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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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