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President Rousseff Backs Teachers

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff was guest of honour at an important educational event on Wednesday of this week. She attended the 9th ‘Olympics’ for Mathematics in Public Schools (OBMEP) held in Rio de Janeiro. It’s important to note that in

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Rio Rentals: Fall in Profits

The rise in ‘profitability’ of rental properties in Rio de Janeiro apparently lessened in the first three months of this year. The first quarter’s rent yield amounted to a profit of only 1.1% which is equal to less than five

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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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The important Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro is set to receive a total of 235 billion US Dollars in private and public investments. This huge sum will be applied across the two years from this year (2014) to 2016.

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New Book Celebrates Rio Carnival

There can be very few people who’ve never heard of the world-famous Rio Carnival in Brazil. This year the magnificent musical festival in the coastal city will take place between 28th February and 4th March. The event has been especially

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Major Port Investment in Rio

The international Libra Group is concerned with a wide range of industrial and commercial investments, including transport and energy. As regards Brazil, the Corporation is about to invest heavily in a new container harbour terminal in Rio de Janeiro. This

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