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  1. .com | Brazil prison riot leaves 8 dead, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Rio de Janeiro - A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left eight inmates dead after a fight between two gangs quickly escalated, prison officials said. Nearly 50 people, mostly visiting family members, were held hostage for several hours, but were released unharmed on Monday.

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  2. Lesbian surfers - hang 10' in BrazilRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Xtra!

    Lesbian Surf Camp offers women a safe, friendly space to learn to surf and to enjoy a great vacation with like-minded people. The lesbian world has already produced some superstar Sapphic surfers in the shape of Keala Kennelly and Cori Schumacher.

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  3. The New York City Guidebook For The Smartphone Generation Announced By Author Felipe BragaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | LivePressWorld

    New York City, NY - Felipe Braga, who moved to New York from Rio de Janeiro in 2013, is the brains behind Here New York, a new-look and self-published guidebook based on his experience of tracking down the city's highlights and cool spots to show visiting friends and relatives. Braga researched, wrote and published the guide himself - and took all the pictures on his smartphone.

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  4. Buying Property in Brazil, a Panel Discussion in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Rio Times

    Buying a piece of real estate in Brazil not only secures a place to live in, but can also be an excellent investment opportunity. However, there are many hurdles to overcome in the process of buying property as a foreigner, so Alessandra Marzano from real estate company Rio Exclusive will take the opportunity to talk about it in more detail at the The Rio Times TALKS event on Wednesday, May 27th at La Calaca restaurant in Leblon.

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  5. Hernanes: I will stay at Inter until I win somethingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Goal.com

    The 29-year-old is desperate to be a success at San Siro and thanks coach Roberto Mancini for keeping faith in him throughout his injury problems Hernanes says he won't be leaving Inter until before the club's walls are plastered with photos of him holding trophies aloft. The Brazil international joined the club from Lazio in a 20 million move in January 2014 but has endured trying times at San Siro, with the Nerazzurri currently trying desperately to salvage European qualification following yet another disappointing season.

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  6. Canadian women qualify for Olympic rugby sevens competition in RioRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Lethbridge Herald

    John Tait's women's rugby sevens squad became the first Canadian team to qualify for the 2016 Olympics on Friday when it won all three matches on Day 1 of the final event of the Women's Sevens Series season. Australia, which also went 3-0, joined the Canadians in booking its ticket to Rio de Janeiro, where rugby sevens will make its Games debut.

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  7. Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal disciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The IMF urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as Brazil unveiled a package of budget cuts in a move to kickstart a recovery. RIO DE JANEIRO: The International Monetary Fund urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as South America's largest economy on Friday unveiled a package of budget cuts in a move to kickstart a recovery.

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  8. Brazilian businesses realize the versatility of Palm computingRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Computing Unplugged Magazine

    In the May 2001 issue of PalmPower's Enterprise Edition at , I told you about a number of beverage manufacturers in Brazil that have incorporated Palm computing into their production process. Well it's not just Brazil's beer and soda bottlers that have discovered the incredible benefits of distributing Palm handhelds to their employees.

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  9. GTIS Partners, GP Investments buy Brazil Hospitality GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | PE Hub

    GTIS Partners and GP Investments have closed their August 2014 $400 million tender offer for the shares of Brazil Hospitality Group , a Brazilian hotel owner. The deal gives GTIS Partners an about 70 percent stake in the company, with the remainder owned by GP Investments.

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  10. China, Brazil cooperation can ride 'winds and tides'Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | China Daily

    A ferryboat made in China was the setting for an informal gathering attended by Premier Li Keqiang and more than 20 Brazilian and Chinese business owners in Rio de Janeiro. Bilateral cooperation on trade, the economy and production capacity were the main topics of the event, hosted by Li on board the Sugar Loaf Mountain ferry on Wednesday.

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  11. China to provide twin boost to Brazil economyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | China Daily

    Premier Li Keqiang boards the Sugar Loaf Mountain ferry in Rio de Janeiro on May 20, 2015. The ferry was made in China and is named after one of Rio's biggest tourist attractions and has a capacity of 2,000 passengers.

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  12. Premier Li urges harnessing China's manufacturing prowessRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Xinhuanet

    Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday asked Chinese enterprises to sharpen edges of equipment manufacturing and bring the world more quality products which constantly meet market demand. Li made the remarks as he took a ride on a subway train and a ferry boat in Rio De Janeiro, a metropolis with a population of 6.5 million which is going to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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  13. Meet the Amazing Dancers of Strictly Ballet Season TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Teen Vogue

    At long last, it's time for Strictly Ballet season two! In our big premiere episode, we're taking you to Miami City Ballet to meet our lucky chosen dancers: Carlos Valds, Valeriia Chaykina, Ella Titus, Margarita Armas, Mayumi Enokoibara, and Gustavo Pachecco. This well-rounded cast brings a special flavor to ballet, with each of the dancers hailing from vastly different backgrounds - Carlos from Cuba, Valeriia from St. Petersburg, and Mayumi and Gustavo from Brazil.

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  14. Chinese PM starts South American investment tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Brazil is Li's first stop on his four-nation Sout... . FILE - In this March 15, 2015, file photlo, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves as he arrives for a press conference at the end of the National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.

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  15. Chinese premier starts South American investment tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The China Post

    China's Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff agreed on Tuesday to embark on studies for an ambitious railway linking Brazil's Atlantic coast with a Pacific port in Peru, and announced billions in other investments and trade deals. Rousseff emphasized the importance of the project to cut down the time and cost to move commodities to the Asian market.

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  16. Brazil, China agree on multibillion-dollar dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, May 20. /ARKA/. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang lifted the wraps on Tuesday on a multibillion-dollar series of trade and investment deals with Brazil, as Beijing looks to invest some US$50 billion in South America's largest economy, channelnewsasia.com reports.

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  17. School Scene: Miami-Dade students awarded for academic excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Miami Herald

    BAYSIDE FOUNDATION SCHOLARS: Select graduating seniors from Miami-Dade County stand with Commissioner Willy Gort, Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Nathan Kurland, Miami Bayside Foundation Board Chair; Kathleen O'Neal, Miami Bayside Foundation Committee Member; Nikki Ewan, Miami Bayside Foundation Board Secretary; Jane Herron, Miami Bayside Foundation Board Member; Commissioner Marc Sarnoff and Miami Bayside Foundation Executive Director, Kathleen Murphy, during their scholarship ceremony after being awarded for their hard work and academic achievements. OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR: Cecilio Moreno of Florida State University was awarded the David L. Boren Scholarship to study abroad in Brazil for one year.

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  18. Premier Li Keqiang speaking at a press conference in Brasilia. Photo: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | South China Morning Post

    China's Premier Li Keqiang lifted the wraps on a multibillion-dollar series of trade and investment deals with Brazil, as Beijing looks to invest tens of billions in South America's largest economy. The news unveiled at the start of Li's first official visit to Latin America is a huge boon for Brazil as it endures a fifth straight year of low growth after a period of rapid expansion fuelled by Asian demand for commodities that has since slowed.

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  19. In Brazil's capital, young weigh in on ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | China Daily

    Joao Casseb , Carla Xavier and Matt Oliveria, all Brazilian university students, pose before a Chinese restaurant in Brasilia. According to Oliveria, a student of the University of Brasilia, Chinese cuisine is popular among the local people, especially the youth.

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  20. Richard Bangs' South AmericaRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The travel writer seeks out the continent's most revered sites and natural wonders.

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