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Florianopolis News


Trabalhadores da Comcap, em Florianópolis, entram em greve
Trabalhadores da Companhia Melhoramentos da Capital (Comcap), em Florianópolis, entraram em greve por volta das 10h desta terça-feira (25). Com isso, a coleta de lixo na cidade está suspensa em todas as regiões do município. A decisão foi tomada ...

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25 Aug 2015 | 8:48 am

Huffington Post UK

Vinicius Lummertz :There's Sun All Year Round Along Brazil's Eight Million ...
Huffington Post UK
In the south of Brazil, in Santa Catarina, a much sought-after venue for surfing, the Lagaoinha do Oeste beach in Florianópolis is yet to be fully discovered by tourists, and the local cuisine features churrasco barbecued meats and chimarrão, a ...

25 Aug 2015 | 7:27 am

The New Indian Express

Indians Lack 'Little Things', Says Moritz
The New Indian Express
Andre Moritz's left forearm is tattooed with bold shades, a depiction of the Hercilio Luz bridge in his native town Florianopolis and the words 'home is where the heart is'. It is an ode to the nomadic lifestyle of modern athletes. “It is an easy life ...

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24 Aug 2015 | 5:47 pm


Florianópolis recebe a segunda edição da maior imersão empreendedora do Brasil
Imagine ficar 24 horas aprendendo e exercitando suas habilidades empreendedoras guiado por grandes nomes do empreendedorismo de todo o país? Pois essa é a proposta do Empreende Brazil Conference, evento que terá sua segunda edição no dia 29 ...

3 Aug 2015 | 8:42 am

WTA Brasil Tennis Cup Results
Albany Times Union
Saturday. At Federacao Catarinense de Tenis. Florianopolis, Brazil. Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor. Singles. Championship. Teliana Pereira (4), Brazil, def. Annika Beck (3), Germany, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. Printable Version. Email This · More ...

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1 Aug 2015 | 12:59 pm

Tennis Now

Pereira Makes History At Home In Brazil
WTA Tennis (press release)
Beck won't leave Florianopolis empty-handed, though - on Friday she won the doubles title. Seeded No.4 alongside fellow German Laura Siegemund, she rallied from 3-1 down in the second set - and saved set point in that second set - to edge No.2 seeds ...
Brazil's Pereira Will Face Annika Beck in Florianopolis FinalTennis Now
Brasil Tennis Cup joy for PereiraSportinglife.com
Teliana Pereira flies Brazil flag in FlorianopolisPulse Nigeria
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1 Aug 2015 | 12:43 pm

The Next Silicon Valley

Brazil nurtures its own mini Silicon Valley-like clusters
The Next Silicon Valley
One of the challenges in the past, according to a conversation I had with one of the US-based founders of Floripatech (a business accelerator in Florianopolis) about three years ago, was that it was difficult to get Brazilian startups to come out of ...

20 Aug 2015 | 7:54 am

Roanoke Times

Names and changes: Business recognitions and promotions for week of Aug. 16, 2015
Roanoke Times
Committee chairs: Linda Harrison and Norma Jean Peters, Florianopolis, Brazil; Bill Modica, Kisumu, Kenya; Rebecca Chang, Lijiang, China; Dr. Kris Slowikowski, Opole, Poland; Rachel Stouffer, Pskov, Russia; Cammie Williams, St-Lo, France; and Brian ...

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15 Aug 2015 | 11:03 pm