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10,000 Brazilian homeless protest World Cup

Outside the World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo, 10,000 homeless Brazilians took to the streets to protest against the high cost of the World Cup. Demonstrators demanded that the government instead dedicate more public money to improved housing, healthcare and

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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 opening venue hosts first match

The Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo has been eagerly awaited by supporters at home and abroad alike. On 12th June it will host the opening World Cup match between Brazil and Croatia, followed a week later by England’s crucial match

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Online Jobseeking in Brazil Adzuna survey

Nowadays in Brazil more and more people seeking jobs use the internet rather than more traditional offline means. However, some locations are much more successful for this than others. According to a recent survey conducted by jobseekers’ website Adzuna, the

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Population Explosion in Sao Paolo

With over twelve million people the Sao Paolo area is easily the largest metropolis in Brazil. But it’s also notable for another kind of population…motorcycles. There’s been such a rapid expansion of numbers in recent months that this form of

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Sao Paulo Water Discount

The unseasonably dry weather in certain parts of Brazil is causing great concern in the country.  This includes new measures being introduced in Sao Paolo to try and avoid large-scale water rationing being necessary. The president of SABESP (the metropolitan

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