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3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Brazil police strike ends after looting, 39 deaths

Troops are on patrol in the World Cup host city of Salvador after a deadly orgy of violence triggered by a police strike.

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5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Lloyds Banking Group PLC's "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Nomura

's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Nomura in a research report issued on Thursday, ARN reports.

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10 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Sex Reversal: In Brazilian Cave Insects, Females Have The Penises

Researchers have discovered little-known cave insects, four distinct but related species in the genus Neotrogla , with rather novel sex lives - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril: Energy

Brazil may see a mass migration of crops and farm workers from huge swaths of currently tillable lands to more temperate zones as global warming takes hold, according to leading climate experts in the country.

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17 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

NGO Reports Gunmen Threaten Indians in Brazil

A group of Guarani Indians that two months ago occupied ancestral lands in the southern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul is being threatened by gunmen working for big landowners, Survival International said Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft and Brazilian state team up to release crime monitoring system

On Wednesday, Mariano de Beer, general manager of Microsoft Brazil, announced that Microsoft and the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, have deployed Detecta, an intelligent system for monitoring crime.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Find A Mentor, Be A Mentor

Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.

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The New Zealand Herald

New chief but few changes at Brazilian federation

The Brazilian football federation elected a new president on Wednesday, although little is changing at the helm of the organization.

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Anchorage Daily News

Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget

Officials say the money in the so-called "legacy" budget would have been spent without the Olympics.

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BBC News

Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia

Brazil has sent thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.

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Reuters

Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this October.

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The Star Online

Analysis - Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this October.

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The Economist

Brazil's economy: The 50-year snooze

PECKISH revellers at Lollapalooza, a big music festival in SA o Paulo earlier this month, were in for a treat.

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Progressive Farmer

Brazil's Ports Remain Orderly

With no significant improvements to port, rail or road services since last year, they warned there could be a repeat of the partial breakdown of the soybean transport system seen in 2013 when ships waited up to three months to load at Santos and trucks lined seven miles back from port.

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The Advocate

Chouest investing $425 million in Brazil facility

Prumo Logistica, who is leasing the property, said the investment will give Chouest a leasing area to maintain its own vessels and a base to serve its offshore customers at Brazil's Acu Port at SA o JoA o da Barra in the Rio de Janeiro state.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Rio Times

Celebrating 2014 Easter in Rio and Brazil

With Easter rapidly approaching, it is time for Rio residents to start planning for this special holiday.

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Bradenton.com

Tickets for two-thirds of World Cup games sold out

Five hours after sales opened on FIFA's website, there were tickets available to only 20 of the 64 matches.

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The Atlantic

Sex Workers Are Excited for the World Cup Because They Think it Will Make Them Rich

Gabriela Jancart came to Recife five years ago from the nearby, rural town of Palmares in search of work to support her mother.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-BNDES to spend $1.35 bln to boost Brazil venture-capital markets

Brazil's state development bank, BNDES, says it plans to spend up to 3 billion reais on stakes in buyout investment vehicles and share offerings by small- and mid-sized companies to help foster new funding sources in local capital markets.

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Reuters

Behind Brazil's low unemployment, a quest for education

Brazil's growing prosperity is allowing teenagers to stay in school for longer instead of searching for jobs to support their families, boosting the country's long-term prospects but also causing some economic headaches.

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