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2012-10-22 15:21:14

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vale (NYSE: VALE & VALE.P) (BM&FBOVESPA: VALE3 & VALE5) (EURONEXT PARIS: VALE3 & VALE5) (HKEx: 6210 & 6230) announces the following Webcast: What: 3rd Quarter 2012 Results of Vale Thursday, October 25 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. EDT @ 12:00 p.m. Rio de When: Janeiro time Where: http://www.mediatown.com.br/prnewswire/player/?id=1002 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the...

2012-10-08 07:24:13

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3; Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ; Reuters: AMIL3 SA), the largest healthcare operator in Brazil and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced their association today, bringing together two leading organizations with the broad scale, distinctive resources and advanced technology to help modernize the performance of the health systems and serve the health care needs of consumers in their markets in the Americas....

2012-09-16 23:02:39

Izzui is a social media app uniquely focused on E-Learning in Facebook. Izzui made its debut to the technology start-up community at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, September 10th, in San Francisco. Rio de Janeiro (PRWEB) September 16, 2012 Izzui is a social media app uniquely focused on E-Learning in Facebook. Izzui made its debut to the technology start-up community at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, September 10th, in San Francisco. TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated...

2012-09-14 02:23:07

NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Can a thriller set in Rio de Janeiro contribute to sustainable peace? The UN Peace Day website quotes UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon: "I urge everyone, between now and 21 September, to think about how they can contribute. Let us work together to ensure that the Road from Rio leads us to sustainable development, sustainable peace... and a secure future for all." (http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/) War over drugs, abuse of power,...

2012-08-28 02:24:06

LEICESTER, England, August 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Win an incredible luxury holiday in Rio de Janeiro, for 7 nights in a stunning 5* hotel, with your Team GB or ParalympicsGB official scarf designed by Next [http://www.next.co.uk ]. With its beautiful beaches and historical setting, this Brazilian getaway to the 2016 Olympiad City is a dream prize. So far, some lucky entrants have so far won tickets to the Olympic and Paralympic Opening Ceremonies, sporting events and...

2012-08-10 23:00:03

Elike has created an innovative social commerce platform that is unlike anything offered in Latin America, and Brazil's top retailers and brands have quickly become customers. Rio de Janeiro (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Intel Capital, the investment arm of global semiconductor giant Intel, announced that it has completed an investment in Elike, an Astor Capital portfolio company located in Rio de Janeiro. Founded in July 2011, Elike´s Meu Shopping platform has quickly grown to over 70,000...

2012-08-08 18:21:19

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 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 June 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 and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. All values in this release are in US$ unless otherwise...

2012-08-07 14:21:11

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: AMIL3; Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ; Reuters: AMIL3.SA), the largest healthcare operator in Brazil, announces today its consolidated results for June 30, 2012, in accordance with Brazilian corporate law and the ANS account chart. HIGHLIGHTS Total MEMBERSHIP stood at 5,898.5 thousand at the end of June 2012, 4.9% up on the 2Q11 and 1.5% higher than 1Q12. ADJUSTED OPERATING REVENUES totaled R$ 2,622.2 million in...

2012-08-05 22:20:26

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Location is not only important when buying a house or renting an apartment, but it is also the basis of research being conducted by Dr. Jeffrey W. Wimer, Department of Wellness and Sport Sciences at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. He is examining how the location of Olympic stadiums and the large-scale infrastructures necessary to support the games influence wellness endeavors after the games have ended. "Factors such as...

2012-07-31 06:25:36

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SulAmerica S.A. (BM&FBovespa: SULA11) ended the first half of 2012 with R$ 5.1 billion in premiums, which represent 14.2% growth over last year's same period. Premiums for 1Q12 grow 13.9% and reach R$ 2.6 billion. The Company's most important portfolios kept their good performance in sales, especially in health and dental insurance, which performed in line with the first quarter of 2012. Health and dental premiums continued to experience...