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ObserverVoice.com (blog)

BTG Pactual replaces Esteves as chief
ObserverVoice.com (blog)
"It's hard to separate the bank's image from Esteves", said Paulo Petrassi, who oversees 600 million reais in assets at Leme Investimentos in Florianópolis, Brazil. Roberto Saloutti and Marcelo Kalim, the partners who have been serving as the company's ...
BTG Pactual CEO resigns amid corruption probeOracleHerald.com (blog)
Is BTG Pactual better than Goldman Sachs?Financial News

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1 Dec 2015 | 11:42 pm

Higher pentraxin 3 sputum levels indicate presence of chronic obstructive ...
... with COPD and showed a good discriminatory power distinguishing these patients from patients with asthma and healthy individuals,” Fabiano L. Schwingel, MD, PhD, and colleagues from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.

1 Dec 2015 | 4:32 am


Brazil's BTG Pactual looks to new leadership after Esteves jailed
SAO PAULO Grupo BTG Pactual SA looked to new leadership to steer it out of crisis on Monday after controlling shareholder André Esteves resigned as CEO and chairman following his jailing as part of Brazil's sweeping corruption probe. Shares and bonds ...
Brazil's BTG Pactual looks to new leadership; Esteves quits amid graft probeReuters UK

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30 Nov 2015 | 5:18 pm

New York Times

Brazil's Marcelo Melo Rises to No. 1 in Men's Doubles
New York Times
Kuerten, who retired in 2008, had invited Melo to stay at his home in Florianópolis to practice and help him recover from hip operations near the end of his career. Melo said he was most touched by the kind words from top singles players. Roger Federer ...

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17 Nov 2015 | 4:00 am

Red Bull

Postcards from the edge – Skate Generation 2015
Red Bull
And so welcome to this photographic wrap of Sunday's Red Bull Skate Generation contest in Florianópolis, Brazil. The culmination of a weekend-long series of sub-events and get-togethers at the various concrete constructions dotted around this island ...

16 Nov 2015 | 5:18 pm

Red Bull

Skate Generation 2015: watch the full replay here!
Red Bull
And it's a wrap: one of skateboarding's unique flagship events popped off in Florianópolis, Brazil, on Sunday afternoon as the conclusion of the WCS bowlriding championship came together with Red Bull Skate Generation to produce an event which will ...

15 Nov 2015 | 4:29 am


Woman In A Man's World: Commodities Manager Leaves Brazil For Lancaster MBA
What's it like living and working in Brazil? Brazil is a great place when it comes to nature and beauty. I can guarantee that the city where I come from, Florianopolis, is one of the most beautiful places in the country! Brazilian people are usually ...

30 Nov 2015 | 5:49 am

Brazil selects studies for four airport concessions
Business News Americas (subscription)
The prefecture is the executive branch of the government of Brazilian municipality of Florianópolis. It is carrying out the Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz airport modernization project, which calls for expanding the airport's flight line, taxiway and ...

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23 Nov 2015 | 2:34 pm