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2012-04-01 23:00:49

Great Atlantic Travel & Tour is currently taking contact information from those interested in reserving a spot to experience the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Brazil is gearing up to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As host, Brazil gets an automatic bid with the remaining 31 teams determined by over 800 qualifying matches. The first match was played in June of 2011 and will continue until late 2013. Sprawling across half of South America, Brazil...

2011-08-03 14:46:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has named Mr. Carlos Aguiar, Former Chief Executive Officer of Fibria, as the 2011 Latin American CEO of the Year. The award will be presented to Luciana Aguiar, Mr. Aguiar's daughter, who will receive the award in his place as he won't be able to attend RISI's 6th Latin American Pulp & Paper Outlook Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29 - 31, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-06-02 08:09:00

SAO PAULO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos has operated for over 12 years as one of the leading Brazilian companies in the infrastructure sector, with a strong presence in the toll road, port administration and power generation segments. Its stock is listed on the Novo Mercado special corporate governance segment of the BM&FBovespa S.A. - Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange and its management is based on ethics, transparency and respect for...

2011-05-19 13:45:29

An increase in deforestation in March and April in the Amazon has led Brazil to announce the creation of an emergency task force. According to official statistics, 368 square miles of the Amazon has been deforested, which is six times the amount during the same period last year. Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira, who announced the increase, said the task force will be comprised of government experts and representatives of states badly impacted by recent deforestation. "Our goal is to...

2011-05-11 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terasol Energy, LLC (www.terasolenergy.com) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Kaiima Bio Agritech (www.kaiima.com), a leading seed company based in Israel, to commercialize Kaiima's proprietary castor varieties in Brazil. This agreement provides Terasol with the exclusive right to market Kaiima's proprietary castor varieties in the Mato Grosso state. Kaiima uses its proprietary technology to produce the highest yielding, most...

2011-05-04 13:14:00

SAO PAULO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickOn (www.clickon.com.br), one of the leading group buying sites in Brazil, closed a round of financing with Mosaico (www.mosaicointernet.com), an Organizacoes Globo company focused on investing in Internet businesses. With the deal, Mosaico now detains 40% of ClickOn. The group-buying market in Brazil should exceed USD$ 700 million in sales in 2011 and continues to be the fastest growing business model in the Brazilian Internet landscape. "The...

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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

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