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2014-09-10 16:21:45

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pitch set to inspire next generation of scientists to tackle the global energy challenge Brazilian football legend Pele today helped Shell shine a light on the world's energy future by unveiling a first-of-its-kind player-powered community football pitch in the heart of a Rio de Janeiro favela. As a real-world example that ideas can come from anywhere, Shell...

2014-09-03 08:27:38

"The sound of Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes has been a summer soundtrack for generations of listeners." - NPR NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a career that spans more than half a century, Sergio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience. His knack for delivering hit after hit has made him the most successful Brazilian musician of his time. A grand conceptualizer, his well-polished talents as a pianist, composer,...

2014-08-12 08:24:11

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This key annual event focuses on Latin America's oil, gas and energy landscapes and corporate/state upstream strategies, developments, investments and strategy perspectives now in play. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/697482 ) Exploration ventures and corporate investors continue to seek position across Latin America, with major oil and gas opportunities and new acreage licensing in as Brazil,...

2014-08-07 12:22:50

Telkonet and Channel Partner Evolutix Continue to Expand with Securing the Hilton Barra Hotel Project in Rio de Janeiro MILWAUKEE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkonet, Inc., (OTCQB: TKOI), whose business divisions include EcoSmart(TM), an energy management technology platform featuring Recovery Time(TM) technology, and EthoStream®, one of the largest hospitality High-Speed Internet Access providers in the world, is pleased to announce its EcoSmart Technology has been selected for...

2014-07-21 08:24:39

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Pacific & Partners will host the 20th Latin Oil Week/ Latin Upstream 2014 Conference from 1-3 September 2014 at the Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The 20th Latin Upstream Conference 2014 is a key annual event for the Latin American Continent, to be augmented by its special twentieth anniversary, as the longest-running such event in and/or on Latin America, alongside the widely-acclaimed 10th...

2014-07-11 12:23:09

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first entertainment centre dedicated to football will be built in Rio de Janeiro. It will be constructed in the form of a huge football and be in continuous motion, changing shape constantly. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7271551-dynamic-football-experience-first-rotating-entertainment-centre This spherical-shaped building will be 50 meters high with 9...

2014-07-10 08:24:11

DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cine Favela Director Armando Fonseca Brings "Guerreira" by Rising Brazilian Trio Pearls Negras to Life and Captures Spirit of Favelas in Exhuberant Accompanying Short Film #FUTBOLNOW - Pepsi(R) today premiered the latest short film off the Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game [http://www.pepsi.com/thegame ] album in partnership with Cine Favela, a Brazilian cultural non-profit...

2014-07-09 08:24:18

NAPLES, Italy, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Italy Takes Home 'Small' Souvenir of the World Cup - Christ the Redeemer - the famous monument that overlooks Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado hill - will suddenly appear in Piazza Dante in Naples today, 'downloaded' via Fastweb. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696511 ) The idea, designed by M&C Saatchi Milan in collaboration with Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro, will...

2014-07-08 12:20:45

SAO PAULO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline company in Latin America ("Company"), announces that it filed a formal request to Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) to operate flights to Carajas and Altamira, in the state of Para. These destinations have an accelerated level of growth, generating demand for our services. The...

2014-06-25 23:13:47

Beyond serving as sites for athletic events, stadiums are equally celebrated as exhilarating concert venues. WSDG has provided many new stadiums with sophisticated audio and video systems integration for sports and entertainment events. Belo Horizonte, Brazil (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Maracanã Stadium (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - WSDG’s European team collaborated on the development of four extraordinary 1054+ Sq. Ft. Giant video wall installations for Rio’s Maracanã Stadium. The...


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