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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Business - Government and Consumers to Cover R$12 Billion Hole in Energy Sector - 14/03/2014

The government announced yesterday that Brazil's energy providers will need a bailout of more than R$12 billion (USD $5 billion) this year in order to balance their books.
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Brazilian brew

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From Brazilian canes to American cars “WE'VE been waiting for this news for more than 30 years,” crows Marcos Jank, the president of UNICA, the Brazilian...
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Repression Accused at World Cup Protests in São Paulo

Repression Accused at World Cup Protests in São Paulo | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Lawyers from a trade group in São Paulo have concluded that ther
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EU, Brazil mull plan to skirt US spying

EU, Brazil mull plan to skirt US spying | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Brazil and the European Union agreed on Monday (24 February) to lay an
undersea communications cable from Lisbon to Fortaleza to reduce Brazil's
reliance on the United States after Washington spied on Brasilia.
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Why Rio Has Turned Against the Olympics and the World Cup » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Why Rio Has Turned Against the Olympics and the World Cup » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Why Rio Has Turned Against the Olympics and the World Cup
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Brazil Slashes R$44 Billion from 2014 Budget: Daily

Brazil Slashes R$44 Billion from 2014 Budget: Daily | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Ministry of Finance has announced that they will cut R$4
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - What Folha Thinks - 19/02/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - What Folha Thinks - 19/02/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
In times of demonstrations and in an election-year, find out what are main views embraced by Folha:
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Brazil Announces R$143B in Urban Transportation

Brazil Announces R$143B in Urban Transportation | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The government in Brazil is to make urban mass transit – and espec
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - 2014 World Cup - Government in Talks with Groups that Oppose World Cup, Says Minister - 11/02/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - 2014 World Cup - Government in Talks with Groups that Oppose World Cup, Says Minister - 11/02/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
The chief minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Gilberto Carvalho, said on Monday (Feb. 10) that the federal government is sending representatives to World Cup host cities to talk with protesters opposed to the event.
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"The chief minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Gilberto Carvalho, said on Monday (Feb. 10) that the federal government is sending representatives to World Cup host cities to talk with protesters opposed to the event.

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The best shops in Rio de Janeiro: an insiders' guide-Telegraph

The best shops in Rio de Janeiro: an insiders' guide-Telegraph | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Four Cariocas renowned in their respective fields – art, design, food and style – present their specialist guides to the best shops in Rio.

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The World Cup matters, but Brazil is the last place in the world that should host it.

The World Cup matters, but Brazil is the last place in the world that should host it. | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Brazilians can blame it on FIFA all they want, but it’s really Brazil’s own fault.
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - 2014 World Cup - Fearing Boos, Blatter and Dilma Will Not Speak at World Cup Opening - 12/03/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - 2014 World Cup - Fearing Boos, Blatter and Dilma Will Not Speak at World Cup Opening - 12/03/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
FIFA has decided to cut the World Cup opening speeches of their rep, Joseph Blatter, and President Dilma Rousseff, for fear that the two could be the target of boos as they were in the Confederations Cup.
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - President Rousseff's Voters Are Poorer and Have Less Schooling - 03/03/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - President Rousseff's Voters Are Poorer and Have Less Schooling - 03/03/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
The average Brazilian voter in 2014 is between 25 and 34 years old, has a high school education and a low monthly family income – up to R$ 1,448 (US$ 618).
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Support for Wave of Protests has Collapsed, Reveals Datafolha - 24/02/2014

Support for Wave of Protests has Collapsed, Reveals Datafolha - 24/02/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
The wave of protests that swept the country starting in June has reached its lowest level of support among Brazilians, according to research from Datafolha.
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The Foreign Policy Agenda Vacuum

The Foreign Policy Agenda Vacuum | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
The news that President Dilma Rousseff had decided to go back and decided to "uncancel" her presence at the Summit with the European Union in Brussels, 24, was received with a huge sigh of relief.
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AngloINFO Rio de Janeiro: living in and moving to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

AngloINFO Rio de Janeiro: living in and moving to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Comprehensive, independent, accurate and up-to-date information on every aspect of life in Rio de Janeiro, from the definitive English-language guide to Rio de Janeiro.
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Business - Brazil Must Overtake US and Lead Soya Production, Says Ministry - 12/02/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Business - Brazil Must Overtake US and Lead Soya Production, Says Ministry - 12/02/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
The Ministry for Agriculture announced on Tuesday 11 that Brazil must overtake the United States and become the world´s leading soya producer. The announcement was made during President Dilma Rousseff´s visit to the region of Mato Grosso.
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Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - Cameraman Hit by Firework During Protest Dies in Rio - 10/02/2014

Folha de S.Paulo - Internacional - En - Brazil - Cameraman Hit by Firework During Protest Dies in Rio - 10/02/2014 | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Rio de Janeiro's Municipal Secretary of Health confirmed on Monday morning that the cameraman Santiago Ilídio Andrade, 49, has been confirmed as clinically brain dead.
Aleksandrina Georgieva's insight:

"Andrade was hit in the head by a firework lit by a protestor during a demonstration against price increases on the buses in Rio de Janeiro. A single journey in the city now costs R$3 (USD $1.25)."

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Brazil by Bus | Expat in Brazil

Brazil by Bus | Expat in Brazil | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
Expatbrazil welcomes Greg. In his first post he helps you travel Brazil by bus. He's done the research to make your trip planning easier.

Via expatbrazil.co.uk
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Brazil’s social development minister describes how country cut poverty | Latino Times

Brazil’s social development minister describes how country cut poverty | Latino Times | Beyond Brazil - Brasil Alem | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Brazil is confronting numerous challenges this year, from international investors fleeing developing nations to the slowing economy in China — a major trade partner — to local protests over Brazil’s preparations to host the World Cup in June.
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