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Video: Pole Dance World Cup takes place in Rio de Janeiro – 3News NZ

3News NZOver 150 pole dancers from around the world competed in the annual “Pole World Cup” in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Contestants from 36 countries climbed, gripped and did splits on poles during the three-day competition. Pole dancing may have started …Rio De Janeiro DiaryOutlookBrazil Hosts Annual Pole Dancing World Cup: Fitness Art Form […]

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World Cup Poses Blackout Risk to Rio de Janeiro’s Galeao Airport – Bloomberg

World Cup Poses Blackout Risk to Rio de Janeiro’s Galeao AirportBloombergThe biggest airport in Rio de Janeiro risks electricity shortages during the World Cup of soccer that begins in less than two months, according to Brazil’s civil aviation minister. “The only current risk is the Galeao airport,” Wellington Moreira … and more …read more Source: […]

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Ex-Brazilian president absolved in corruption case – Belleville News Democrat

Ex-Brazilian president absolved in corruption caseBelleville News DemocratRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s Supreme Court has absolved former President Fernando Collor de Mello in a corruption case that was among scandals that led to his impeachment more than 20 years ago. In a decision posted on its website Friday, the court cited … and more …read […]

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Security forces prepare for World Cup in a restive Brazil – Anchorage Daily News

Security forces prepare for World Cup in a restive BrazilAnchorage Daily NewsRIO DE JANEIRO — Drones, bomb-detecting robots, camera glasses, rubber bullets and sound and light grenades will all be at the ready if Brazilian police need them to quell disturbances during the FIFA World Cup. The Brazilian military also has a … and more […]

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Rio de Janeiro’s public safety director pledges ‘rigour’ in probe into slaying … – Canada.com

Canada.comFriends and neighbors of the late Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira pray before playing soccer in a plaza near the spot where Silva Pereira’s body was found in the Pavao Pavaozinho slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. On Tuesday … …read more Source: Rio De Janeiro News From Google News

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Security forces prepare for World Cup in a restive Brazil – MiamiHerald.com

Security forces prepare for World Cup in a restive BrazilMiamiHerald.comRIO DE JANEIRO — Drones, bomb-detecting robots, camera glasses, rubber bullets and sound and light grenades will all be at the ready if Brazilian police need them to quell disturbances during the FIFA World Cup. The Brazilian military also has a … and more …read more […]

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From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas … – Christian Science Monitor

From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas …Christian Science MonitorAs dusk falls on this tightly packed neighborhood set high above the ocean, the scene evokes Mediterranean Greece instead of one of Rio de Janeiro’s oldest favelas, ProvidĂȘncia. Skip to next paragraph. Whitney Eulich. Latin America Editor. Whitney … and more …read […]

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Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de Janeiro – Los Angeles Times

Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de JaneiroLos Angeles TimesAs if the organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics needed more bad news, angry residents have clashed with police in a slum not far from the planned site of the Games’ swimming events. Violence erupted in the Pavao-Pavaozinho neighborhood after … […]

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From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAs dusk falls on this tightly packed neighborhood set high above the ocean, the scene evokes Mediterranean Greece instead of one of Rio de Janeiro’s oldest favelas, ProvidĂȘncia. Skip to next paragraph. Whitney Eulich. Latin America Editor. Whitney …Rio’s favela violence spreads to tourist areas as the World Cup approachesThe Independent all 11 […]

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Violent protests break out in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach after dancer … – The Independent

Violent protests break out in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach after dancer …The Independent… store your email address(es) but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies. A A A. Email. In pictures: Violent protests break out in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach after […]

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1 person dies as violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach – CNN

CNNSao Paulo (CNN) — Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro’s beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night. One person was killed. Residents from the Pavao-Pavaozinho favela took to the …Brazil protesters in Rio clashes over dancer’s deathBBC NewsViolence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venuesTheNewsTribune.comViolent protests erupt […]

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Violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach – CNN International

CNN InternationalSao Paulo (CNN) — Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro’s beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night. Residents from the Pavao-Pavaozinho favela took to the streets of Copacabana …Brazil protesters in Rio clashes over dancer’s deathBBC NewsViolence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venuesBelleville News DemocratRio […]

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Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venues – Belleville News Democrat

Belleville News DemocratFirefighters put out a burning barricade during clashes at the Pavao Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Intense exchanges of gunfire, numerous blazes set alit and a shower of homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a …Rio Slum Residents Clash With PoliceWall Street JournalCopacabana in lockdown after violence […]

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Fitch: Economic Slowdown Challenges Brazilian Corporates’ Credit Profiles in … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Fitch: Economic Slowdown Challenges Brazilian Corporates’ Credit Profiles in …The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian companies will face a challenging environment in 2014 due to the national economic slowdown, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Fitch projects 1.9% and 2.5% of Brazilian GDP growth for 2014 and 2015, respectively, … […]

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Brazil investigators: death of ex-prez accidental – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s National Truth Commission said Tuesday that its investigation into the 1976 death of former President Juscelino Kubitschek turned up no evidence to support claims his fatal car accident was the work of the country’s then …Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidentalFresno Bee all 24 news articles …read more Source: Rio […]

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Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidental – Anchorage Daily News

Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidentalAnchorage Daily NewsRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s National Truth Commission says its probe into the 1976 death of former President Juscelino Kubitschek has shown no evidence to support claims that his fatal car crash was the work of the country’s then-military dictatorship. and more …read more Source: Rio De Janeiro […]

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Rio de Janeiro calls consultancy tender to prepare subway PPP – Business News Americas

Rio de Janeiro calls consultancy tender to prepare subway PPPBusiness News AmericasRio de Janeiro state government has called a 35.5mn-real (US$15.8mn) consultancy tender aimed at preparing a basic plan to build metro line 4 in state capital Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil, the state said in a procurement notice. The … and more …read […]

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A Look Inside Rio De Janeiro’s Oldest Favela, Threatened By Gentrification And … – Co.Exist

A Look Inside Rio De Janeiro’s Oldest Favela, Threatened By Gentrification And …Co.ExistNowhere is this more true than in Providencia, which at an age of over 100-years, is the oldest favela in Rio de Janeiro. The paradox of Providencia and many of the hillside favelas is that they feature breathtaking views of the city below. […]

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Rio de Janeiro: military operation against favelas – World War 4 Report

Rio de Janeiro: military operation against favelasWorld War 4 ReportBrazilian Military Police backed by Marine troops occupied the massive MarĂ© favela next to Rio de Janeiro’s Galeao international airport on March 31, allegedly without firing a shot. The aim was to secure one of the city’s most violent districts, long … …read more Source: Rio […]