News from Brazil

Regional & Travel

In Uncategorized on June 20, 2010 at 11:03 am

BUILDING OF THE WEEK

The Sao Paulo Cidade Jardim Corporate Center office towers, currently under construction (Source).

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MARANHAO

Read about the beautiful Lencoes National Park at the New York Times.

SAO PAULO

Sao Paulo’s Morumbi stadium has been excluded from hosting any games during the 2014 World Cup after Brazil’s largest city missed a deadline to present financial guarantees for the venue’s required renovation (Bloomberg).

AMAZON

As overseas investors continue to speculate on the thriving Rio de Janeiro market, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva came out against the untethered purchasing of land by foreigners last week, saying that he intends to protect the country from the proliferation of foreign ownership (The Rio Times).

Nestle SA will begin sailing a supermarket barge down two Amazon river tributaries as it competes with Unilever to reach emerging-market customers cut off from branded goods (Bloomberg).

RIO

Anima Mundi is back on the screens of Rio. The Animation Festival of Brazil will be on show in Rio from July 16th to July 25th (Rio Official Guide).

SPLIT SECOND POLL

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