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2013-01-16 16:24:17

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reintegrating street children and youth into society requires deep and consistent love and compassion, both to help them escape poverty and to allow them to let go of feelings that they are unloved and unwanted. A new film documents this delicate transformation through stories of young people in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Guadalajara, Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100426/DE93630LOGO-b) The 35-minute documentary was...

2013-01-08 08:23:38

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) announced today its capital spending plans for 2013.  The Company plans to spend $1.7 billion this year in exploration and development (E&D) expenditures, an increase over spending in 2012, reflecting a larger exploration budget and increased development drilling.  Pacific Rubiales expects to release its year-end 2012 audited results on March 13, 2013. All values in...

2012-12-18 04:20:56

RIO DE JANEIRO, December 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An advanced radiotherapy treatment system, fully equipped for treating cancer with advanced, image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery, has been ordered by Clínicas Oncológicas Integradas (GRUPO COI) for installation at the group's Botafogo site in Rio de Janeiro. The TrueBeam(TM) system, which was designed to treat tumors with great accuracy and speed, is the first to be ordered by a treatment center in South...

2012-12-02 08:20:03

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17th Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree, the world's tallest floating Christmas tree, according to the Guinness Book of Records, was inaugurated Saturday night, December 1st, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a free major event that included world-renowned Brazilian singers Simone and Emilio Santiago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121202/SP21463 ) With this year's theme "Christmas Around the World," the Bradesco Seguros Christmas...

2012-11-08 08:36:47

SYDNEY, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) today announces that it has entered into a joint venture (Joint Venture or JV) with WTORRE, one of Brazil's leaders in the development and construction of industrial warehouse and logistics facilities and commercial real estate. The Joint Venture will undertake the development of prime logistics and industrial properties on a 50/50 basis in key markets throughout Brazil. Summary Launch of a new...

2012-11-08 04:21:55

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the release of its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, together with its Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the corresponding period. These documents will be available on the Company's website at www.pacificrubiales.com, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, on the SIMEV website at...

2012-11-06 12:24:17

LONDON, November 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Palin highlights the beauty of Brazil in his new show while Hayes & Jarvis offer customers some great opportunities to explore the country for themselves Michael Palin is one of the most respected travel broadcasters in the UK and around the world, having fronted several popular BBC travel magazine shows such as Pole to Pole (1991) and Full Circle (1997). Palin has explored and documented a large percentage of...

2012-10-26 19:21:01

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3; Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ; Reuters: AMIL3 SA), the largest healthcare operator in Brazil, in accordance with article 157, paragraph 4, of Law 6,404/76, of December 15, 1976 ("Brazilian Corporate Law"), and CVM Instruction 358, of January 3, 2002, informs its shareholders and the market, in addition to the relevant fact released on October 8, 2012, that the control transference to UnitedHealth Group was...

2012-10-26 15:21:05

In TO567 transmitted on Friday, October 19, 2012, an error occurred in the first paragraph. "9:00 a.m. (Rio de Janeiro time)" should have read "11:00 a.m (Rio de Janeiro time)". Corrected copy follows. Pacific Rubiales third quarter 2012 conference call TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) has scheduled a telephone conference call for investors and analysts on Thursday November 8, 2012 at 8:00 a.m....

2012-10-23 07:34:45

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Estacio has just launched Didatic@, an innovative teaching tool that will bring academic interaction to the digital world through an exclusive network for sharing class lessons, study material and learning guides. The online app is part of the Tablet Project started by Estacio in 2011 and will be available for students in the next few days. Twenty thousand tablets have already been distributed to students. The Didatic@ Project was...