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Challenge Family arrives in Latin America this weekend
One of the responsible for organizing the event, Carlos Fernando Menezes, Director of Sports Dash says that this is a milestone for the sport in Brazil, mainly to Florianopolis. “The city is consolidating as the Latin birthplace of triathlon worldwide.

26 Nov 2014 | 8:15 am

Brazil central bank may adjust monetary policy -director
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil Nov 18 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank could fine-tune monetary policy to fight high inflation, director Carlos Hamilton Araujo said on Tuesday, leading investors to bet interest rates might rise more sharply in the next few months.
Brazil Central Bank Could Recalibrate Policy, Director SaysBloomberg

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18 Nov 2014 | 12:27 pm

Brazil cuts minimum capital threshold for cooperative banks
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil Nov 18 (Reuters) - Brazil's main economic policy body cut minimum capital thresholds for cooperative banks, the latest in a series of measures to prop up alternative financing, making available as much as 760 million reais ($292.4 ...

18 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am

Missing Argentine man found in Florianopolis
Buenos Aires Herald
Juan Valentín Arroyo went missing a month ago in Brazil. He was found in the Brazilian city of Florianopolis on Friday's night and has already had contact with his family. 30-year-old Arroyo went to Brazil on a business trip, seeking investments for a ...

8 Nov 2014 | 8:58 am

Florianópolis wants to privatize airport
Business News Americas
The mayor of Brazil's Florianópolis is lobbying to transfer operations of the resort city's Hercílio Luz international airport from national authority Infraero to the private sector. "Tourists from Europe are opting to visit cities such as Rio de ...

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6 Nov 2014 | 1:25 pm

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Brazil markets rebound after election selloff
Business Recorder
"The market is buying the initial indications of reforms in economic policy," said Joao Pedro Brugger, an analyst with Leme Investimentos in Florianopolis, Brazil. "Some of the names being floated around for the next finance minister are solid ...

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28 Oct 2014 | 10:25 pm

Internet Petition Hopes To Ban Pickup Artist Julien Blanc From Brazil
Huffington Post
... of thousands of women who daily fight violence against women in São Paulo and in Brazil. (We wish to) inform you (the head of the immigration office) urgently that in January 2015, a foreign seminar will be organized in Rio de Janeiro and in ...

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17 Nov 2014 | 3:53 pm

Brazil to allow cooperative banks to issue local debt notes
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil Nov 17 (Reuters) - Brazil's main economic policy body will allow cooperative banks to sell local debt notes in a move to strengthen alternative financing in a country where borrowing costs are among the world's highest. By selling ...

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17 Nov 2014 | 1:27 pm