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Brazil’s National Museum Launches Rebuilding Efforts with Temporary Exhibition of Surviving Collection

It’s been just over a month since an inferno blazed through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum, decimating the historic building and destroying the repository of South America’s cultural heritage housed within its walls.

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Measures enable museum reconstruction and modernisation projects

With the goal of rebuilding the facilities of the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro and funding safety, modernisation and fire prevention proposals in other units in the country, this Tuesday (4), the government announced three measures to take immediate effect after meeting at the Presidential P

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Empire State Building Pays Tribute To Brazil with Green, Yellow & Blue Lights

Empire State Building Pays Tribute To Brazil with Green, Yellow & Blue Lights.

Tomorrow night, September 7th, New York City's Empire State Building will be lit up green, yellow, and blue to celebrate the National Date of Brazil.

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Brazilian youth apprentice system to be used as model by El Salvador and Spain

After helping 430 thousand youth apprentices find active employment, Brazil will be a model for the labour markets of El Salvador and Spain on how to handle work for minors.

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Tarsila, the "Picasso of Brazil"

Now on display in New York after a run in Chicago: the work of a Brazilian artist Faith Salie says North Americans need to know ...

In her native country, Brazil, all you need to say is her first name: Tarsila.

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Helping Brazilian English Teachers Build Professional Skills

Thirty high school English teachers from Brazil are spending six weeks at UM in a new skill-building program.

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President Obama’s Visit to Brazil

On Thursday, October 5, President Obama will meet with young leaders in São Paulo to learn more about how they are making a positive difference in their communities — and how the Obama Foundation can ensure all young leaders have the tools and resources they need as they advance on their journey.

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Monuments and museums honour Brazilian independence

Brazilians and visitors wishing to learn more about the country's history, and especially its independence, can take this holiday to visit one of several destinations throughout the country that work to preserve the history of notable and decisive facts, people and battles that helped shape Brazi

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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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