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TAM A320 enroute on Apr 28th 2013, passenger in captain's seat
A TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200, registration PR-MHU performing flight JJ-3081 from Recife,PE to Rio de Janeiro Galeao,RJ , was enroute when a passenger, a well known Brasilian singer, was invited to take the captain's seat and posed in the seat to fly the aircraft, that was on autopilot at that time with the first officer in his seat.
Fri May 17, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
WTO Chief-elect Vows To Make Doha Development Round Advance
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 18 -- The World Trade Organisation Director-General-elect, Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo, said Friday that his greatest challenge after assuming office would be to make the Doha Development Round move forward, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
Thu May 16, 2013
Thriller Live Brasil Debuts in São Paulo
Last weekend, on May 10th, THRILLER LIVE BRASIL premiered in So Paulo. After a sucessfull season in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, capital of the country, the musical performs at Credicard Hall, the biggest concert room of Latin America, until the end of june.
Wed May 15, 2013
Brazil's Sugarcane Harvest Off to Fast Start
Brazil's sugarcane harvest has gotten off to a flying start in a year expected to produce more ethanol, but not necessarily more ethanol exports.
Tue May 14, 2013
Romario: From football rebel to politician
It is one of the more improbable character re-inventions. One of the greatest Brazilian footballers, a rebel rarely out of trouble, reborn as a hard-working politician and a campaigner for disability rights.
Brazilian panel opens door to same-sex marriage
A Brazilian judicial panel on Tuesday ruled registrars in the South American country cannot deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Why the people of Brazil speak Portuguese and not Spanish
Throughout most of South America the official language is Spanish. The exception is Brazil, whose roughly 190 million citizens speak a form of Portuguese.
Mon May 13, 2013
Department of Commerce
Infrastructure Business Development Trade Mission to Brazil, Colombia and Panama Begins Today
This week, Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank will lead an infrastructure business development trade mission to Brazil, Colombia, and Panama , countries that have created robust infrastructure development plans for the coming years.
Sun May 12, 2013
19 years on, Nigeria, Brazil to restore direct air link
NINETEEN years after Brazil's defunct national airline, ViaA A o AA©rea Rio-Grandense , ceased operations in Nigeria, Nigeria and Brazil are set to restore direct air links between them.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Despite winning top world trade job, even Brazil looks beyond WTO
Brazil's President Rousseff gives a joint statement with her Argentine counterpart Fernandez de Kirchner at the government house in Buenos Aires BRASILIA - Brazil campaigned hard to get the top job at the World Trade Organization this week but behind closed doors even it acknowledges that the WTO's main mission - pushing forward in global trade ... (more)
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US ambassador for United nations Susan Rice and Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota during a Press conference at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, on April 17, 2013.
The Globe and Mail
Brazil central bank aims to discourage use of CDI rate-report
ROB Insight is The Globe and Mail's exclusive feature led by a team of award-winning editors and writers who provide you with in-depth analysis on breaking business news and the issues that matter most.
The Daily Star
Rai urges world powers to stop support of terror: SANA
BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai urged the international community to stop supporting terror in Syria, according to a report published Friday by Syria's official news agency SANA.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Star Online
Venezuela's Maduro gets firm Brazilian backing, trade
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro got strong backing from regional heavyweight Brazil on Thursday on a tour of South American allies to cement his legitimacy as political heir to the late Hugo Chavez.
Brazil's big government seen as good for politics, bad for economy
President Dilma Rousseff added a new minister to her Cabinet on Thursday, further enlarging a federal government whose rapid growth since her leftist party came to power a decade ago has increased Brazil's heavy tax burden.
Brazil clips wings of Indian affairs office in land dispute
Amazon Indians from different tribes gather to show their unity as they occupy the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam construction site, in protest against the dam's construction, in Vitoria do Xingu, near Altamira in Para State, on May 3, 2013.
Wed May 08, 2013
Egypt wants to attract Brazilian investors
Egypt wants more Brazilian investments and increased trade with Latin America's biggest nation, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said Wednesday.
Brazilian trade envoy Azevedo chosen to lead WTO
Geneva/Brasilia - Brazilian trade envoy Roberto Azevedo was chosen Tuesday to head the World Trade Organisation , Brazil confirmed after member states reached a consensus decision.