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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Journalist brain dead after being injured in Brazil protest clashes

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:28pm by AFP

    ... Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics at a time when the country is grappling with poor infrastructure and public services. The latest violence has renewed concerns about security for the World Cup, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425988/journalist-brain-dead-after-being-injured-brazil-protest-clashes
  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil struggles to avoid World Cup, Olympics defeat

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... expects the capital budget - a mix of public and private money aimed at building supporting infrastructure for the Olympics - could be 35 per cent above the US$11.6 billion listed in the original ... edifices . Just days after the Confederations Cup ended, IOC President Jacques Rogge said the Olympics would have a role in spurring long-term infrastructure for Rio. The pope did his bit to help, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1294557/brazilians-express-reservations-over-hosting-world-cup-olympics
  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil offers Africa US$900m in debt relief

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of Brazil's future assistance would target infrastructure, agricultural and social programmes. Among the 12 countries set to benefit are new gas exploration hotspot Tanzania, which owes Brazil US$237 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1246700/brazil-offers-africa-us900m-debt-relief
  4. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    World Cup fans will have to dig deep as prices soar in Brazil

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to inadequate infrastructure in terms of goods and services to cope with a growing mass consumption market. Brazil is, as a result, paying the price of its spectacular development. Economic growth ... and have invested US$4 billion in the hotel infrastructure. Professor Daniel Pla, a marketing expert at Sao Paulo's Getulio Vargas Foundation business school, also noted that Brazil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1261571/world-cup-fans-will-have-dig-deep-prices-soar-brazil
  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Mass protests in Rio over oil revenue bill

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 02:50pm by Reuters in Rio De Janeiro

    ... and white lettering and a command in red for the president: “Veto, Dilma.” Rio is spending tens of billions of dollars to build stadiums and other infrastructure for the 2014 soccer World Cup ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1092121/mass-protests-rio-de-janeiro-over-oil-revenue
  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil nightclub owner blames country for fire

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 10:20am by Associated Press in Santa Maria

    ... by the near-total lack of emergency infrastructure such as a fire alarms or sprinkler systems, police have said. The club also had only one working door and a faulty fire extinguisher. Marques insisted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1140039/brazil-nightclub-owner-blames-country-fire
  7. News - World - BRAZIL

    Rio mayor Paes re-elected

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro Riding a wave of support from Rio’s slums, Eduardo Paes was re-elected mayor on Sunday and now takes up the challenge of overseeing major infrastructure projects ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Paes, a member of the centrist PMDB backed by the ruling Workers Party (PT), got 64.6 per cent of the vote, easily defeating his ultra-leftist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1056324/rio-mayor-paes-re-elected

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