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CEO Of Brazil's "Goldman Sachs" Is Arrested

The arrest of Mr. Esteves, the most high-profile figure in Brazilian finance, takes the Petrobras probe to a whole new level and shows the depth and breadth of a scandal that’s engulfing Brazil’s political and corporate establishment… 1,154 more words

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Northeast Brazil: Drought threatens water-truck lifeline in parched northeast Brazil

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For the rural community of Pacheco in northeastern Brazil, the local school has never been so important. It is now the only place in the drought-stricken area that has water on tap. 933 more words


New life, a reason to give thanks

In the twelve years I’ve been the pastor at Central Baptist Church in Palmyra, the church has been through a great deal. We have lost members to death, moves, and transfer. 873 more words


Strong Aftershock Strikes Brazil

M6.7 aftershock occurs  SSW of Tarauaca, Brazil

The event, strongest of a dozen aftershocks to occur in the region, followed a powerful earthquake doublet that struck Peru-Brazil border region about 31 hours earlier… 60 more words

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Brazil: Black Friday stealing sales from Christmas

Black Friday in Brazil had a peculiar beginning – it started five years ago with online retailers only. Then, year by year, it entered the off-line world with physical stores adopting the event too. 289 more words




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Depth: 608 km

Distances: 703 km NE of Lima, Peru / pop: 7,737,002 / local time: 00:45:18.4 2015-11-26
339 km NW of Cobija, Bolivia / pop: 26,585 / local time: 01:45:18.4 2015-11-26… 10 more words

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Special Stop - Curitiba, Brazil

Next stop — Curitiba, Brazil.   A beautiful city of 700,000 people,  Curitiba is clean, busy with several college campuses, hospitals, great restaurants and charming people.  My host, Alex, his friends and extended family filled my days with sightseeing, laughter, cooking and great conversation.  671 more words