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13 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

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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12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Brazil At A Crossroads, But Investors Optimistic

What they have "had it" with is quite different than what Americans usually complain about.

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15 hrs ago | Bloomberg

CEO Kidnappings in Brazil Fuel Efforts to Keep Pay Secret

Companies from Embraer SA to Itau Unibanco Holding SA to Vale SA , all with American depositary receipts, don't disclose compensation for top officials, contrary to international norms in countries like the U.S. and U.K. Four years after stocks regulator CVM ordered release of expanded pay details, more than a third of Brazil's most-traded ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Palace to screen Rio classic to boost summer carnival funds

Three members of the Illustrious Sambistas outside the Ultimate Picture Palace at last year's carnival, from left, Phil Pritchett, Bethan Emmet and Peter Williams.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this Feb. 26, 2008 file photo, Brazil's elite National Police Force officers guard logs that were illegally cut from the Amazon rain forest in Tailandia, state of Para, Brazil.

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The Star Online

Brazil's Campos to run for president with environmentalist

Eduardo Campos, a business-friendly socialist from Brazil's poor north-eastern region, announced on Monday he will seek the presidency, vowing to restore confidence in the country's fiscal accounts and once booming economy.

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WNED

Emicida: 'People Sample What Is Nearest To Them'

At 28, Emicida is a curious mix of rebel and poet - and one of the biggest hip-hop acts in Brazil.

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RTE.ie

Dozens of dead babies found in Brazilian hospital

The remains of 40 newborn babies and foetuses have been found abandoned in a Brazilian hospital morgue, some forgotten for years, authorities have said.

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Marine News

Brazil President Says Won't Accept Attack on Petrobras

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday lashed out at critics of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, saying accusations of corruption, cost-overruns and stagnation at the company were politically motivated.

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SFGate

Brazil's modern capital gets a taste of football

Locally known as the Mane Garrincha Stadium, the 70,000-capacity Estadio Nacional in Brasilia was completed last year for the Confederations Cup and will host seven matches at this year's World Cup.

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SFGate

Familiar Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Maracana

With famous beaches and world-renowned attractions such as the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugar Loaf mountain, Rio de Janeiro has plenty to see even without the World Cup.

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CE News

Brazil water infrastructure investment marks opportunity for private, foreign water players

Brazil's revised US$6.7 billion annual investment target for water infrastructure through 2033 points to a greater reliance on the private sector, according to a new report from Bluefield Research.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Finance News Update, what you need to know

At 0630 AEST on Monday, the local unit was trading at 93.91 US cents, up from 93.75 cents on Friday.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Embry-Riddle Muscle Car Association Mustang-loving Brazilians visit...

Members of the Mustang Clube de Parana Brazil weren't about to miss the 50th anniversary of the muscle car they cherish and made Daytona Beach the first stop as they work their way to Charlotte, N.C., for the birthday bash that starts Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, World News, Daytona Beach, FL, Volusia County, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil Plans Record World Cup Security Operation

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 14 -- Brazil will implement the largest security operation ever at a World Cup with 170,000 police, military and secret service personnel, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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