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31 min ago | Film Comment

'Castanha' Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

JoA o Carlos Castanha is a spirited 52-year-old actor and transvestite who lives with his mother in the southern Brazilian port city of Porto Alegre.

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4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Buses, cars burned in Brazil protest against police

Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young men during police actions.

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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Angry protesters in Brazil burn buses over killing

Angry residents of city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death of a man killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.

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8 hrs ago | Suria

Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake strikes off...

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea late Saturday night, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, South America,

12 hrs ago | The Rio Times

Going to the Movies in Rio this Easter Weekend: Daily

Movie theaters in Rio de Janeiro are offering a wide range of options for movie buffs of all ages during this holiday weekend.

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16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Artist photographs one Torontonian from every country in the world

Originally from Bangladesh, Nadia Alam explains how Toronto is home 'because it's the first place [she] called home.'

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20 hrs ago | Evening News

Photo gallery: Adorable baby primate is newest addition to Banham Zoo

It may only be a week old but a rare addition to Banham Zoo is already monkeying around with its family.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Inspiring female hackers in Brazil

The Microsoft Research Connections blog shares stories of collaborations with computer scientists at academic and scientific institutions to advance technical innovations in computing, as well as related events, scholarships, and fellowships.

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The New Zealand Herald

The beat of Brazil

In his khaki fatigues, tightly laced calf-length black leather boots and white helmet, the cop looked like any other policeman in a Latin American republic under military rule.

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Reuters

Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.

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Christian Science Monitor

With Brazil's Petrobras under fire for corruption, have Brazilians had enough?

Brazil's leading Worker's Party is under intense scrutiny this week amid Senate hearings and mounting allegations of corruption at Petrobras, the state-run oil company.

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INAUTONEWS

Renault to further invest in Brazil

The French automaker seeks to augment its presence in Brazil through a 240 million euros investment that would aid in locally building more models and open a new logistics unit.

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Anchorage Daily News

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Brazilian manufacturer to break ground on Chambersburg factory

GREENE TOWNSHIP >> A Brazilian manufacturer plans to break ground later this month for a new facility near Chambersburg that will create 73 new jobs.

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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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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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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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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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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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