Wednesday Mar 5
Nu Wire Investor
Brazil Real Estate Market Stays Strong
Contrary to the predictions of abrupt bubble bursts, Brazil's housing market remains strong, with stable house price increases.
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Wednesday Mar 5
a Final countdown to the World Cup in Brazil: 100 days in the fast lane
Mauricio Savarese has been a journalist since 2003. A blogger on Brazilian affairs, he contributes to RT in English and Spanish.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Critics blast Rio's World Cup, Olympic evictions
In this Jan. 9, 2014 photo, a resident looks from her window at the Favela do Metro slum near Maracana stadium where some homes have been demolished in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Signal-Blocking Beer Coolers - Polar Cell Phone Nullifier Ensures...
It is becoming increasingly evident that people are finding their phones better company than the actual company they keep; the Polar Cell Phone Nullifier hopes to bring people back as far as the '90s to remind them that conversations in person are just as fulfilling and, arguably, vital for social creatures.
Watford FC fan passes 2,000k mark on World Cup stadium charity cycle
A Watford FC fan from Oxhey who embarked on a five-month charity cycle ride, encompassing 12 stadiums in Brazil, has arrived at the home of the next Olympic Games and football World Cup.
As Brazil Gears Up For Olympics, Some Poor Families Get Moved Out
The Terni apartment complex in Rio de Janeiro's far west zone of Campo Grande. Many residents were relocated to this area because their old neighborhoods were knocked down to make way for building projects related to the Olympics.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
SPIE Honors Palanker
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 - Daniel Palanker, Ph.D., is the 2014 recipient of the SPIE Translational Research Award.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Haiti: From Original Sin to Electoral Intervention
The title of Brazilian professor Ricardo Seitenfus' book, HAITI: Dilemas e Fracassos Internacionais dans la Serie Globalisation et Relations Internationales) appropriately opens with a reference to existentialist philosopher Albert Camus.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Brazilian officials reach deal to attend to FIFA
FIFA says officials in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre have come up with a solution to pay for the temporary structures that have to be installed outside the Beira-Rio stadium during the World Cup.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Manhattan Yelpers Hit South America By Way Of Texas de Brazil
With roots stemming from Porto Alegre, Brazil living the cattle rancher's life and feasting in the traditional rodizio style native to this region, the partners at Texas de Brazil had visions of bringing this culture north to the United States.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Over one million petition for Brazilian asylum for Snowden
NSA whistleblower Kirk Wiebe & former CIA analyst Ray McGovern point to the brashness of intelligence officials who went on the record to threaten Snowden 's life, reflecting a culture of disregard for the Constitution and due process - January 24, 2014 Supporters of Edward Snowden have handed in to Brazil's Foreign Ministry a petition signed by ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Defence Industry Daily
VBTP Guarani: A New APC for Brazil
Feb 12/14: Sub-contractors. Brazil picks Thales' Sotas vehicle communication system as their armored vehicle communications system.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Rio Times
Pop Icon Elton John Returns to Rio on February 19th
English singer-songwriter and pianist Elton John will play Barra da Tijuca's HSBC Arena on February 19th, as part of the Brazilian leg of the ongoing "Follow The Yellow Brick Road" tour.
Official In Brazil
YouTube Version Marquise Henry, Miles Silvas, Rodrigo TX, and Jose Rojo head down for summertime in Brazil for Official Headwear 's first official trip! TX's shop Matriz held its annual event in Porto Alegre, and from there the crew hit up the plazas of Sao Paolo and the beaches of Rio de Janiero to round out the voyage.
Adriana Kertzer: Favelization: Author of the upcoming e-book on the...
Plastic furniture ubiquitous at cheap botecos in Brazil made to look like they were riddled with bullets , a chair created from wood scraps that was inspired by discarded furniture designers once saw in a favela, couture dresses conceived with help from residents of a Brazilian slum: these are just a handful of examples of " Favelization ."