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Mail & Guardian
Brazil to cancel $900m debt to strengthen ties with Africa
Brazil has said it plans to cancel $900-million worth of debt in 12 African countries, as part of a broader strategy to boost ties with the continent.
Fri May 24, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines completes all Preparations to Start Services to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all the ground work to add South America, the fifth continent in its route network, with the launching of new services to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Thu May 23, 2013
The White House
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Log Cabin Democrat
CSO goes back to school
Conway Symphony Orchestra musicians Darby BeDell and Dan Cline bring music to students in Sherrie Richardson's music class at Carolyn Lewis Elementary School in Conway.
Banks set limits to combat 'dollar Colonia'
Stock agents in Buenos Aires explained, 'The major banks operating in the country could announce in the next few hours that there will be limit to withdrawals of foreign currency with credit card abroad'. Financial institutions would be granted a nod to the Government in its attempt to combat the so-called 'dollar Colonia', ie Argentines travel to ... (more)
Government of Brazil cancels plan to purchase slave labor from Cuba's dictatorship
I am sure Brazil's decision to cancel the purchase of slave labor from Cuba has less to do with morality and more to do with internal politics, but we are happy the end result is the same.
Amazon gives its Kindle Fire HD tablets a June 13 release date in 170 more countries
Amazon has announced it's about to launch the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets in more than 170 countries worldwide, with pre-orders beginning today.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
CAMS North students hear world traveler's account of South America
As David Kuch circumnavigated South America from January through April, he was updating about 800 followers on his experiences anytime he could get Internet access and send an email.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Real Estate News: Investors Brave Loans That Fly Solo
House of the Day : At first glance, this home looks like another stately 19th-century Brooklyn home, but it was completed less than a decade ago as a modern mansion with a historic feel.
The Miami Herald
In bloc-happy Latin America, the Pacific Alliance hopes to stand out
Latin America is fond of carving itself up into an alphabet soup of regional trading blocs and political configurations.
Uruguay Launches First "Zero Emissions" Pure-Electric Buses
The ceremony was the culmination of an Electric Bus contract announced last year and was attended by President Mujica, Roberto Kreimerman Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining, Mrs.
Mon May 20, 2013
Domino's Brazil Tests Smellvision in DVDs
If you're traveling in Brazil, pop in a DVD and find yourself crazing pizza, then Domino's has you right where they want you.
Fri May 17, 2013
Marshall Zelaznik Reveals Why The UFC Will Visit Smaller Brazilian Cities
Marshall Zelaznik Reveals Why The UFC Will Visit Smaller Brazilian Cities Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.16.2013 Fans will show up... UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik has told MMA Junkie just why the UFC has decided to hold UFC on FX 8 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, a city so little-known that he had to tell the UFC's Brazilian partners were it was.
IHT Rendezvous: This Week in the Global Arts Guide
"Cai Guo-Qiang: Da Vincis do Povo," his latest over-the-top roadshow, is traversing Brazil, with the current stop taking over one of the busiest intersections in Sao Paulo, as well as the interiors two cultural institutions.
Thu May 16, 2013
Medical News Today
Critical Need For Intervention For Brazil's Crack Users
A Brazilian investigative team, collaborating with a Simon Fraser University researcher, is citing an urgent need for targeted interventions among young crack users in cities throughout Brazil, identified as the world's biggest crack market, and further research to better address the problem.
Wed May 15, 2013
Department of Commerce
Greeley and Hansen Plans to Increase Infrastructure Export Opportunities in Latin America
ED Note: Greeley and Hansen is a global leader in developing innovative engineering, architecture, and management solutions for a wide array of complex water, wastewater, and water-related infrastructure challenges.
Jui Kretzu has been appointed General Manager at Grace Beijing, China
The award-winning Grace Hotels has announced the appointment of Jui Kretzu as General Manager of Grace Beijing.
The Rio Times
Visiting Top Hostels in Salvador
To keep up with the ever-growing multitude of backpackers that flood Salvador, the capital of Bahia state and Brazil's second biggest tourist destination, the city has seen an impressive increase in the number of hostels over the past few years.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Indian Express
That man from Rio
During his relentless travel around the world over the past few weeks, seeking support for his candidature, the newly named director general of the World Trade Organisation , Brazil's Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo would have realised that the world is far more complicated than most imagine it to be.