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2011-09-27 16:01:00

SAO PAULO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guilherme Ribenboim was announced today as ClickOn's new CEO. After 12 years of successful leadership at Yahoo! Latin America and US Hispanics, Ribenboim is taking his widespread experience managing multi-national Internet companies to one of the leaders in the group buying space in Latin America. Since Mosaico's investment in May 2011, ClickOn has experienced more than 70% growth. His mission will be to sustain the astounding growth trajectory...

2010-06-25 00:57:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, June 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that a consortium led by its Brazilian subsidiary ARCADIS Logos, has signed a US$54 million contract with SABESP, the Sao Paulo State Basic Sanitation Company. Under the contract ARCADIS will provide project management services for the extension of the infrastructure for collection, removal and...

2009-07-27 14:04:00

SAO PAULO, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM, BOVESPA: TAMM4) will release its results for the second quarter 2009 (2Q09) on August 11, 2009. The information will be available on the company's website: www.tam.com.br/ir, and through the CVM (Comissao de Valores Mobiliarios) and SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) "before the market opens". The conference calls in Portuguese and English will be Tuesday, August 11, at 10:00am and 11:30am (Eastern Time), respectively. In...

2008-09-08 09:00:31

Brazil to privatize two airports to ease air traffic congestion RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Defense Minister Nelson Jobim announced on Friday that Rio's two state-owned international airports, Tom Jobim and Campinas Viracopos, are to be privatized in a bid to ease air traffic congestion. "Both airports need renovations immediately to expand their traffic capacity to ease the air traffic congestion in Sao Paulo's Guarulhos and Congonhas airports, which are currently the...

2008-06-30 06:02:31

Brazilian airline TAM has announced that it will launch a weekly direct flight between the cities of Cabo Frio, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, between July 5, 2008 and August 9, 2008. The new service will be offered using the Airbus A320 aircraft, which has a capacity of up to 174 passengers. The airline currently operates 49 regular weekly flights to Buenos Aires, with departures from Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre,...

2007-06-06 18:00:24

By TALES AZZONI SAO PAULO, Brazil - The theft of a rare Amazon monkey from a Brazilian zoo could harm biologists' efforts to repopulate the endangered species, zoo officials said Wednesday. Workers arriving at the zoo Tuesday morning noticed the male pied tamarin was missing, and found a wrench and a coat left behind in its cage. "This is a significant loss," said Luiz Antonio da Silva Pires, director of the city zoo in Bauru, 220 miles northwest of Sao Paulo. "The monkey was likely one...

2006-08-15 14:38:46

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The governments of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina have set up a joint intelligence center to combat smuggling and money-laundering in the region where their borders meet, Brazil said on Tuesday. The United States, which has long complained that the so-called Tri-Border area is rampant with cross-frontier crime, was involved in the establishment of the Regional Intelligence Center. Located at Federal Police facilities in the Brazilian city of Foz do...

2006-08-07 10:55:11

By Eduardo Lima SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Gang members torched buses and attacked police posts, banks and other buildings in Sao Paulo before dawn on Monday, leaving at least two dead and three hurt in the latest flare-up of a violent crime wave that has plagued Brazil's largest city for months. Police and city officials said the attacks appeared to be the work of a powerful organized crime group known as the First Command of the Capital, or PCC, which has caused mayhem in and...

2006-07-07 17:59:06

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Eight commuters were wounded on Friday when a bomb exploded on a train in Brazil's Sao Paulo city, railway officials said. Authorities had recently reinforced security at train stops and on trains to bar peddlers, and the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Train Company said in a statement there were "leads" that the bomb had been planted by the hawkers. "The device was in a box of chocolates wrapped in a plastic bag of the same type that street vendors use for...

2006-06-26 14:02:15

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian police gunned down 13 suspects in two clashes in Sao Paulo state on Monday, saying the actions prevented a new round of attacks similar to a wave of gangster violence last month in which nearly 200 people were killed. A state security spokeswoman said the criminal organization responsible for the bloodshed in May, the First Command of the Capital (PCC), had been preparing new attacks on prisons in Sao Paulo's industrial satellite towns of Sao...