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Yesterday | 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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Marina Silva's unlikely climb in Brazil's presidential race

Brazilian politician Marina Silva, centre, former minister of the environment under the government of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, attends the wake for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, at the Pernambuco Government Palace in Recife, August 17, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Magnificent MSC Cruises are full steam ahead for fall

A cruise liner, the MSC Divina, carrying Mexican soccer fans along the coast of Brazil during the World Cup docked in Salvador on Saturday .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

In death, Brazilian candidatea s popularity soars

The line to see Eduardo Campos's coffin was almost two miles long. Tens of thousands of people coiled around the square in front of the ornate state government palace from which he ran Pernambuco state in Brazil's northeast region for eight years, before resigning in April to run for president.

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Wall Street Journal

New Candidate Set to Join Brazilian Presidential Race

RECIFE, Brazil-An Amazon rubber tapper-turned-senator is in the spotlight of a Brazilian presidential election thrown into disarray after a candidate's fatal campaign plane crash last week.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash

Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

SFGate

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Rescuers work on the site of the crash of the Cessna 560XL aircraft carrying the presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party party Eduardo Campos in Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, on August 13, 2014.

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Xinhuanet

Brazilian presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

Eduardo Campos, candidate for the Brazilian presidency, died on Wednesday morning in a plane crash in Santos, in the southeastern Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.

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Grist Magazine

Rather than killing sharks, this town moves them away from human-infested waters

When a shark bites somebody, people tend to react in a few ways. First they freak out, stop swimming, move to Albuquerque, give up bathing, and drink their water through 9-foot straws.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Reuters

Petrobras expects sharp cut in fuel imports starting in November

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras expects to see a sharp decline in the amount of gasoline and diesel fuel it imports starting in November, when its new RNEST refinery begins operation, company officials said on Monday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

LiveScience

This Tactic Could Wipe Out Shark Attacks

A program that catches and releases potentially aggressive sharks off the coast of Recife, Brazil, has reduced shark attacks on humans by 97 percent, new research finds.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Rio Times

U.S. Visa Delays Change Some Brazilian Travel Plans

Late last week the United States issued a statement saying it was having problems in its worldwide visa processing system and that delays were expected.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Science Daily

Humane strategy reduces shark attacks, keeps swimmers safe

A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Brazil Week NYC will be at the end of August

While Pedro Alvares Cabral is known for discovering Brazil , Expo Brasil 2014 in New York City will aim to recognize and celebrate the many women who have contributed to Brazil then and now.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival

Recife's carnival, along with celebrations in its colonial suburb Olinda and in the cities of Bezerros and Nazarene da Mata, features a flamboyant, joyous, boisterous week of elaborate parades, dances and costumes.

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