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1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

Why the U.S. Is Building aFantastical Aquarium in Brazil

Soon enough, Brazil will be able to boast the largest aquarium in South America.

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5 hrs ago | Nerve News

Brazilian president exonerated in probe of refinery deal

Brasilia, July 24 Brazil's federal audit tribunal has said that President Dilma Rousseff bore no responsibility for state-controlled oil giant Petrobras's ultimately disastrous acquisition of a US refinery in 2006.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Elvis Mutapcic vs. Kelvin Tiller booked for World Series of Fighting 12

With undefeated Bulgarian standout Krasimir Mladenov forced to withdraw from next month's " World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez" event, submission ace Kelvin Tiller has agreed to drop down to 195 pounds and meet Elvis Mutapcic in a catchweight affair.

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Agrimoney.com

Fresh Brazil crop fears send coffee price soaring

The rally in arabica coffee prices took on fresh life, sending the September futures contact soaring 6%, as a report from INTL FCStone revived concerns over losses in this year's Brazilian crop - and cautioned over the 2015 harvest too.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News,

Global Voices Online

Three Anti-World Cup Activists Accuse Brazil of Political...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Reuters

Brazil sets guidance on 2045 bond issue

The Federative Republic of Brazil has tightened price indications on a new US dollar-denominated 2045 bond to be issued in conjunction with a buy-back of outstanding notes, according to one of the lead managers.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Brazilian antitrust agency Cade approves AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV 'without restrictions'

Brazilian newspaper Teletime reports that Brazil's antitrust regulator the Administrative Council for Economic Defense , has approved 'without restrictions' US telecoms operator AT&T's .5 billion takeover of Latin American pay-TV operator DirecTV, which has 18.1 million subscribers across the region.

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New Scientist

Brazil to unleash GM-mosquito swarms to fight dengue

Time to unleash the mozzies? Genetically modified mosquitoes will be raised on a commercial scale for the first time, in a bid to stem outbreaks of dengue fever in Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Entomology, Science, University, FL, Tampa, FL, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

For Brazila s isolated Indian tribes, flu can be deadly

Despite working for seven years with indigenous tribes in Brazil that have had no contact with the outside world, the closest Carlos Travassos had ever been to any was earlier this month, when he and his team treated seven Indians for the flu.

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Applied Clinical Trials

CTI Opens Office in Brazil

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services , an international, privately held, full-service contract research organization has opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazilian Police Implicated in Killing of Teen Robbery Suspect

Brazilian authorities are investigating two police officers in last month's killing of a 14-year-old boy in Rio de Janeiro, public safety officials said Tuesday.

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The Rio Times

Brazil Wins Gold in The Mathematic Olympics of CPLP

Over the days of July 16th to 18th in Luanda, Angola, participants of the Mathematics Olympics from the CPLP were challenged with various math problems, concluding with Brazil taking home one gold medal and three silver medals.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Mathematics, Science, Angola, Mozambique, Africa,

USA Today

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup Max Mendoza was hiking when he apparently fell into a ravine in the Tijuca Forest.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, Arizona State University

Reuters

Russia worries in a low-volatility world: James Saft

Global stock markets fell for a third straight session on Monday, driven in substantial part by rising tensions after the downing of a civilian airplane over Ukraine.

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USA Today

Arizona man found dead in Brazil after World Cup

Friends and family are raising money to bring the body of Max Mendoza, 25, back to Arizona after he was found dead in a ravine in Rio de Janeiro.

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Skift

Interview: Brazil's Tourism President on the World Cup Disaster That Wasn't

As the dust from the World Cup settles, Brazil and the one million tourists that visited the country finally have the time to look back on their experiences.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

In this June 28, 2014, file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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The Village Voice

Botequim Will Bring Brazilian Culture to Union Square in September

Did you have a chance to drop into the Botequim pop-up during the World Cup? Chef-owner Marco Moreira, a native of Brazil, turned the bottom floor of his space at the Hyatt in Union Square into a restaurant that channels his home country's botequims, casual neighborhood restaurants where people meet for drinks and snacks.

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Reuters

Brazil's Aneel sees fresh loan enough to help power distributors

A plan by BNDES, Brazil's state development bank, and a pool of commercial banks to lend an additional 6.5 billion reais in emergency credit should help electricity distributors cope with higher power costs amid a drought, the president of industry watchdog Aneel said on Tuesday.

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Philly.com

Norberto Odebrecht | Brazilian builder, 93

Norberto Odebrecht, 93, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale projects such as dams and highways in the Amazon jungle and some of the World Cup stadiums, died Saturday of heart problems in Rio de Janeiro.

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