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2014-02-24 00:20:19

In addition, the event has already confirmed 13 international pavilions, which demonstrates the interest of the international industry on the Brazilian shipbuilding industry chain RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With little more than six months ahead of the event, which will take place on August 12(th) to 14(th) in Rio de Janeiro, organised by UBM Asia, Marintec South America -- 11(th) Navalshore has already achieved numbers only expected for April. (Logo:...

2014-02-21 08:24:31

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Oi S.A. (the "Company") - BM&FBOVESPA: OIRBR3 and OIBR4 / NYSE: OIBR - calls the shareholders of the Company to attend the Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting, to be held on March 27, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., at the Company's headquarters, located at Rua do Lavradio No. 71, Centro, in the City and State of Rio de Janeiro, to decide on the following Agenda: 1. approving the proposal to amend the Company's...

2014-02-20 04:23:23

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company", Bovespa: OIBR3, OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C) and Telemar Participacoes S.A. ("CorpCo"), in accordance with article 157, paragraph 4 of Law No. 6,404/76 (the "Brazilian Corporations Law") and CVM Instruction No. 358/02, notifies their shareholders and the market in general of the previously informed transaction of the combination, in one entity, of the activities and business operations of Oi in Brazil and...

2014-02-13 12:20:44

-- The carrier will begin serving this route on June 29th this year. MEXICO CITY, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's largest airline, announced the beginning of its new service between Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro with four nonstop flights per week as of June 29(th) this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130315/MX77534LOGO) Rio de Janeiro thus becomes the second destination Aeromexico serves in Brazil and its 13(th) destination in Latin...

2014-02-06 23:24:39

Fellipelli, with offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, will be translating and then distributing KD’s online courses and assessment tools on conflict management and change management throughout all Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries. Newport Coast, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Kilmann Diagnostics (KD) has recently entered into a long-term agreement with Fellipelli, with offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in order to translate KD’s online courses and...

2014-02-05 00:20:28

C40 cities deliver on climate action, nearly doubling reported activities compared to 2011 and proving C40's collaborative, global model is working JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) released landmark research today demonstrating a clear trend of expanding and accelerating climate action in the world's megacities. Climate actions, such as implementing rigorous energy efficiency regulations for buildings, instituting bus rapid...

2014-01-30 20:23:29

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi") - BM&FBOVESPA: OIRBR3 and OIBR4 / NYSE: OIBR - informs its shareholders and the Market in general that the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica), ("CADE"), the Brazilian antitrust regulator, has approved, without restrictions, the transaction subject of the Material Fact dated October 2, 2013, in connection with the consolidation of the activities and businesses of Oi...

2014-01-23 12:27:18

"We Are One (Ole Ola)" will be performed at the FIFA World Cup(TM) Opening Ceremony by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte on June 12, 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced that "We Are One (Ole Ola)," by global superstar Pitbull, featuring global superstar Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian artist Claudia Leitte, has been chosen as the Official Song of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) in Brazil. The song will be...

2014-01-17 08:21:46

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )for Brazil, together with Fundacao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.9 percent in December. The index now stands at 127.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decline in November and a 0.1 increase in October. Five of the eight components contributed positively to the index in December. "Strengthened expectations in the manufacturing and services sectors, coupled with a...


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