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Florianopolis News

Innovation: How Deep Is That White Stuff?
GPS World magazine
Dr. Felipe G. Nievinski is a faculty member at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil. He has also been a post-doctoral researcher at São Paulo State University, Presidente Prudente, Brazil. He earned a B.E. in geomatics from ...

1 Sep 2014 | 6:13 pm


Sao Paulo loses ground to Cruzeiro in Brazil
Ceni scored the equalizer in the 76th minute after Figueirense got on the board via playmaker Giovanni Augusto in the 47th, but the result in Florianopolis dropped Sao Paulo from second to third place in the standings, nine points behind Cruzeiro ...
Sao Paulo lose ground to CruzeiroSuperSport (blog)

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31 Aug 2014 | 5:13 pm

Brazilian Buybacks Spur Highest Emerging-Market Yields
“That's a good way to boost returns for shareholders at a time when the economy is not doing so well,” Joao Pedro Brugger, who helps oversee 520 million reais ($231.3 million) as a portfolio manager at Leme Investimentos, said by phone from ...

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27 Aug 2014 | 7:58 pm

Amy Winehouse to be commemorated with statue in London neighborhood
British artist Amy Winehouse performs during her show in Florianopolis, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Nabor Goulart). AP. Thursday, August 21, 2014. LONDON, England --. Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London ...

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21 Aug 2014 | 7:13 am

College football picks: Who's on upset alert?
SAO PAULO (AP) — Bolivian striker Marcelo Moreno scored a first-half goal to help defending champion Cruzeiro defeat Santos 3-0 and retake the Brazilian league lead on Sunday. Cruzeiro also got second-half goals from former Brazil midfielder Julio ...

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17 Aug 2014 | 5:53 pm

UFN 47's Thiago Tavares running for a seat at Legislative Assembly in Brazil
MMA Fighting
I won my last fight in November, and I'm confident that I will bring one more win to Florianopolis." He wants to dedicate his ninth UFC win for his countrymen in Santa Catarina, and he hopes that it would boost his political campaign. The MMA fighter ...

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15 Aug 2014 | 7:03 pm

teleSUR English

Massive Protests in Brazil Denounce “Black Genocide”
teleSUR English
The protesters peacefully blocked the main avenue of Sao Paolo, and people also participated in the National Day of Black Genocide in Brasilia, the capital, and in Florianopolis, near the Argentinian border. An academic study called The Color of ...

23 Aug 2014 | 11:06 am

The Virginian-Pilot

Surfing | Brazilian teen carving out space at the top
The Virginian-Pilot
Wood is being mentored by countryman Yufu Penrose, a California-based pro who is from Wood's hometown of Florianopolis. Penrose also is competing in the ECSC. "He helps me a lot," Wood said. "Especially with things in this country. I especially love ...

21 Aug 2014 | 9:15 pm