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The Implications of the BRICS New Development Bank

In 2016, the world’s fastest growing economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, commonly abbreviated as the ‘BRICS’ countries, with South Africa being the latest addition to the group, will set up their own Development Bank. 1,185 more words


Previously Banned, Brazilian Funk Music Takes Center Stage

Emmanuelle Saliba – NBC News, 7/29/2014

American audiences recently got their first taste of a new – and contagious – Brazilian street dancing style that has evolved from music born in the slums of Rio de Janeiro decades ago. 102 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Brazilian Soccer Star Who Took Ukrainian Citizenship Gets Drafted to Fight for its Army

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Edmar Halowski de Lacerda, a 34-year-old Metalist Kharkiv player, admits to being ‘a bit nervous’ after Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov called the country’s male citizens to its defense. 285 more words


Comment Deadline Approaching for Brazil Allergen Labeling

Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA) published Consulta Pública n° 29 (Portuguese only) on allergen labeling for pre-packaged food. The deadline for comments is 18 August 2014. 27 more words

Allergen Labeling

IndigoVision celebrates security triumph at third consecutive World Cup

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has, of course, drawn to a close. Germany isn’t the only team that can look back on a successful tournament. 415 more words


Rock n' rollin' to Recife

It was to be possibly the last USA match, this one against Germany. I have a spot in my heart for the Germans as I lived there when I was younger (and also near to Kaiserslautern when they won in 98), so I always support them (secondly!) in the WC. 1,278 more words


Every Knee Shall Bow

We’ve had the joy of having our son Nathan visiting for the summer. His dream was to visit Rio de Janeiro so we planned to spend a day there after the World Cup tourist traffic died down. 236 more words