- VIDEO: Brazil's silent abortion dilemma
Julio Carneiro looks at why so many Brazilians still oppose the legalisation of abortion, despite a series of recent deaths.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:18 GMT.
- 'Time for a Brazilian football revolution'
Brazil’s top clubs have survived by selling stakes in their players but that must now change, writes Tim Vickery.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:47:23 GMT.
- ScienceTake: Marmosets Find Videos Educational, if Not Viral
Wild marmosets in the Brazilian forest can learn quite successfully from video demonstrations featuring other marmosets, Austrian scientists report.
By James Gorman. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:44:54 GMT.
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- Brazil's Neves long-shot for presidency
Brasilia (Brazil) (AFP) - While Brazil's financial sector would like to see social democrat Aecio Neves as president, voters are less keen and opinion polls give the senator and former state governor little hope.
Yahoo. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:09:43 -0400.
- Peru: Suspects Arrested in Killings of 4 Environmental Activists
Peru has arrested two loggers suspected of murdering four environmental activists to keep them from opposing timber extraction on native lands near the border with Brazil.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:24:15 GMT.
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- Turkey to face giant Brazil in Volleyball World Cup
Turkey’s national women’s volleyball team will meet heavyweight Brazil in the 2014 FIVB Women’s World Championship on Sept. 27, following a defeat to Bulgaria
Hurriyet. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:16:00 +0200.
- On The RiskMap Radar: Modi Visits DC, Russia's Oligarchs Bristle and Brazil Votes
LONDON – Longtime watchers of US diplomacy know that the White House typically discourages world leaders from taking a swing through Washington DC on the heels of the UN General Assembly session in New York each September. ...
By Control Risks. Forbes. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:22:00 GMT.
- LatAm: Oi drops out of 700 MHz auction in Brazil
In the wake of Telefónica’s acquisition of GVT in Brazil, mobile operator Oi said that it won’t bid in the country’s upcoming 700 MHz frequency band auction. Brazilian carriers had until Sept. ...
Roberta Prescott. RCR Wireless. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:11 +0000.
- Magna stock falls 4.7% after Brazil antitrust regulator visits local unit
Magna International shares tumbled the most in more than two years after the supplier said the offices of its Brazilian unit were visited in connection with an antitrust investigation.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:02:26 EST. Subscription required.
- Hot Topic--Mobile Messaging Markets in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
NEW YORK, Sept. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:02:00 EDT.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.
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