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Gender-bending insect species discovered in Brazil - CBS News

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Gender-bending insect species discovered in Brazil
CBS News
A cave specialist at the Federal University of Lavras in Brazil, Ferreira collected the bugs in the caves of eastern Brazil in 2010 and sent them on to a lab at the Museum of the City of Geneva in Switzerland, where Charles Lienhard quickly determined ...
'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have PenisesNPR (blog)
Female Insects with Penis-like Sex Organs Discovered in BrazilInternational Business Times UK
Brazil's Neotrogla insect shows first case of sex reversalNEWS.com.au
New Scientist -Latin Post
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Brazil's drought has resulted in an increase in the price of coffee - South China Morning Post

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Brazil's drought has resulted in an increase in the price of coffee
South China Morning Post
"It will be interesting to see how weather in Brazil, the largest world producer, might influence global coffee prices so much," says Daniel. "Funnily enough, last year was the opposite - it was fine weather, but the consumer did not see the price of ...
Coffee Soars 8.1% as Brazil Crop's Drought Damage Seen ExpandingBloomberg
Coffee Surges on Renewed Concern About CropABC News

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With Brazil's Petrobras under fire for corruption, have Brazilians had enough? - Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science Monitor

With Brazil's Petrobras under fire for corruption, have Brazilians had enough?
Christian Science Monitor
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's leading Worker's Party is under intense scrutiny this week amid Senate hearings and mounting allegations of corruption at Petrobras, the state-run oil company. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories ...

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A guide to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil tickets - Fifa.com

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:33pm

Fifa.com

A guide to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil tickets
Fifa.com
In the eyes of many football fans, FIFA World Cup™ tickets are prized possessions that become genuine collectors' items at end of the tournament. The design of tickets and the language they are printed in conjure up memories of the host nation and the ...
FIFA Tweet 1st Look at 2014 World Cup Match Tickets for BrazilBleacher Report
Brazil 2014: Football is quickly losing its humanitySportskeeda (blog)
Brazil asks for free offsets to 'green' 2014 FIFA World CupResponding to Climate Change
Evening Standard -Hot Time In Old Town (blog)
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Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of election - Reuters

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:33pm

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Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of election
Reuters
Rousseff's popularity recovered last year from massive protests over the lack of adequate public services, a high cost of living and expensive stadiums built for the soccer World Cup Brazil will host in June, when more demonstrations are expected.
INTERVIEW-Brazil's Campos targets taxes, Petrobras to boost economyReuters UK
Disapproval of Rousseff Government Rises Before Brazil VoteBloomberg
Brazil's leader holds wide lead six months from election: surveyYahoo News
India.com
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How Racism, Violence, And Finances Plague Brazil's Talented Soccer Stars - Business Insider

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:28pm

How Racism, Violence, And Finances Plague Brazil's Talented Soccer Stars
Business Insider
"With the players who are produced here, Brazil ought to have the best league in the world," according to Dutch star Clarence Seedorf, who this year became coach at AC Milan after playing for Rio side Botafogo. The prestige of Brazilian football is ...

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Murders soar in Brazil World Cup city during police strike - Reuters UK

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:56am

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Murders soar in Brazil World Cup city during police strike
Reuters UK
At least 39 homicides were committed during the two-day strike in and around the north-eastern city of Salvador that added to fears about Brazil's ability to ensure public safety during the global football tournament. Violence swept the city after ...
Brazil police strike ends after looting, 39 deathsYahoo News
Brazil police strike ends in Bahia amid troop deploymentBBC News
Brazil Sends Troops to Calm City of Salvador After Police Hold StrikeWall Street Journal

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Brazil's Campos targets taxes, Petrobras to boost economy - Reuters

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:41am

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Brazil's Campos targets taxes, Petrobras to boost economy
Reuters
In a wide-ranging interview, Campos defended those and other reforms championed by Brazil's business community, which has largely soured on left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff after three-plus years of slow economic growth. Recent polls show ...
Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of electionReuters UK
Disapproval of Rousseff Government Rises Before Brazil VoteBloomberg
Brazil promises secure FIFA World CupIndia.com
Chicago Tribune
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UPDATE 2-Brazil jobless rate drops in March as fewer people seek work - Reuters

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:46am

UPDATE 2-Brazil jobless rate drops in March as fewer people seek work
Reuters
Brazil's jobless rate remains one of the lowest among major economies and very near a record low, boosting President Dilma Rousseff's chances of getting re-elected in October. A key reason why the unemployment rate has remained so low despite weak ...
Brazil unemployment surprises with drop to 5%MarketWatch
Brazil Unemployment Rate Unexpectedly Eases In MarchRTT News
Brazil Mid-April IPCA-15 Inflation +0.78% Versus +0.73% Mid-MarchWall Street Journal
MSN Money
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World's Biggest Brazil Nut: Soccer Fan Has Worn Nothing But National Team ... - Fox News Latino

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:37am

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World's Biggest Brazil Nut: Soccer Fan Has Worn Nothing But National Team ...
Fox News Latino
Nelson Paviotti, a Brazilian attorney, really wanted his home soccer team to win the World Cup – so much so that he made a unusual pledge: If Brazil won, he'd wear the team colors for the rest of his life. Brazil did win, and Paviotti stuck to his ...
Top 10 Highest Paid Brazilian FootballersHamroFootball

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Will Brazil Pay Big Price for Stubborn Luiz Felipe Scolari Picking Favourites? - Bleacher Report

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:23am

Bleacher Report

Will Brazil Pay Big Price for Stubborn Luiz Felipe Scolari Picking Favourites?
Bleacher Report
Great credit must be given to Luiz Felipe Scolari for the way he has transformed the fortunes of the Brazilian national side. After a slow start in the early months of 2013, his record from the Confederations Cup onwards is outstanding. The Selecao ...

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:45am

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril
Bloomberg
Brazil may see a mass migration of crops and farm workers from huge swaths of currently tillable lands to more temperate zones as global warming takes hold, according to leading climate experts in the country. Longtime Brazilian climate researcher ...

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Cupuaçu: Brazil's new alternative to chocolate - The Guardian

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:34pm

The Guardian

Cupuaçu: Brazil's new alternative to chocolate
The Guardian
So my ears pricked up when I heard about a new Brazilian "chocolate" that didn't contain any cocoa at all. Far from being a cheap, artificial candy, this is a gourmet product, made using the beans of the tangy cupuaçu fruit, from the same plant family ...

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Review - IGN

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:31pm

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Review
IGN
Though there are tweaks to FIFA's core mechanics, it's the presentation that makes 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil a souvenir piece worth bringing home. You'll see tickertape celebrations, flashy idents and low camera swoops over authentically rendered ...

Kaka Has World Cup Finals Chance with Brazil, but Damage May Already Be ... - Bleacher Report

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:21pm

Bleacher Report

Kaka Has World Cup Finals Chance with Brazil, but Damage May Already Be ...
Bleacher Report
Just last Saturday, with 60 days to go until the start of the 2014 World Cup, I was asked by Bleacher Report to predict Luiz Felipe Scolari's 23-man squad for the competition that Brazil will host this summer. Given the stability that Scolari has ...
Filipe: Brazil team more competitiveFootball Espana
Luis: Spain easier to represent than BrazilSBS
Brazil full-back Filipe Luis says it'd be easier to play in the World Cup with ...Sambafoot.com
MARCA.com
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Brazil Has A Lot Riding On Its World Cup Team's Outcome - NPR

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:17pm

Brazil Has A Lot Riding On Its World Cup Team's Outcome
NPR
Listen to the Story. Morning Edition. 4 min 46 sec. Playlist; Download. Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms ...

Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics - Yahoo Sports

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:16pm

Yahoo Sports

Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics
Yahoo Sports
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time.
Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budgetUSA TODAY
In Brazil, Usual Olympics Worry With Unusual ValidityNew York Times

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Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics - Reuters

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:10pm

Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics
Reuters
The budget covers 27 projects in urban development and public transport, including 8 billion reais for a newly added fourth metro line for Rio, Brazil's congested second largest city, where getting around town is an ordeal. Other initially envisaged ...
Brazil's £6.39bn 2016 infrastructure budgetEyewitness News
Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for RioYahooXtra Blogs (blog)

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Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget - USA TODAY

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:43am

Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget
USA TODAY
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio ...

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Brazil's Anti-FIFA Protests: Not Little, But Definitely Late - Forbes

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:31am

Forbes

Brazil's Anti-FIFA Protests: Not Little, But Definitely Late
Forbes
As ironic as it may sound, the kingpin of FIFA World Cup soccer has managed to stage the biggest anti-FIFA protests ever. This is Brazil, land of contrasts, where a small five cent bus fare hike last June turned into a hate fest against all that was ...
Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 59New York Times
World Cup 2014: Despite Delays, 'Brazil Will Be Well-Done Cup,' Says FIFA ChiefFox News Latino
FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker AlbumFifa.com
Soccerlens -GamesRadar -New Vision
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