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UPROXX

Whoooops! This Brazilian Politician Was Caught Surfing Pornhub During A City Council Meeting
UPROXX
Florianópolis, Brazil Alderman, Professor Lino Peres, learned this lesson the hard way after he was spotted surfing Uproxx's favorite porn site, Pornhub, during a city council meeting on Wednesday morning. Unfortunately for him, a concerned citizen ...

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28 Apr 2016 | 11:24 am


Brazil Stocks Fall as Recent Gain Deemed Excessive Amid Slowdown
Bloomberg
“There's some profit taking going on after such sizable gains,” Brugger said from Florianopolis, Brazil. “The impeachment is not a done deal, and there'll be a lot of instability until all this is over.” The Ibovespa declined 0.3 percent to 54,311.96 ...

28 Apr 2016 | 9:56 am


Business News Americas (subscription)

Brazil's Casan preparing sewer system outfall projects
Business News Americas (subscription)
Brazil's Santa Catarina state water utility Casan is preparing three sewerage outfall projects for the metropolitan region of state capital Florianópolis, ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and ...

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27 Apr 2016 | 3:50 pm


MyAJC

Brazilian's success follows a childhood of obstacles
MyAJC
Three and a half months later, with most of her family and Kuerten watching from the stands, Pereira won her second title in Florianópolis, Brazil, about 190 miles south of Curitiba. “In the final, I was really sick,” Pereira said. “But I was thinking ...

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21 Apr 2016 | 5:15 am


Forbes

The Hilarious Feminist Backlash To Brazil's Impeachment Fallout
Forbes
“This article in Veja shows how our society is still extremely macho,” says Carol Schmitz, a designer in Florianopolis, Brazil. She reads the headline as saying, “A model woman is maidenlike, demure, dresses in an appropriate way, and stays in the home.

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20 Apr 2016 | 3:40 pm


USA TODAY

Brazil awaits impeachment proceedings of president
USA TODAY
Carol Schmitz, a designer from Florianopolis, said Brazilian politics needed to change from root to branch. The impeachment wouldn't change the culture of corruption in the country's top echelons of power, she said. "I don't defend one side or the ...

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15 Apr 2016 | 8:56 am


The Christian Times

Noah's Ark life-sized replica to voyage from Netherlands to Brazil
The Christian Times
The replica of the famous Biblical vessel will remain in Brazil from two to four years, and will dock in different ports, including Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, Belem, Recife, Salvador, Vitoria, Santos-Guaruja, Florianopolis and Porto Alegre. The ...

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27 Apr 2016 | 11:42 am


The Guardian

China recruits Brazilians as it aims to become footballing superpower
The Guardian
Rosa, a 31-year-old midfielder, was born and raised in Florianópolis, a fashionable beach city in Brazil's deep south. Since mid-April his home has been Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang and reputedly the most landlocked city on earth. Near China's ...

22 Apr 2016 | 8:20 am