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WRAPUP 1-Brazil's jobless rate returns to record low; inflation rises
Brazil's jobless rate returned to record lows in November, and inflation accelerated, government data showed on Thursday, suggesting consumer spending remained steady despite several interest rate increases and a sharp economic slowdown.
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National Public Radio
Brazil's Post Offices Help Deliver Christmas Wishes
Volunteers look through children's letters to Santa at a post office in Salvador in northeastern Brazil's Bahia state.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Best Western's Development Pipeline Growing Quickly in Latin America
Best Western Internationalhas announced plans for rapid expansion in Mexico, Central and South Americawith 29 hotels in the 2014 to 2015 pipeline.
Biggest Zoological Discovery of the 21st Century
In what has been a big year for the field of cryptozoology, this may end up being one of the most important events.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Portugal choose Campinas as World Cup base - Indiatalkies.com
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 18: Portugal's football federation has chosen the city of Campinas in southeastern Brazil as the national team's 2014 World Cup base.
The Rio Times
Rio Societies: A Sense of Community Abroad
The holidays tend to be a particularly difficult time of year for expatriates living abroad, when pangs for homegrown holiday traditions and loved ones far away become most agonizing.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Off The Record: I'll miss you, Brazil
The pressing question I have after spending 10 days in Brazil is this: Why oh why didn't Noah swat those two mosquitoes? In addition to returning to the U.S. with a tan, a recolored tattoo, several pounds of Brazilian chocolate and a new appreciation for schedules and directional signs that are actually correct, I also came home with 18 mosquito ... (more)
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Vancouver boxer's toughest opponent is travel
Ah, the annual office Christmas party such a great time to let loose after a tough year, such a landmine of potential career disasters.
Truro Daily News
Christmas at home for Brazilian jiu-jitsu sensation
Jake MacKenzie, middle, shares his jiu-jitsu gold medals with Greg Johnston, left, and Paul Clark, owners of Inglis Jewelers.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
UPDATE 1-Brazil's Via Varejo IPO prices below suggested range
Via Varejo SA, Brazil's largest home appliance retailer, priced its initial public offering below the suggested range on Thursday, a sign that investors remain skittish over the outlook for Latin America's largest equity market.
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
America: After a bumpy 2013, a wary...
A protester wearing a U.S. flag over his mouth demonstrates with others in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, July 18, 2013 against their government's rejection of the asylum application of U.S. citizen Edward Snowden who Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Marijuana laws around the world: What you should know
Uruguay has become the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana, but that doesn't mean there will be cannabis cafes popping up on the streets of the capital or in the popular holiday resorts on the Atlantic coast.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
HAPPI/Household & PP Industry
Axe Names Space Academy Crew
Following almost a yearlong campaign, the next generation of space explorers has been revealed at the conclusion of the AXE Apollo Space Academy .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Radisson Blu tells guests to leave for VIPs
In the run-up to Nelson Mandela's memorial service, the luxury hotel has cancelled exisiting bookings in favour of accomodating dignitaries.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Washington Post
O'Malley questioned about level of input from Hispanic leaders ahead of trade trip to Brazil
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's trade mission to Brazil and El Salvador , which wraps up early this week, was criticized shortly before it began by some Hispanic elected officials and business leaders who say they should have been more involved in pulling it together.
Report Published: "Chile Tourism Report Q1 2014"
The report also analyses the growth and risk management strategies being employed by some of the leading players in the Chilean accommodation sector, as they seek to maximise the tremendous growth opportunities being offered by the local market at the present time.
From Lowell, he's delivering Christmas cheer to poor Brazilian children
One of the sweetest sights for Philippe Cndido is a street filled with children, anxiously waiting for their presents and shouting "Feliz Natal!" on Christmas day.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Brazil Puts Future Airport Privatizations On Hold
Brazil's government, which has privatized five major airports in the past two years, has ruled out granting any more new concessions of this type for the time being, the civil aviation chief said Friday.
The Jersey Journal
U.S. National team will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany at World Cup
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Globe and Mail
Report on World Cup air traffic delays at odds with Brazil government view
Labourers work in the extensive renovations at Sao Paulo International airport in Guarulhos September 25, 2013.