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Net HD introduces new graphic interface
Telecompaper (subscription)
Brazilian cable TV operator Net Servicos has introduced a new graphic interface for customers in Florianopolis, Sao Jose and Palhoca (state of Santa Catarina), with more modern and attractive visuals and new features, reports Portal da Ilha. Among the ...

27 Feb 2015 | 11:07 am


Wake, Wind and Surf

World's best surfers ready for the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast
Wake, Wind and Surf
“It was fun and intense in the weeks after arriving home to Brazil,” Medina said. “I had a great time celebrating with all my fans, friends and people here. The reception was amazing and I was also able to spend a couple of weeks relaxing at ...

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23 Feb 2015 | 9:35 pm


Huffington Post

8 Extraordinary Places to go Whale Watching in Latin America
Huffington Post
BRAZIL. From the Sandy Bays of Santa Catarina. From July to November in the southern state of Santa Catarina, the secluded beaches and fishing villages of Florianopolis attract wildlife enthusiasts who arrive to see the southern right whales and ...

23 Feb 2015 | 5:43 pm


Big Investors Exiting Petrobras as Corruption Scandal Drags On
Nasdaq
SÃO PAULO--Some big international investors have been selling shares in Brazil's state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, as the company faces the biggest crisis of its history amid corruption allegations. Investors including Soros ...

19 Feb 2015 | 11:10 am


Petrobras link to Sete could cause bank losses
Chicago Tribune
... will be on the hook for some losses, their "exposure isn't frightening when you compare to their balance sheets," said Joao Pedro Brugger, who helps oversee about 500 million reais as portfolio manager at Leme Investimentos Ltda. in Florianopolis ...

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12 Feb 2015 | 12:26 pm


New York Times

EMERGING MARKETS-Petrobras shares seesaw as CEO resigns, Bovespa drops
Reuters
"I'm still cautious because the problems at Petrobras are enormous," said Joao Pedro Brugger, an equities analyst with Leme Investimentos in Florianopolis, Brazil. "The stock will be volatile as we begin to see the names come out." Meanwhile, the ...
Petrobras management quits, race on to find replacementsBakken.com

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4 Feb 2015 | 9:11 am


Belizean Bruisin' - Reneau Finishes Andrade in One
UFC
Using her sharp striking to bloody the nose of Rio's Andrade, the 37-year-old Reneau – who defeated Alexis Dufresne at UFC 182 in January – was nonetheless dropped by the Brazilian a minute in. California's Reneau recovered quickly though, locking in a ...

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23 Feb 2015 | 12:54 am


Big Investors Exit Petrobras as Corruption Scandal Drags On
Wall Street Journal
SÃO PAULO—Some big international investors have been selling shares in Brazil's state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, as the company faces the biggest crisis of its history amid corruption allegations. Investors including Soros ...

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19 Feb 2015 | 11:20 am