take to the pitch in the Victoria suburb of Langford for the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series .


  11. Orlando Magic will play a preseason game in Brazil in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Magic executives told NBA officials they wanted to play a game in Brazil. In 2013, almost 770,000 visitors from Brazil visited Central Florida - the highest number of visitors from any overseas country - according to the tourism-marketing agency Visit Orlando.


  12. GE exec: Diversified strategy key to engagement across multiplying platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mobile Marketer

    A General Electric executive at Forrester Research's Forum for Marketing Leaders said the conglomerate aims to stand out in the crowd by communicating with the consumer as if the company were a person, supporting its outreach by providing emotional content and leveraging various channels' diverse features and strengths. The company, with revenue of $149 billion, thinks small to connect with increasingly device-agnostic consumers, in line with the increasing personalization of marketing due to the mobile mind shift, the executive said in a session, 'Unexpected Moments: How GE's Digital Strategy Builds a Brand.'


  13. Brazil's Vinci Partners bets big on real estate as prices fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | South China Morning Post

    Vinci plans to invest 300 million reais in a capital increase to restructure real estate developer PDG Realty. Photo: Reuters Vinci Partners Investimentos, the Brazilian private equity and asset management firm, is betting on real estate as a faltering economy and corporate credit squeeze push asset prices lower.


  14. Rio de Janeiro to host Azerbaijan culture weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Today.Az

    The Week of Azerbaijani Culture will be held in the Brazilian magnificent city of festivals, Rio de Janeiro on April 21-27. The event will be co-organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, Azerbaijani Embassy in Brazil and Rio de Janeiro's city hall, the ministry reported.


  15. Adventure Life Brazil Tour on National Geographic Traveler List of "50 Tours of a Lifetime"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | PRWeb

    Adventure Life's "Undiscovered Brazil" trip has been named one of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler "50 Tours of a Lifetime." This is a distinct honor given by one of the most renowned travel magazine in the world.


  16. The Brazilian Economy Is Bad and That's Good for Its Domestic FlyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Skift

    Traveling by air between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro once meant paying Brazil's highest domestic fares. Now fliers are discovering bargains on that route as the economy heads for its worst year since 1992.


  17. Bass Pro Shops Hosts Free PBR Family Event at Stores Across the U.S. and CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | AmmoLand

    This event, which is held from noon to 4 p.m. each day, will include free crafts, face painting, steer head roping, giveaways and a chance to win a free trip to Brazil as part of the PBR Brazil The Longest Ride Getaway. Participating Bass Pro Shops stores will offer the following activities on April 11 and 12 from noon to 4 p.m.: Plus, on Sunday, April 12, kids can come dressed in their best cowboy or cowgirl attire to take part in the best dressed "Cowboy or Cowgirl Contest."


  18. Sunday, April 12, 2015 Nightlife GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Rio Times

    Sunday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The popular Feira de Vinil do Rio de Janeiro returns for its 13th edition today. Taking place from 1PM to 7PM at Shopping Downtown in Barra da Tijuca, the fair will host vendors of record players, accessories, CDs, t-shirts, and, of course, LPs and EPs.


  19. Brazil more than beans as Michelin probes dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The China Post

    Tickle your palate. Try some Amazonian ants with pineapple. Or how about some beetroot salad with curds? Brazilian gastronomic fare has far more to offer than the traditional staples of beans and rice with cassava.


  20. Leblon: Village Style in Exclusive Metropolitan SettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Rio Times

    Chic neighborhood Leblon, named after a successful French businessman and located in the popular Zona Sul , offers a nice beachfront, many high-end restaurants and borders on the natural beauty of the city's heart-shaped Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. While the neighborhood remains the most expensive in Rio de Janeiro, real estate prices have recently seen a cooling off.