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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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Brazil Promises ‘Greenest FIFA World Cup’

Brazil announced a package of pollution-cutting measures Tuesday aimed at making this year’s World Cup more environmentally friendly, ranging from an emissions-trading scheme to a “green passport” smart-phone application. “We want to score green goals,” said Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira

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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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70000 extra police for Brazil World Cup

Brazil has announced a security boost of around 70,000 additional police officers for the World Cup.  These additional officers bring the total number of security personnel during the tournament to 170,000, including around 20,000 security stewards trained to work in

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Natal World Cup stadium kicks off with Alecrim

On Sunday 26th January the city of Natal, where EcoHouse Group is based, experienced one of the most exciting events in its history as its World Cup stadium, the Arena das Dunas was opened to the public for the first

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