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Freak Hail Storm Hits Sao Paulo

It’s scarcely three weeks until the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. However, preparations in the metropolis have recently been stalled by a massive freak hailstorm, leaving some streets icy and whitened,

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World Cup tourist spending expected to top $3 billion

Brazil forecasts that around 3.7 million people will visit the country during the World Cup with the money spent by tourists during the tournament expected to benefit the local economy to the tune of $3.03 billion. Around 1.9 million supporters

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Rio will be ‘World Harp Capital’ in May

This year world attention on Brazil will not just be because of the FIFA World Cup. There’s also another important international event, the Ninth Rio de Janeiro Harp Festival. Harpists from around the world will play their instruments there in

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Labour shortage in Rio de Janeiro

Nowadays everyone is used to hearing about unemployment. After all, it’s one of the biggest problems of the modern world, parts of Brazil no less than anywhere else. Not enough paid work for people who need it, therefore less income

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