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2014-10-31 12:25:23

AMSTERDAM, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huge event with 36,000+ global professionals is now the key barometer of future pharma industry health, analysis and forecasting CPhI Worldwide [http://www.cphi.com ], organised by UBM Live, celebrates the closing of its most successful show to date with pre-audit figures estimating more than 36,000+ attendees and 2,500 exhibitors. Held this year in Paris, the show hosted senior-level decision makers...

2014-10-31 08:29:55

Early Registration Ends TODAY (Oct. 31) - Register Now to Save BRL 300 On Two-Day Pass SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, highlights some of the high-intensity Briefings and Workshops to expect at the Black Hat Regional Summit in Brazil this November. This two-day event will be co-located with IT Forum Expo, providing attendees with two parallel tracks of world-class content on the latest security research,...

2014-10-30 08:43:14

Non-GAAP EPS $.19 vs $.69; GAAP EPS $.38 vs $.61 RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO), a global leader in security-related services, today reported third-quarter earnings. Third-Quarter Highlights GAAP: -- EPS includes Peru divestiture gain ($.45) and Netherlands restructuring charge ($.24) -- EPS $.38 vs. $.61; revenue down 7% (13% organic growth) -- Segment profit down 79% (58% organic decline); margin 1.9% vs. 8.1% --...

2014-10-30 08:38:44

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) -- Total adjusted segment EBIT of $316 million, down $72 million vs. last year -- Full-year outlook remains positive; anticipate meeting or exceeding targeted combined Agribusiness-Foods ROIC of 1.5 points over WACC -- Agribusiness negatively affected by slow farmer selling and ~$80 million mark-to-market hedging impact, which is largely expected to reverse upon...

2014-10-30 08:32:37

Publishing administration deals with Basement Brazil Editoria Musical and D-Version Music Publishing get songwriters paid when compositions are performed, downloaded, streamed and sold in high-growth regions NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing revenue opportunity of digital music distribution in international markets, TuneCore Music Publishing Administration today announced two new sub-publishing agreements that bring revenue-collection opportunities in Brazil and...

2014-10-29 23:09:26

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global 1,3 Butadiene (BD) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" market research report to their database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/butadiene-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The global market for 1,3 butadiene is expected to reach USD 33.01 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for tires (both...

2014-10-29 08:26:11

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Peru, provides an update and preliminary internal reserve estimate for the Tigana oil field in the Llanos 34 Block in Colombia. GeoPark operates and has a 45% working interest in the Llanos 34 Block. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b From well drilling and...

2014-10-28 23:01:21

As the dust settles on Dilma Rousseff’s victory, Liquid Investments have released their Brazil ‘Victory Spells Opportunity’ White Paper that examines prospects for this top six global economy following its most contentious election for a generation. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 After a tight run off that at times was too close to call, Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party (PT) was re-elected as Brazil’s 36th president. For those committed to Brazil in the long-term as one of the major...

2014-10-28 20:20:52

SAO PAULO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR S.A. (CCR), Brazil's largest road concession operator in terms of revenue, announces its results for the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14). 3Q14 Highlights -- Consolidated traffic fell by 1.4%. Including Renovias, this decrease came to 1.3%. -- The number of STP users climbed 12.5% to 4,618,000 active tags. -- Same-basis² adjusted EBITDA increased by 5.3%, with an adjusted margin of 68.2% (+0.8 p.p.). The same...

2014-10-28 08:26:45

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. - USIMINAS (OTC: USDMY,USNZY) (BM&FBOVESPA: USIM3, USIM5, USIM6) (Latibex: XUSIO, XUSI) announces the following Webcast: What: Third Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call, which will be released on October, 29 2014, before BM&FBOVESPA´s trading hours. When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 @ 09:00 AM EDT Where: http://www.usiminas.com/ri How: Live over the Internet --...


Latest Brazil Reference Libraries

Roupala montana
2014-10-14 11:03:04

Roupala montana is a shrub or small tree species. The species is a member of the Proteaceae family. R. montana can be found from Mexico to Central America and also in Trinidad and Tobago. The tree may be scattered across South America, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay and the south of Brazil. Roupala montana can grow anywhere from 3 to 26 feet tall. It is uncommon but an R. montana tree has even been recorded measuring 82 feet tall. Roupala montana has been known to be used for many different...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Maned Sloth, Bradypus torquatus
2014-05-05 11:17:21

The maned sloth or ai (Bradypus torquatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can only be found in southeastern Brazil, in the Atlantic coastal rainforest. It prefers to live in humid habitats like evergreen forests, but has been found in secondary and semi-deciduous forests. The average rainfall in areas where this species can be found reaches forty-seven inches per year. The maned sloth varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body length between...

Red-handed Howler, Alouatta belzebul
2014-05-05 10:47:10

The red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul) is a New World monkey that is native to Brazil and can be found in southeastern areas of the Amazon and in the area of the Atlantic forest between Sergipe and Rio Grande do Norte. It prefers to reside in thick forests within these areas. This species was once thought to hold three subspecies, but studies conducted regarding the appearance of the subspecies and their locations revealed that they were distinct enough to be classified separately. The...

Bearded Sakis
2014-04-17 14:43:34

The Bearded Sakis are 5 species of New World monkeys, listed in the genus Chiropotes. They reside in the eastern and central Amazon in South America, ranging through southern Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, French Guiana, and northern and central Brazil. The 5 species are completely allopathic, their distributions being separated by major rivers. Bearded Sakis are different from the closely related saki monkeys of the genus Pithecia by a pronounced bear, a tuft of hair that stretches out from...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.