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Florianopolis News

Avianca Flights in Rio to Operate in Terminal 2
... travelers arriving at this terminal will become more functional for their trip, since it makes easier transfers to Avianca Brazil to and from domestic destinations within Brazil such as Brasilia, Salvador de Bahia, Porto Alegre, Florianopolis and ...

1 Jul 2016 | 11:28 am

Brazilian Companies Named in Connection with Embezzlement of R$ 180 Million from Culture Sector
Folha de S.Paulo
A lavish wedding party took place at the Jurerê Internacional beach, a luxury holiday destination in Florianopolis, in the South of Brazil. According to Rodrigo de Campos Costa, Regional Delegate against organised crime, the Culture Ministry "is guilty ...

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29 Jun 2016 | 10:44 am

Graffiti artist expresses support for Brazil's Olympic athletes on Rio wall
Fox News Latino
Rio de Janeiro – Street artist Thiago Furtado, better known as Valdi Valdi, created five colorful graffiti murals on walls in Rio de Janeiro to express his support for Brazil's Olympic athletes. The murals, located on different sites and titled ...

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28 Jun 2016 | 12:23 pm

BRIC+ News

Miss Brazil World Beatrice Fontoura crowned on the famous Jurerê beach
BRIC+ News
The 42 representatives of each state, islands and Brazilian tourist regions are gathered in the famous beach of Jurerê that is located in Brazil's southern region, city of Florianópolis. The organisation and the participants had been hosted since the ...

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27 Jun 2016 | 5:41 am

Huffington Post

Starting Over In Brazil, This Syrian Refugee Opened A Restaurant In Sao Paulo
Huffington Post
Since he arrived in Brazil, he has lived in the cities of Blumenau, Caxias, Caraguatatuba, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguaçu, Guarujá, Ilha Bela, Ilha Grande, Joinville, Nova Petrópolis, Paraty, Porto Alegre, Ribeirão Preto, São Sebastião and Ubatuba.

23 Jun 2016 | 12:48 pm

The National Student

What to do in the Beverly Hills of Brazil?
The National Student
Thanks to Embratur, TAP Portugal, and my ability to wake up at 3am, I am in Brazil. Specifically, Florianópolis: The Beverly Hills of Brazil. Home to 42 lovely beaches, a bounty of oysters, and according to The Sun, the most beautiful people in the world.

8 Jun 2016 | 12:04 am


Soy Boom Goes Bust as Bankrupt Brazil Farmers Cut Back Expansion
Production next season, which begins with planting in October, may increase by the smallest amount in eight years, with farmers adding just 500,000 hectares, according to Florianopolis, Brazil-based crop consultant Agroconsult. That's less than half ...

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28 Jun 2016 | 11:36 am

Egis to provide environmental support for Brazil's airports
Environment Analyst
... four airports in Brazil. The work, which Egis will be undertaking in conjunction with its aviation consultancy, Helios, will be focused on airports in Fortaleza, Salvador, Florianópolis and Porto Alegre. In addition to assessing the airports ...

28 Jun 2016 | 7:25 am