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  1. Romario and Edmundo, the bad boys from BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | World Soccer

    Fourteen years ago, Romario and Edmundo, the self-proclaimed 'Bad Boys of Brazilian Football' both rejoined their boyhood club, Rio de Janeiro side Vasco da Gama. Following a third place finish the season previous, president Antonio Soares Calcada and manager Antonio Lopes were convinced the pair could settle their differences and lead the club to the title; they were half right.

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  2. Brazil in worst water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Water rationing in drought-struck Rio de Janeiro won't begin before July, even if rains fail to materialize during the current rainy season, the state's top environmental official pledged on Friday. State Environment Secretary Andre Correa acknowledged the region is "experiencing the worst water crisis in its history," but said water provisioning would continue as normal through July, even in the worst-case scenario of continued drought over the coming weeks and months.

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  3. Manaus: In Search of Perfect Weather: When to Travel to the Brazilian AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jaunted

    Fun fact: the exotic wilds of the Brazilian Amazon are only a 3-hour flight away from Miami. Even better, the airfares on Venturing 'off the grid' to lounge in hammocks with monkeys and dine on piranha isn't as crazy difficult and potentially dangerous as it sounds, so long as your preparations go beyond saying 'hey, let's go to the Amazon!" To help, we've already detailed how to get the Brazilian visa , what to pack , and even what NOT to do there when you arrive.

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  4. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    Muslim devotees arrive to Tongi on the last day of the annual Bishwa Ijtema in Tongi, Bangladesh. The Bishwa Ijtema is the second largest gathering of Muslims in the world, after the Hajj, and is organised by World Tablig Council, which preaches teachings of Islam and prophet Mohammad.

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  5. Salary protests hit Brazil flights : January 22, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Times

    BRASMLIA Thousands of Brazilians suffered flight delays and cancellations on Thursday after pilots and aviation workers temporarily walked off the job at several major airports to press pay claims. Passengers were delayed after unionized labor downed tools for an hour between six and seven am, peak time in a country where taking domestic flights around dawn is common.

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  6. Angry passengers open emergency exit on plane after air conditioning breaks downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    Passengers on a plane in Brazil were forced to open the emergency exits as their flight prepared to take off - after an air conditioning fault left them stifled in 40C heat. The flight crew were about to leave the airport when the cabin crew and the passengers refused to travel - and opened the emergency doors in a desperate bid for fresh air.

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  7. Voith Ships 320 ton Runner to Belo Monte Hydropower Plant in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WebWire

    The largest runner ever produced by Voith Hydro in Latin America was shipped to the hydropower plant Belo Monte this week. A 12-axle trailer left Voith Hydro's manufacturing shop in Manaus, Brazil, transporting a 320 ton runner, impressive for its size - 8.5 meters in diameter and 5 meters tall -, the runner is heading to the Belo Monte hydropower plant.

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  8. Getting to Know Inline Hockey in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Rio Times

    On a Sunday evening, when most people in Brazil are starting to unwind from a day at the beach, a select few are sharpening up their hockey skills and take to the streets to play some inline roller hockey. The niche sport is growing in the Cidade Maravilhosa and becoming more professional.

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  9. Gustavo Lima To Debut In Brazilian Touring Cars With C2 Team In 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Paddock Talk

    With an eye on Stock Car and taking another important step in his career, Gustavo Lima will compete for the C2 team this year and raise the banner of fighting cancer. At 18, the Brazilian will face this season with the challenge of transitioning from single seaters to touring cars.

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  10. Woman who nabbed murderer Phillip Smith to visit NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The Brazilian woman responsible for catching killer Phillip Smith when he was on the run will be inked with a permanent reminder of New Zealand during a free holiday. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, wants to get a tattoo done during her visit from March 5-18.

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  11. Latin America's first lesbian surf camp planned for BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Surfing News

    The first ever lesbian surf camp in South American will get girls sharing their uniqueness in Santa Catarina, Brazil, between May 9th-16th. Lesbian-owned tour operator Brazil Ecojourneys is inviting women to a week on their own.

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  12. World Cup Didn't Help Brazil's Economy and the Olympics Won't EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Skift

    The 2016 Olympics will be no panacea for Brazil's faltering economy if last year's World Cup is any guide. Contrary to government projections, Brazil has failed to lure to its beaches and jungles many of the 3.5 billion TV viewers that followed the tournament.

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  13. Porto Alegre 2015 no 001 - do Barco Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | TrekEarth

    SA rie sobre o meu passeio a PORTO ALEGRE, a CAPITAL do ESTADO do RIO GRANDE DO SUL, o Estado mais Austral do Brasil - de 16 a 18 de Janeiro de 2015 - nAo 001 ! Series on my short trip to PORTO ALEGRE , the CAPITAL CITY of the STATE of RIO GRANDE DO SUL , the most Austral State in Brazil - from January, 16th to 18th, 2015 - #001 ! A LARGER VERSION OF THE ORIGINAL POST ! A REGIA O CENTRAL VISTA DE UM PASSEIO DE BARCO ! DOWNTOWN SEEN FROM A BOAT RIDE ! My first trip to PORTO ALEGRE was back in 1988! I traveled all by myself, by bus, to many places in Southern Brazil . In 2002, while traveling by car from Campinas to Buenos Aires, I just passed by this city.

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  14. OUTBOUND: Belgian Pride reaches 20-year milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Seattle Gay News

    Belgian Pride, which welcomed 100,000 people last spring to downtown Brussels, will turn 20 years old when it takes place on May 16, 2015. Leading up to the traditional parade and all-day festival, the city streets will be decorated in colorful rainbow colors beginning April 30. I attended Belgian Pride a few years ago and it was so exciting and inclusive; everyone from parents with small children to high-ranking government officials were enjoying the parade, live entertainment, and of course, the great food afterwards.

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  15. World Cup promotion fails to attract extra tourists to BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    The 2016 Olympics will be no panacea for Brazil's faltering economy if last year's World Cup is any guide. Contrary to government projections, Brazil has failed to lure to its beaches and jungles many of the 3.5 billion TV viewers that followed the tournament.

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  16. Chile Tourism Report Q1 2015 - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | PR-inside.com

    BMI cautions that growth in tourist arrivals may moderate slightly from 2014 onwards as tourists to Latin America might choose to travel to Brazil instead, given that it is hosting the football World Cup in 2014 and then the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The report also analyses the growth and risk management strategies being employed by some of the leading players in the Chilean accommodation sector as they seek to maximise the tremendous growth opportunities being offered by the local market at the present time.

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  17. Shadow is cast over the field by the new roof at the renovated Mario...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Bloomberg

    Shadow is cast over the field by the new roof at the renovated Mario Filho stadium in Rio de Janeiro, on April 24, 2013. The 2016 Olympics will be no panacea for Brazil 's faltering economy if last year's World Cup is any guide.

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  18. GE exec: Virtual reality play stirs passion about science, techRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Mobile Marketer

    A General Electric executive at Mobile Marketer's Mobile First Look: Strategy 2015 conference said the conglomerate is leveraging its applications of virtual reality and other mobile technology to get consumers excited about science and technology. GE's aim is to make the public aware that it is not just a maker of light bulbs but also produces jet engines and other technology products.

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  19. Wear your Rio Olympic souvenirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Star Online

    SARONGS, sunglasses, flipflops and dresses souvenirs for the Rio Olympics are designed to be worn long after South America has hosted its first Olympiad. Organisers stressed they are hoping related Games-merchandise from the August 2016 extravaganza, which they hope will top the one billion real mark, will see fans make "lifestyle" purchases to preserve the memory of 'being there'.

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  20. Steps be damned: Visiting Quebec City with a disabled childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Washington Post

    Chloe uses her walker on Rue du Petit-Champlain in Quebec City. Her family learned that with a little planning and some patience, even a 400-year-old city is navigable.

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