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1 hr ago | The News Tribune

Biggest security detail in Brazil history at final

Jose Mariano Beltrane, security secretary for the state of Rio de Janeiro, says the contingent will be the largest in Brazil's history with 9,300 Brazilian defense forces and at least 10,000 military police.

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3 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Vik Muniz Transforms Garbage from Rio de Janeiro Landfills into Stunning Works of Art

Artist Vik Muniz 's innovative photographs of carefully arranged garbage, chocolate , dirt, and wires can be found in contemporary art museums across the world.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

German government spokesman: Merkel and Putin may meet on sidelines of World Cup Final

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may hold brief talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when both attend the soccer World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, Merkel's spokesman said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Brazil

12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Di Maria racing time to be fit for World Cup final

Argentina's Angel di Maria walks into the pitch during a training session in Vespesiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Switched

'Turtle Boy,' Kid Born With Mole Covering 40% Of Body, Has New Hope Thanks To Fierce Advocates

New groundbreaking research is bringing long-awaited hope to a Colombian boy who was born with a rare skin condition whose cause, until now, has been a medical mystery.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Medicine

Food Industry

AAK acquires Colombian bakery fats firm FANAGRA

"This acquisition will reinforce AAK's speciality oils and fats strategy and offers a strong foothold in Colombia, the third largest GDP in Latin America."

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News Observer

Police plan to re-arrest Whelan in scalping case

Investigator Fabio Barucke told The Associated Press he was en route to the lavish Copacabana Palace hotel to again arrest Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Prison,

The Economist

Another north-south divide

IN THE past decade Brazil has grown richer and less unequal. Around 36m people were pulled out of extreme poverty; more children go to school and stay there for longer.

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Channelnewsasia.com

France warns of epidemic after chikungunya deaths

France's health minister warned Thursday of a serious epidemic in the Antilles and French Guiana after 33 deaths were reported in connection with the chikungunya virus.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, French Guiana

Suria

In Bolivia, silver mountain at risk of...

Cerro Rico, the fabled peak towering over the Bolivian city of Potosi that supplied silver to fund Spain's colonial empire, is at risk of collapse from overmining, putting thousands of workers in jeopardy.

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Connecticut Post

Brazilian women celebrate WCup bonanza of men

A woman from Brazil and a man from Argentina dance samba at the World Cup Fan Fest 2014, on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Curbed

Real Estate Death Match: Which Two Bedroom Condo Under $500K is Your Champion?

There's a fierce World Cup game on right now, so let's have an equally fierce Real Estate Death Match.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Real Estate

Hispanically Speaking

3 Seniors Die After Drinking Insecticide Thinking it was Alcohol in Bolivia

Three people died after drinking insecticide thinking it was alcohol in a town in southwestern Bolivia, a government official reported Tuesday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Starbucks, Nespresso fight to gain foothold in LatAm market

Colombia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of coffee, but two international brands are nevertheless aiming to gain a foothold in the key Latin American market.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel, Drink, Coffee

Channelnewsasia.com

Merkel to attend World Cup final in Rio

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck will attend the World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday to back the German side, Berlin said.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Germany, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Brazil

Sydney Morning Herald

Australians flee gunshots as Brazil loses

RAW VISION: fans watching the World Cup get caught in a stampede in Rio de Janeiro after robberies started occurring in the crowd.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thanh Nein News

In Latin America, Putin to counter Russia's growing isolation

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of the Presidential Council on Inter-Ethnic Relations in the Kremlin July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, World News, Brazil, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Cybercast News Service

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

A World Cup ticket scalping case has revived a reputation FIFA tries hard to fight, and threatens to stain a tournament which has been better than critics expected.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

A World Cup corporate hospitality executive suspected of involvement with a ticket-scalping ring was released from police custody early Tuesday and returned to work.

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NBC29

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

Donald Sterling, who's challenging his wife's $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, was ordered to testify after he skipped the opening of the case.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Train Disaster, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

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