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2011-04-05 09:16:00

MIAMI, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Health Minister Alexandre Padilha invited artist Romero Britto to join them in launching the Rede Cegonha, or Stork Network, program in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, at the Palacio das Artes on Monday, March 28th. The project has a budget of 9.4 billion Reais through 2014 reaching at least 61 million Brazilians. Britto created 10 stunning original pieces as well as the programs logo at the request of President...

2011-01-27 04:00:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian government has issued a "partial" installation license allowing the Belo Monte Dam to break ground on the Amazon's Xingu River despite egregious disregard for human rights and environmental legislation, the unwavering protests of civil society and condemnations by its Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF). The license was approved by Brazil's environmental agency IBAMA despite overwhelming evidence that the...

2010-11-15 11:45:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, November 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, will today leave for Brazil for a three-day State Visit at the invitation of His Excellency, Mr. Luiz Inancio da Silva, and outgoing President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The President will travel to Brazil on Monday morning via Luanda, Angola for a State Visit, aimed at enhancing bilateral and trade relations between Zambia and Brazil. President Banda...

2010-10-01 07:58:00

**Follow The Brazilian Elections On Twitter!** Dilma Rousseff's Campaign Team To Live Tweet Results @DilmaStaff Campaign Announces Media Credentialing Details For Election Day Events BRASILIA, Brazil, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With millions preparing to vote in Sunday's presidential elections in Brazil, media representatives interested in covering real-time information from candidate Dilma Rousseff's campaign headquarters can follow her staff on Twitter at...

2009-08-31 14:24:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced today a new development model for the exploration and production of petroleum in Brazil's offshore "pre-salt" region, which includes the largest oil discovery in the Americas in three decades and the biggest estimated oil and natural gas volume under evaluation worldwide. The development model, which still needs to be ratified by the National Congress in order to be enacted, includes a new...

2009-04-30 11:29:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrobras (NYSE: PBR, PBRA; BOVESPA: PETR4) announces the following webcast: What: Production Going on Stream at the PETROBRAS Tupi Field When: Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:30 PM ET Where: www.agenciapetrobrasdenoticias.com.br How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Press Management for Corporate Communications, +55 21 3224-1306 / +55 21...


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