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2011-02-11 06:59:00

CURITIBA, Brazil, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Limagrain has just signed a strategic alliance in corn, through its subsidiary Vilmorin & Cie[1], with the Brazilian seeds company Sementes Guerra in Curitiba in Brazil.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.