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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks dip as Ukraine offsets Bradesco profit

Brazilian stocks edged lower on Thursday as geopolitical tension in Ukraine offset a surge in banking shares, which followed Bradesco's higher-than-expected first-quarter profit. Investors' appetite for ...
After Rally, Brazil ETF Finally Gets Some Cash

- 2 hours earlier @ finance.yahoo.com: Since emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds put in a bottom on Feb. 3, the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ) has surged nearly 24%, making it the top performer among the four major ...

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Brazil's Osama Bin Laden-themed bars

Sao Paulo's Osama Bin Laden-themed bar, and its lookalike owner, could appeal to England fans this summer

After Rally, Brazil ETF Finally Gets Some Cash

Since emerging markets stocks and exchange traded funds put in a bottom on Feb. 3, the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWZ) has surged nearly 24%, making it the top performer among the four major ...

Coffee prices skyrocket after Brazil drought

Fortune (blog): The culprit: a severe drought in Brazil, the origin of roughly a third of the world's coffee. The dry spell has wreaked havoc on this year's harvest of Arabica beans, which are used for the vast majority of global coffee production. "They had a big ...

Brazil investigates possible mad cow case

Brazil is investigating a potential case of atypical mad cow disease, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday, just over a year after several countries banned Brazilian beef imports when a similar case of the disease was confirmed. Laboratory tests are under way and atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, has not yet been confirmed, the e-mail said. In late 2012 ...

The 50 greatest World Cup moments - countdown to Brazil 2014

Telegraph.co.uk: Now, to whet your appetite for the latest instalment in Brazil, Telegraph Sport will count down the 50 most memorable moments in the tournament's illustrious history. Some are funny: a Zaire defender's unique take on free-kick protocol in 1974, to name ...

Research and Markets: Brazil Ultrasound Systems Market Outlook to 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Brazil Ultrasound Systems Market Outlook to 2020" repo

Research and Markets: Brazil Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Brazil Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020"

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INTERNET BILL OF RIGHTS..

Brazil Is About To Have an Internet Bill of Rights

The Wire: The Marco Civil da Internet, which has been hailed by open internet advocates such as Mozilla and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was unanimously approved by Brazil's Senate today and may be signed into law as early as tomorrow at the NetMundial conference.

Brazil Is About To Have an Internet Bill of Rights

A first-of-its-kind bill spelling out internet users' rights to access and privacy is set to become law once Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff signs off on it. The Marco Civil da Internet, which has been hailed by open internet advocates such as Mozilla and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was unanimously approved by Brazil's Senate today and may be signed into law as early as tomorrow at the NetMundial ...

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Brazil Passes Bill on Internet Privacy

TIME: (SAO PAULO) — Brazil's Congress passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web on the eve of a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance that's expected to draw representatives from some 80 ...

Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday ratified a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web during a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance.

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Brazil Enacts Internet 'Bill of Rights'

ABC News: Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a "Bill of Rights" for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies from charging for preferential access to ...

Brazil's Rousseff praises US for relaxing grip on Internet

Reuters: At the opening of the NETmundial conference, Rousseff signed into law groundbreaking legislation guaranteeing the privacy and neutrality of the Net in Brazil, which had been passed by Congress just a few hours earlier. Government officials, industry ...

Brazil enacts Internet 'Bill of Rights'

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a "Bill of Rights" for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies from charging for preferential access to their networks.

2014 WORLD CUP..

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 50

New York Times: The 2014 World Cup begins on June 12, when Brazil plays Croatia in the opening match. Reporters and editors for The Times will count down to the start of the tournament each day with a short capsule of news and interesting tidbits. In his professional ...

Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 51

New York Times: Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 51. By JACK BELL APRIL 22, 2014. Inside. Photo. With 51 goals in 123 international matches, Thierry Henry remains France's career-leading scorer. Credit Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...

Brazil's World Cup Will Kick the Environment in the Teeth

The Nation. (blog): As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, a topic that plagues the country is the impact hosting these games will have on the local environment and various ecosystems. Despite efforts by soccer's ruling body FIFA to “green ...

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Brazil conference will plot Internet's future post NSA spying

Reuters: Bowing to the demands of Brazil and other nations following revelations last year of its massive electronic surveillance of Internet users, the United States has agreed to relinquish oversight of the Internet Corporation for Assigned of Names and ...

Brazil's Rousseff praises U.S. for relaxing grip on Internet

By Esteban Israel SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the United States on Wednesday for its decision to ease control over the Internet and called for a more democratic, transparent network following the U.S. National Security Agency spying scandal. Rousseff spoke at a global conference that she convened on how to govern a safer, less U.S.-centered Internet after ...

TO BRAZIL..

What happened to Brazil?

CNN (blog): We're talking about Brazil, of course, host of this year's FIFA World Cup and the only major economic power in South America. There's even speculation that bus and rail systems being built for the soccer tournament won't be completed until after the ...

World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy

Los Angeles Times: RIO DE JANEIRO — In 50 days the best athletes in the world's most popular sport will convene in Brazil, one of soccer's sacred spiritual homes, for the game's most important tournament. It will be a powerful, uplifting tribute to the "beautiful game ...

Strikes mar run-up to Brazil World Cup

Deutsche Welle: Strikes mar run-up to Brazil World Cup. Seven weeks ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, no mass protests have broken out but unions are mobilizing the rank and file. But the government can't afford another police strike like the one in Salvador, Bahia.

World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy

Transportation problems, protests and unfinished stadiums threaten one of the world's biggest sporting events. It will be a big help if the home team comes through. RIO DE JANEIRO — In 50 days the best athletes in the world's most popular sport will convene in Brazil, one of soccer's sacred spiritual homes, for the game's most important tournament.

Could World Cup soccer fans spread chikungunya virus to Brazil

The Beira Rio Stadium, in Porto Alegre, will host five matches of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. The are concerns that the chikungunya virus could be introduced to Brazil , by the throngs of soccer fans from ...

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