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$309 Million Emerald Weighing Nearly 800 Pounds Was Just Found in Brazil

A massive 794-pound emerald was unearthed recently by miners inside the Carnaiba Mine in Brazil. This incredible emerald specimen stands 4.3 feet tall and is valued at approximately $309 million.

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Rio Launches Small Business Program Focused on Beach Tourism

Amidst a crippling economic crisis and rising security concerns, a new program for small businesses called Fortalecimento do Turismo nas Praias da Zona Sul (Strengthening South Zone Beach Tourism) was announced yesterday, August 1st.

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Brazil and Africa Bridge the South Atlantic

The relationship between Africa and Brazil is rarely spared a second glance.

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As cidades mais inteligentes do Brasil em 11 critérios

O que é necessário para integrar o seleto grupo das cidades mais inteligentes de um país? Segundo a consultoria Urban Systems, a resposta é única: uma cidade só é inteligente e conectada quando consegue pensar o planejamento urbano e o desenvolvimento econômico de uma maneira integrada.

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Is Brazil the New Sweden for U.S. Agency Recruiters?

When Wieden & Kennedy hired an Argentine creative in 1997 for a job in Portland, Ore., José Mollá was a rarity. And when he tried to hire a creative team from Brazil, no one wanted to come.

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Brazil’s study travel market bounces back

Brazil’s outbound study surged by 14% in 2016, with more than 247,000 students studying abroad during the year as exchange rates improved, according to Brazil’s largest study travel association.

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Co-Productions on the Rise in Brazil

Better late than never. In February, the U.K. and Brazil ratified a film-TV co-production treaty first unveiled in 2012.

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Brazilian music

Music is arguably Brazil's most valued contribution to world culture. Brazilian songs like The girl from Ipanema and Aquarela do Brasil are among the most performed and recorded tunes of all times, the world over.

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Temer inaugurates new Japanese culture project

Venue brings the two countries together through cultural awareness and new business opportunities.

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Brazilian students pay educational visit to Pontiac

Twelve students and three chaperones from Erechim, a Brazilian municipality with a population of around 100,000, have traveled to this part of the world to experience America and hear some of the thoughts and practices of local students focused on bettering the environment.

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