Ceara, Brazil Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. UPDATE 2-Brazil police launch new agribusiness inspection probesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Reuters

    Brazilian federal police on Tuesday opened two separate investigations into whether certain food companies improperly received favorable treatment from the country's Agriculture Ministry, the latest probe ensnaring the country's agribusiness sector. The probes into whether inspection procedures were eased in favor of unspecified meatpacking, dairy and other food companies come two months after sector leaders JBS SA and BRF SA were rocked by allegations of alleged corruption and bribes targeting food sanitation inspectors.

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  2. Gastelum Gets Reduced Sanction for Positive Marijuana Test After Completing USADA Drug ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Sherdog

    Kelvin Gastelum will be eligible to return to active competition in approximately one month's time after completing a USADA approved drug awareness and management program. Gastelum tested positive for marijuana metabolites in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil.

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  3. UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum suspended for failed drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KLMS-AM Lincoln

    UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been suspended for three months after testing positive for marijuana metabolites around the time he fought Vitor Belfort in Fortaleza, Brazil, two months ago. Gastelum failed a drug test shortly after a first-round knockout win over Vitor Belfort on March 12. The Brazilian Superior Justice Court of MMA overturned his win and fined Gastelum 20 percent of his undisclosed purse.

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  4. Kelvin Gastelum 'devastated' to have missed out on Anderson ...Read the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    MMA 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Mixed Martial Arts as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on MMA 101.

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  5. Actis, State Power Said to Vie for Brazil Wind ProjectsRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The U.K. private equity company Actis LLP and China's State Power Investment Corp. are among suitors bidding for 706 megawatts of wind farms from Brazilian developer Casa dos Ventos Energias Renovaveis SA, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The companies have already submitted offers and a deal will probably be concluded this month, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter isn't public.

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  6. Kelvin Gastelum 'devastated' to have missed out on Anderson Silva ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | MMAFighting.com

    The 25-year-old fighter was suspended by the Brazilian MMA Sports Court for three months after testing positive for cannabis in a sample collected on the day of his main event bout with Vitor Belfort on March 11 in Fortaleza, Brazil. As a consequence of the failed drug test, Gastelum's impressive finish over Belfort was converted into a "no contest" and he was also docked 20 percent of his purse, which he says cost him nearly $100,000.

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  7. Brazil Residential Real Estate Sale Prices Remain Stable in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Rio Times

    According to the latest FipeZAP Index, which tracks residential real estate sale prices in Brazil's twenty biggest cities, prices remained relatively stable in April, registering a marginal decline of 0.01 percent compared to March. Rio's upscale neighborhoods of Leblon and Ipanema still have the highest residential real estate prices in Brazil, photo by Fernando Maia/RioTur.

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  8. Gastelum-Belfort Declared No-Contest; Gastelum Suspended 90 Days, Fined 20 Percent of PurseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Sherdog

    Kelvin Gastelum is still adamant that he wants a fight with middleweight legend Anderson Silva , but for now, he's had his win over Vitor Belfort taken away. Gastelum and Brazilian MMA Sports Tribunal , the judicial body of the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission , have entered into a plea agreement that will see the "Ultimate Fighter 17" winner suspended for 90 days, fined 20 percent of his fight purse and his March 11 victory over Belfort overturned to a no-contest.

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  9. More on PlusRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Rick Steves' Europe "Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna" Rick visits three great cities. Padua is famed for its university, Giotto frescoes, and pilgrim-packed Basilica.

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  10. In The Americas with David YetmanRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru.

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  11. Five Star Diamonds Limited: Catalao Diamond Project UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Market Wire

    Five Star Diamonds Limited is very pleased to provide the following update on recent activities in Brazil. This has highlighted the potential for a commercial operation within the oxide zones of the Cat1A, Cat1B and Cat1C kimberlite pipes.

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  12. Postmortem Findings for 7 Neonates with Congenital Zika Virus InfectionRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Findings confirmed virus neurotropism and multiple organ infection. From the discovery of Zika virus in Uganda in 1947 through 2007, when an outbreak occurred on Yap Island, Micronesia, only sporadic cases of human infection had been reported .

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  13. Our Choking SeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    I spent last week's Spring break with my family in a remote spot on the Northeastern coast of Brazil. It's so remote, in fact, that there are no access roads to speak of: To get there, you drive about 200 miles from Fortaleza, the capital of CearA state, and then tackle the last 25 miles or so on very rough, sand roads.

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  14. Rationale and methods of a cluster-randomized controlled trial to...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Background: Interventions on adolescents lifestyle are important, but the main mechanisms that explain the changes on lifestyle are unclear.

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  15. WB: Fortaleza to revitalize urban and coastal areasRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    More than 300,000 residents of Fortaleza, capital of the Brazilian state of CearaI , will benefit from a US$73.3 million loan approved today by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors for the Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project . This operation will help improve planning and access to basic public services for the poor, reduce the municipality's vulnerability to climate change and natural disasters, and help address challenges such as lack of quality public spaces, pollution, and limited investment capacity.

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  16. Editors Choice PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Reuters

    Masked police stand on top of their vehicle on the Champs Elysees Avenue after a policemen was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Masked police stand on top of their vehicle on the Champs Elysees Avenue after a policemen was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris.

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  17. Today in Pictures, April 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Straits Times

    Terror attack in Paris, France, Commercial Affairs Department officers raids football clubs in Singapore, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. Masked police stand on top of their vehicle on the Champs Elysees Avenue after a policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident in Paris, France, April 20, 2017.

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  18. Brazil Improves to 27th Ranking in 2017 Global Tourism ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Rio Times

    A report by the World Economic Forum shows that in a list of 136 countries, Brazil appears first in potential natural resources, but loses competitiveness in almost all the other thirteen items listed. In the overall ranking, it is listed at 27th, an improvement of just one from the 2015 list.

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  19. Couple crosses Atlantic Ocean in Chinese-made aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Zhang Xinyu pilots a Y-12 aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean from Fortaleza, Brazil, to Playa, Cape Verde, along with Liang Hong, his wife. They wear oxygen masks to deal with altitude sickness.

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  20. New probe into six of the 2014 World Cup stadiums built in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The China Post

    An investigation of Brazil's biggest constructor found new evidence of possible corruption in the building and financing of half of the 2014 World Cup stadiums. Plea bargain testimonies from Odebrecht executives published on Wednesday by Brazil's top court indicated irregularities in six arenas: The Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the final, the new Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, and in Brasilia, Recife, Fortaleza, and Manaus.

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