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Travel: Weekend in Rio de Janeiro

Once it was confirmed that we’d be going to August this month, we had to cancel a trip to Wrightsville Beach we’d planned for our first wedding anniversary. 392 more words

Imaging Brazil 2006: 06/53 (Belo Horizonte, MG)

A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts).

IMAGING BRAZIL 2005 (Complete overview of 47 photographs) 381 more words


BR Partners Offers Debt Restructuring as Brazil Stalls

Cristiane Lucchesi and Jonathan Levin – Bloomberg, 8/27/2014

BR Advisory Partners Participacoes SA, the investment bank and asset-management firm founded by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s former Brazil chief executive officer, is creating a debt-restructuring advisory business as the country’s economy stalls. 118 more words

Trade, Economy And Development

Dilma Rousseff and Marina Silva in 'weak' Brazil TV debate stalemate

Donna Bowater – The Telegraph, 8/27/2014

The first televised debate between Brazil’s presidential candidates ended without a clear winner in an exchange that was criticised for lacking substance. 56 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Global garbage burning polluting skies beyond what is reported: study

NEW DELHI – Rampant trash-burning is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air than governments are reporting, according to a scientific study estimating more than 40 per cent of the world’s garbage is burned. 745 more words


Alerting all single males: This town is entirely made up of 'extremely attractive' women - and they're appealing for men

It’s the kind of news that could make Don Juan feel faint.

A Brazilian town that is entirely made up of young, ‘extremely attractive’ women has made an appeal – for single men. 314 more words


Complexo do Alemão

Two girls are playing with their dolls in an empty building at the top of the Favela “Complexo do Alemão” in Northern Rio de Janeiro.