Brazil

Type: Country
Name: Brazil
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 3 reports

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

The figures from the Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics (IBOPE) gave Rousseff 34 per cent with Silva on 29 per cent. The data suggested Silva would beat Rousseff in a second round vote. The 56-year-old started her offence with the first ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - Barcelona confirm five-year Douglas deal

Barcelona confirm five-year Douglas dealContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Brazilian defender Douglas for four million euros.In a statement, the Catalan club said a performance-base ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

São Paulo: a start-up ecosystem for Brazil

A planned Google Campus in 2015 is a mark that the potential of the city as host to founders from early stage to well-established has been recognised ... [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - 21 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Deadly Brazil prison riot ends after agreements reached

World Bulletin / News DeskA prison riot in southern Brazil that claimed the lives of at least five people, and injured at least 25 others, ended Tuesday, the State Justice Secretary confirmed to local media.Two of those killed were beheaded, and another ... [Published World Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Scientists breed super-mosquitoes to stop the spread of deadly dengue fever

Mosquitos are kept in cages for researchers to collect their eggs as scientists work on stopping the spread of dengue fever. ()Scientists in Brazil are working on genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against dengue fever.The DNA of the Aedes aegypti ... [Published Nine MSN - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Fortaleza Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Results

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) -THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWS SERVICES.Fortaleza Energy Inc. ("Fortaleza" or the "Corporation") today announces its financial and operating ... [Published Benzinga.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 11 reports

XINHUA - Newcomer Silva blows past opposition rival to rank 2nd in Brazil's elections

Newcomer Silva blows past opposition rival to rank 2nd in Brazil's electionsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- The run for Brazil's presidency has seen a significant shift in the past two weeks, with newly-named candidate ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Wood in deals with Petrobras

WOOD Group Kenny has won two contracts with Brazilian energy company Petrobras worth a total of $2 million (£1.2m).The Houston-based arm of the Wood Group will be looking at a pipeline heating system for the Lapa field off the south coast of Rio de Janeiro ... [Published Herald Scotland - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

Why Brazil's elections matter to investors

However, Silva's strong environmental roots make investors and the agriculture business nervous. As a senator and as the environment minister under President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Rousseff's predecessor, Marina Silva fought for environmental protection ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

GE Celebrates Wind Energy Milestones in Brazil

GE (NYSE: GE) announced today it has achieved a total installed capacity of 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind energy in Brazil.During the first half of 2014, GE connected 381 wind turbines to the grid in Brazil, providing 600 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the ... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 19 reports

Brazil prison riot left five inmates dead

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Rio De Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 25 injured in a 45 hours prison riot that ended Tuesday in a Brazil.The riot broke out Sunday in southern Brazil's state of Parana. Five ... [Published Yahoo! India - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Prison Riot, Brazil, Rioting
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 40 reports

Brazil Prison Riot: Deal Reached To End Uprising After Multiple Inmates Killed, Two Decapitated

Brazilian prison authorities have reached a deal with inmates following a riot in which two inmates were decapitated.According to Agence France-Presse, an agreement was signed late Monday between authorities and prisoners at the Cascavel city correctional ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 25 2014]

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Southern climes to view moon, Mercury after sun... [Published EarthSky - 2 hours ago]
The narrow angle of the ecliptic at dusk and nightfall means the moon and Mercury set soon after sunset at northerly latitudes Because the ecliptic intersects the horizon almost vertically at dusk and nightfall in the Southern Hemisphere, the ...
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New York, NY, August 27, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Persistence Market Research Released New Market Report on “Diesel Gensets Market - Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2020.” Diesel gensets supply electrical power to households and industries during ...
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