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Vale chief executive ousted as Brazil seeks new blood - The Sydney Morning Herald

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 8:05pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

Vale chief executive ousted as Brazil seeks new blood
The Sydney Morning Herald
Brazil is moving to cast off the last shackles of government influence at iron-ore giant Vale SA -- but not before replacing the chief executive with someone more politically palatable. Murilo Ferreira's six-year contract won't be renewed when it ...

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Less skin, more God and no racism: How Brazil's left and right want to change Carnaval - The Sydney Morning Herald

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 3:00pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

Less skin, more God and no racism: How Brazil's left and right want to change Carnaval
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rio de Janeiro: You've seen the images of Brazilian Carnaval. A sea of people in the streets, oiled-up women samba-dancing at lightning speed and packs of trumpets, trombones and drums blasting out singalong songs. But this year, the annual tradition ...

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Carnival Opens in Brazil

NY Times - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 2:48pm
Brazil kicked off its first night of Carnival on Friday. While Rio de Janeiro held large festivities, smaller cities opted to forgo the annual celebration in light of the current recession.

Carnival in Brazil: Who competes and how are parades judged - The Mercury News

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 12:56pm

The Mercury News

Carnival in Brazil: Who competes and how are parades judged
The Mercury News
Dancers from the Academicos do Tatuape samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, early Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Expand. By The Associated Press |. PUBLISHED: February 25, 2017 at 2:56 ...
Time for Carnival! Celebrations kick off across Brazil but it's all too racy for Rio's new bishop mayor who SKIPS ...Daily Mail
Carnival Could Inject $1.8b Into Brazil's Struggling EconomyTravelPulse
Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full strideReuters
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Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride - Reuters

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 8:30am

Reuters

Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride
Reuters
São Paulo, Brazil's business capital, also hit its Carnival stride as scores of street parties clogged traffic and sent drunken and costumed revelers into streets, adding to an acumen that has been in growing in recent years. Over 38 parties should hit ...
Time for Carnival! Celebrations kick off across Brazil but it's all too racy for Rio's new bishop mayor who SKIPS ...Daily Mail
Carnival in Brazil: Who competes and how are parades judgedThe Mercury News
Carnival Could Inject $1.8b Into Brazil's Struggling EconomyTravelPulse
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Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back - New York Times

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 8:07am

New York Times

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back
New York Times
In the Brazilian Amazon, the world's largest rain forest, deforestation rose in 2015 for the first time in nearly a decade, to nearly two million acres from August 2015 to July 2016. That is a jump from about 1.5 million acres a year earlier and just ...

Brazil legend Ronaldo cuts slimmer figure as former star shows he's surprisingly good at tennis - Mirror.co.uk

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:53am

Mirror.co.uk

Brazil legend Ronaldo cuts slimmer figure as former star shows he's surprisingly good at tennis
Mirror.co.uk
Former Real Madrid and Brazil striker Ronaldo has shown off his slimmer figure and surprisingly good tennis skills in a new video. The 40-year-old, who previously guided Real Madrid to two La Liga titles and Brazil to two World Cups, has been out of ...

Top 10 Brazilian prospects to watch in 2017 - MMA Fighting

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 6:03am

Top 10 Brazilian prospects to watch in 2017
MMA Fighting
There are more than hundred Brazilian fighters signed with the UFC and Bellator today, and the list of talents coming out of the country seems endless. In 2016, MMA Fighting listed the top 10 prospects to watch for last year, and six of those athletes ...

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Brazil defender Marquinhos confirms PSG contract talks underway - ESPN FC

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 5:24am

ESPN FC

Brazil defender Marquinhos confirms PSG contract talks underway
ESPN FC
Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has confirmed he is in negotiations with the French champions over a new contract. Since David Luiz returned to Chelsea earlier in the season, the Brazil international has formed a solid central defensive ...

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Twitter sees growth in Brazil - ZDNet

Google - Brazil - Sat, 02/25/2017 - 3:31am

ZDNet

Twitter sees growth in Brazil
ZDNet
Twitter has reported a 30 percent boost in advertising revenue in Brazil last year helped by digital marketing interest around the Olympic Games and rising smartphone uptake locally. Despite posting its slowest quarterly revenue growth since it went ...

Yellow fever – Brazil: Disease Outbreak News, 24 February 2017 - ReliefWeb

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:04pm

Yellow fever – Brazil: Disease Outbreak News, 24 February 2017
ReliefWeb
From 1 December 2016 to 22 February 2017, a total of 1336 cases of yellow fever infection (292 confirmed, 920 suspected, and 124 discarded), including 215 deaths (101 confirmed, 109 suspected, 5 discarded), have been detected in six states (Bahia, ...

Brazil's Indigenous Push for Amazon Land Rights as Carnival Kicks Off - Voice of America

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 5:42pm

Voice of America

Brazil's Indigenous Push for Amazon Land Rights as Carnival Kicks Off
Voice of America
Sonia Guajajara (L), coordinator of the Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil, and other indigenous leaders participate in the press conference given by the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school, whose theme this year pays homage to the ...
Dozens of cities across Brazil are canceling CarnivalPRI
Carnival kicks off in Brazil with parades, street parties and security fearsDeutsche Welle
Murders, brutal riots... and SAMBA! Pre-carnival parties kick off as Brazil battles a cocktail of crises including ...Daily Mail
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'Made in Paraguay' — a Cheaper Label for Some Brazilian Manufacturers - Voice of America

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 5:13pm

Voice of America

'Made in Paraguay' — a Cheaper Label for Some Brazilian Manufacturers
Voice of America
When toymaker Estrela decided to move manufacturing capacity back to Latin America from China, it sank $2 million into a new factory not in its native Brazil - the region's largest economy - but in its tiny southern neighbor Paraguay. The plant, which ...
Brazilian Companies Are Outsourcing to Paraguay — Here's WhyteleSUR English

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Brazil's Carnival Kicks Off With Parades, Street Parties - Voice of America

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:19pm

Voice of America

Brazil's Carnival Kicks Off With Parades, Street Parties
Voice of America
Revelers all over Brazil were getting Carnival celebrations started Friday, taking to the streets to dance samba, drink beer and other spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal ...
Time for Carnival! Celebrations kick off across Brazil but it's all too racy for Rio's new bishop mayor who SKIPS ...Daily Mail
Dozens of cities across Brazil are canceling CarnivalPRI
Carnival kicks off in Brazil despite recession, security woesReuters
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Brazil faces almost lost decade due to crisis: economists - Reuters

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:57pm

Brazil faces almost lost decade due to crisis: economists
Reuters
SÃO PAULO Brazil is likely to suffer nearly a lost decade of economic development with living standards not returning to pre-crisis levels until around 2022, economists said on Friday. Brazil's slow recovery from its worst-ever recession means it will ...

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Brazil faces almost lost decade due to crisis: economists - Reuters

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:48pm

Brazil faces almost lost decade due to crisis: economists
Reuters
SÃO PAULO Brazil is likely to suffer nearly a lost decade of economic development with living standards not returning to pre-crisis levels until around 2022, economists said on Friday. Brazil's slow recovery from its worst-ever recession means it will ...

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Mexico Eyes Brazil Farm Products as Hedge on Trump Threat - Agriculture.com

Google - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:30am

Agriculture.com

Mexico Eyes Brazil Farm Products as Hedge on Trump Threat
Agriculture.com
BRASILIA, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Amid trade tensions with the United States, Mexico plans to send a delegation next month to visit Brazilian corn, beef, chicken and soy producers as an alterative to U.S. suppliers, its representative in Brazil said on Friday.

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Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

NY Times - Brazil - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:46am
A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.