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6 min ago | Mail & Guardian

SA can learn from Brazil's health model

Graziela dos Santos is walking down a street in one of Brazil's favelas, Coahab Raposo Tavares, in SA o Paulo.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, South Africa, Africa, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

SFGate

Brazil's Iguazu Falls has marvelous views

A panoramic view of a portion of the Iguazu Falls on the Brazil side, with Irwin Ver and Gemma Nemenzo Photo: Courtesy Gemma Nemenzo Why we went: We've always wanted to visit South America, so we decided to start with Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel

Global Voices Online

Global Voices is Looking For a Dynamic Leader to Shape Our Brazil Coverage

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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Related Topix: South America, World News,

Boulder Weekly

Brazillians

Music. Culture. Those skimpy outfits made from feathers and sequins. It will all be on display in Boulder this week when Boulder Samba School hosts its third annual Colorado Brazil Fest.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, World News

Sky News

Tiger Attack: Boy Loses Arm At Brazil Zoo

An 11-year-old has his arm amputated after it is nearly torn off by an animal he tried to pet through the bars of his cage.

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Related Topix: World News

Dear Kitty

New Brazilian frog discovery, name honours escaped slaves

A tiny new species of narrow-mouthed frog from the Microhylidae family has been discovered in the Atlantic Forest of the Espirito Santo State , southeastern Brazil.

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Related Topix: World News

SanLuisObispo.com

Ailing Portuguese bank's shares sink after losses

The bank's share price, which four months ago was around 1.3 euros, fell as low as 0.17 euros Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News

KXXV-TV Waco

Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

MOSCOW - U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Russia Taday

Brazilian farmers demand Monsanto refund their money for GMO crops that don't work

Brazilian farmers are asking Monsanto and other producers of pest-resistant corn seeds to reimburse them for money spent on additional pesticides when the bugs killed the crops instead of dying themselves.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, South America, World News, Entomology, Colorado State University

Confectionery News

Back to the future: Brazilian federal bill re-discovers sustainable cabruca cocoa bean production

The cabruca system of planting cocoa trees under the canopy of the native forest has been in use for more than two centuries in the southern regions of Bahia, Brazil's largest cocoa-producing state that accounts for around 60% of the country's production.

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Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Chocolate

The Ecologist

Brazil: death threats stalk Amazon shaman Davi Kopenawa

As gold miners face eviction from Yanomami territory in the Brazilian Amazon, a rising tempo of death threats have been directed against the shaman Davi Kopenawa following his successful campaign.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

KXXV-TV Waco

Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield University chief in mission to Brazil

Sheffield University Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett is in Brazil this week at an event for college principals from 46 different countries.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

SanLuisObispo.com

Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family

Now, one of Europe's last banking dynasties is being stripped of its wealth and influence amid accounting irregularities, huge unreported debts, and a police investigation.

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Related Topix: Espirito Santo Financial Group SA, Financial Services, World News, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Goal.com

Gremio confirm Scolari appointment

The 65-year-old makes a swift return to management after his time in charge of Brazil came to an end following their devastating World Cup exit earlier this summer Gremio have confirmed that Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.

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Related Topix: World News

News Times

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, as he announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News,

Iol.co.za

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Europe, Germany

Blood Horse

Ashford's Shanghai Bobby to Shuttle to Brazil

The 4-year-old son of will stand at at Fazenda Mondesir near Bage and is being leased by a group of prominent Brazilian breeders which include Stud Eternamente Rio, Haras Regina, Stud Capitao, Haras Old Friends and Di Cellius, among others.

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KJRH

Spider-Man musical producers developing Rio...

Producers of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK are developing two animated films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, for the stage.

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Related Topix: Theater, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, World News, Entertainment

BizzyBlog.com

Positivity: Rio favela continues to reap fruits from World Youth Day

Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father JosA© Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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