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2010-12-20 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has announced the availability of NAVTEQ Traffic Patterns in Brazil.

2010-01-12 08:00:00

City's Janmarg Bus Rapid Transit System Reduces Carbon Emissions, Dramatically Improves Residents Access Cities in Developing World Dominate Award WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-08-14 12:00:21

PhoneBrasil International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PHBR) announces today new plans to capture the extreme market boom in the Brazilian Economy. PhoneBrasil now has over a half dozen engineers and one secretary at their headquarters in Curitiba, Brasil and looks to come online in the near term.

2008-08-06 09:00:39

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM; Bovespa: TAMM4) will begin operating direct flights from Brasilia (DF) to Buenos Aires, Argentina, as of August 8.

2006-03-24 16:35:00

Environmental group Greenpeace criticized Australia on Friday for promoting the experimental use of highly controversial "terminator seeds" derived from genetically modified plants.

2006-03-23 14:40:00

It is no coincidence that the United Nations chose the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba to host its eighth conference on the Convention on Biological Diversity, which is under way this week.

2006-03-21 13:50:00

The United Nations should protect the world's oceans from deep sea fishing and pollution in the same way as environmentally sensitive land, the lobby group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

2006-03-14 11:00:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian exports of genetically modified organisms, such as soybeans, will bear the label "contains GMOs" within four years, the environment ministry said late Monday.

2006-02-07 11:45:24

By Andrei Khalip RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - At 98, architect Oscar Niemeyer, whose modernist buildings and monuments are the centerpiece of Brazil's capital, still wants to surprise the world with new shapes of his beloved reinforced concrete.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.