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2013-09-26 13:42:36

New research underscores the essential role of cardiologists in Brazil As the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (BSC) team up to deliver key cardio messages at the 68th BSC Congress in Rio de Janeiro (28 September to 1 October 2013), new research underscores the essential role of cardiology specialists in Brazil. Cerebrovascular disease (CBVD) remains the leading cause of death in Rio de Janeiro, with poverty, poor fitness and education levels,...

2013-08-14 08:24:58

Latin American Presence Provides Clients Extensive Energy and Related Experience RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Botts today announced the opening of its office in Rio de Janeiro, the firm's first office in Latin America in almost 50 years, to work "shoulder to shoulder" with clients in Brazil and throughout Latin America. This is the firm's ninth international office and 15th worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DA63613LOGO) Baker...

2013-08-06 08:27:39

MUNICH, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roundtable discussion with renowned participants such as Rio's Mayor Eduardo Paes, social entrepreneur Rodrigo Baggio, Paolo Stark (CEO Siemens Brazil), investor Nic Gautier and Fernanda de Arruda Camargo (Livewright) On 8 August 2013, DLDcities touches base in Rio de Janeiro, a city of the future and a city of extremes. Two mega-events, the 2014 Football World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, are on the...

2013-08-01 16:23:14

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vale (NYSE: VALE & VALE.P) (BM&FBOVESPA: VALE3 & VALE5) (EURONEXT PARIS: VALE3 & VALE5) (HKEx: 6210 & 6230) announce the following Webcast: What: 2(nd) Quarter 2013 Results of Vale When: Thursday, 8 August 2013 @ 11:00 a.m. ET @ 12:00 p.m. Rio de Janeiro timeWhere: http://www.mediatown.com.br/prnewswire/player/?id=1129How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log...

2013-07-15 12:28:14

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company"), in compliance with art. 157, paragraph 4, of Law No. 6,404/76 and in accordance with CVM Instruction No. 358/02, hereby notifies its shareholders and the market in general that, on July 12, 2013, together with its subsidiary BRT Serviços de Internet S.A., it entered into a contract with BTG Pactual YS Empreendimentos e Participacoes S.A. (the "Purchaser"), a company controlled by BTG Pactual Infraestrutura...

2013-07-15 12:28:13

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company"), in compliance with article 157, paragraph 4, of Law No. 6,404/76, and in accordance with CVM Instruction No. 358/02, hereby notifies its shareholders and the market in general that, on July 12, 2013, together with its subsidiary Telemar Norte Leste S.A. ("Telemar" and, in conjunction with Oi, the "Assignors"), it entered into a contract with SBA Torres Brasil Ltda. (the "Assignee"), through which it agreed...

2013-06-19 16:21:12

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio de Janeiro State Government signs multilateral memorandum of understanding with Renault-Nissan Alliance, Petrobras Distribuidora, Light, Ampla and Rio Negocios to pave the way for electric vehicles A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed today among Rio de Janeiro State Government and leaders from Brazil's public-private sectors to accelerate zero-emission transportation...

2013-06-18 00:20:26

FIRST SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM PARADISE VALLEY NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician John Mayer released "Paper Doll" today, the first single from his forthcoming Paradise Valley. Mayer first shared news of a new album through his tumblr blog on May 2. John is currently in the studio finishing the album, which he and longtime collaborator Don Was are producing. Was has worked on albums for acts such as the Rolling...

2013-06-17 08:25:53

GENEVA and RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, a leading Geneva-based information security specialist and World Economic Forum Global Growth Company, is a Platinum sponsor and featured speaker at the June 17th FT/IFA Business of Football Summit 2013 in Rio. WISeKey and its Latin American division, WISeKey Liber, will be presenting its ground-breaking online home to fans, WISfans(c) Connect, the social media app and ecosystem. International sports teams...

2013-06-12 08:24:27

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TED, the nonprofit known for "Ideas Worth Spreading," announces today it will move its annual TEDGlobal Conference to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2014, moving from its current Edinburgh, Scotland venue. The theme of the Rio-based conference will be "South!" as TED brings its global community of thinkers and doers across the equator to celebrate the outpouring of innovation, dynamism and creativity taking place all over the global south. TEDGlobal will...