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Mistaken for a Thief, Black Actor is 12 Days in Jail in Rio de Janeiro

In an episode of Everybody Hates Chris , the protagonist meets a police officer to describe the physical characteristics of a robbery suspect and has the distinct feeling that since it reports to the police takes up only a single … Continue reading

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Rio, Salvador Among Host Cities of Fifa Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

The matches of Fifa Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 are going to be disputed in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and Porto Alegre, announced today Brazilian TV Globo. The biggest and richest city of the country, … Continue reading

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Eximbank to Finance American Exports Aiming Brazil World Cup and Olympic Games

The president of the Eximbank, Fred Hochberg, affirmed today, 21, that the institution is going to lend US$ 1 billion for Brazilian companies involved in projects of the World Cup of 2014 and the Olympic games of 2016, informs Vinicius … Continue reading

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Obama May Bring 1,000 People During His Visit to Brazil

Over 1,000 American citizens asked Brazilian visa for accompany the visit of the President Barack Obama to the country, in March, 19 and 20. The group include 150 journalists, that are going to follow Obama in his meeting with the … Continue reading

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Researchers promise wine made from a tropical fruit

If you visit Brazil in the next years and will want to experience a typical beverage different from traditional caipirinha, is possible that the waiter offer a wine of umbu. It’s not a Brazilian grape that is going to compete … Continue reading

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Brazilian State of Alagoas as dangerous as most violent country in the world

The State of Alagoas had a homicides rate during the year of 2010 equivalent to El Salvador, considered the most violent country of the world. Across the last year, were recorded 71 murders by each 100,000 inhabitants in that Brazilian … Continue reading

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São Paulo creates special office for Fifa’s World Cup 2014

The mayor of São Paulo, Gilberto Kassab, announced today the creation of a special secretary in charge  for take care of the actions of the city for the World Cup of 2014.  São Paulo is favorite for carry out the … Continue reading

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