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2010-06-18 07:34:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WILSON SONS LIMITED (BM&FBovespa: WSON11), in full compliance with CVM Instruction Number 358, announces to its shareholders that it has, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, acquired the minority 25% share participation in Brasco Logistica Offshore Limitada (Brasco).

2008-09-01 00:02:45

By michael astor of The Associated Press If You Go Ranking of cities by cost of living: From Mercer, the British consulting firm: www.mercer.com/costofliving Brazil tourism: www.braziltourism.org News You can use RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - The weak dollar and a steadily strengthening Brazilian real have seen Rio climb from the 135th most expensive city in the world just a few years ago, to the 31st most expensive today - tied with Barcelona and Stockholm, according to the latest cost of...

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2008-07-19 00:40:00

Rescuers and penguin experts are concerned about hundreds of baby penguins are washing up dead on Rio de Janeiro’s tropical beaches after being swept from the icy shores of Antarctica and Patagonia.

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.

2005-07-21 18:15:00

Brazilian police arrested 10 people on Thursday accused of selling drugs using Google's international social networking site Orkut, which is hugely popular in the Latin American country.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.