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1 hr ago | Marine News

Chariot Agrees Brazil Farm Out with AziLat

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Brasil Petrleo e Gs Ltda., has signed a farm-out agreement with AziLat Limited through its local subsidiary AziBras Explorao de Petrleo e Gs Ltda.

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6 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Senior Lecturers in Sustainable Architecture develop research and teaching links with Brazil

Dr.Paola Sassi and Maita Kessler, Senior Lecturers from the School of Architecture will deliver a second research and design workshop in Brazil.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Western Wheel

Band members strike silver in Brazil

From the left, Calgary Stetson Show Band members, Joseph Bichel, Mackinley May, Karsten Coli, Drew Francis, Jocelyne McHugh, and Katie Gray, stand in front of Christ the Redeemer in Rio De Janeiro after placing second in an international show band competition.

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ABC News

Brazil Expands Labor Rights for Domestic Workers

Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she'd fall, exhausted, into bed.

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Reuters

Fitch: Brazil's Central Bank Moves May Not Boost Bank Lending

NEW YORK, August 20 Today's move by the Brazilian central bank to fuel greater lending by local banks may not prove enough to overcome many banks' concerns over borrower credit quality in the face of country's macroeconomic slowdown, says Fitch Ratings.

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EurekAlert!

Signs of deforestation in Brazil

Multiple fires are visible in in this image of the Para and Mato Grosso states of Brazil.

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WHDH

Gilberto spreads her 'Bebel Sound' in new album

The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician - the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer MiAocha, - describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an eclectic mix of Brazilian rhythms, soul and electronic music.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates

Brazil's central bank moved to increase the amount of capital available for commercial loans by at least 25 billion reais on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost a stagnant economy, the bank said.

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Newsday

Marina Silva becomes formidable opponent in Brazil poll

Some accused it of being predictable and even boring - a presidential election in which the incumbent was all but guaranteed of being re-elected without, perhaps, even the need for a second round of voting.

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Agrimoney.com

Russia boost to send Brazil chicken exports flying

The boost to Brazilian broiler meat exports from Moscow's sanctions on rival origins will drive volumes above 4.0m tonnes next year, cementing the country's status as the world's top shipper.

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Big News Network.com

Eduardo Campos, Brazilian presidential candidate, killed in plane crash

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

New Snake Species Discovered in Brazil

Scientists from four Brazilian institutions announced Tuesday the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.

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Nerve News

Brazilian doctor who sexually abused patients arrested

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 - A 70-year-old fugitive doctor wanted for sexually abusing dozens of patients in Brazil has been arrested, Brazilian police said.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Brazilian Embassy casts doubt on authenticity of EcoHouse letters

The documents included letters with what appeared to be letterheads of state-owned bank Caixa Economica Federal and the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

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Religion News Service

Pope Francis hints he might one day retire

VATICAN CITY Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late Monday , Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may only have "two or three" years left to live.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Credit Suisse says arranged securities for BES

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse on Tuesday confirmed that it had created investment vehicles for scandal-mired Banco Espirito Santo before it was bailed out by the Portuguese government.

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Live Science

Dirt and Corn? Test Reveals Hidden Coffee Ingredients

Cream and sugar may not be the only additives in your morning cup of coffee. Tough growing conditions and rising demand are leading some coffee producers to mix in wheat, soybean, brown sugar, rye, barley, acai seeds, corn, twigs and even dirt.

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Environmental Leader

Novelis Commissions Largest Recycling Center in Brazil

Novelis has announced that it will increase the annual capacity of its recycling complex at Pindamonhangaba, Brazil, from 200,000 to 390,000 metric tons when fully commissioned later this year.

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The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Brazilians cancel Namibia visit over Ebola fears,...

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A Fistful Of Euros

What Is The Risk The Euro Crisis Will Reignite?

Recent movements in global markets following concerns about Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo really had as much to do with market nerves after a long spell of repressed volatility as it did with the state of the bank's balance sheet.

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