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Florianopolis News

Palmeiras routs rival Sao Paulo 4-0 in Brazilian league
On Saturday, fifth-place Gremio defeated Avai 2-1 in Florianopolis after a goal just 37 seconds into the match, and seventh-place Corinthians beat Figueirense 2-1 in Sao Paulo with goals by striker Vagner Love and former Brazil midfielder Jadson. Sport ...

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29 Jun 2015 | 6:58 am


The world's 50 best honeymoon hotels and destinations
This is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you'll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas ...

27 Jun 2015 | 12:04 am

Airways News (blog)

ANALYSIS: United Buys a Stake in Azul
Airways News (blog)
But there are still enormous gaps, with suboptimal or nonexistent connectivity to Recife (unidirectional), Fortaleza, Belem, Florianopolis, Natal, and Foz de Iguacu amongst major Brazilian origin centers for US demand. Theoretically Azul could re-time ...
ABEAR: Demand in Brazil increases 1% in May-2015CAPA - Centre for Aviation

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26 Jun 2015 | 2:32 pm

AWS places its bets on Brazil
The city of Florianópolis in southern Brazil is one of the public sector bodies currently using AWS Activate to educate more than 500 startups fostered by the Startup SC program on topics such as economics, marketing and social media using cloud-based ...

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23 Jun 2015 | 3:03 pm

New York Times

Brazil Absorbs an Early and Familiar Shock, Then Rewrites the Script
New York Times
“These are not good omens,” said Pablo Soto Maior, a 36-year-old travel agent born in Florianópolis, Brazil, who traveled to Temuco from Santiago to watch the game. Then, about 15 minutes into the game, the Peruvian and Chilean fans behind the Brazil ...

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14 Jun 2015 | 9:23 pm


Tombini Signal Sinks Brazil Stocks as Swaps Jump to 6-Year High
“Higher rates could make things a little worse for stocks,” Joao Pedro Brugger, a money manager at Leme Investimentos, which oversees 500 million reais ($158.4 million), said by phone from Florianopolis, Brazil. “For now, the pessimism prevails. The ...

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11 Jun 2015 | 12:05 pm

The Independent

#360view: Roberto Firmino could become a shrewd Liverpool substitute for ...
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It should be noted as well that he left Brazil when he was just 19, moving 9,500km from the city of Florianopolis (population: 420,000) to Hoffenheim, a small village with just 3,700 inhabitants. He's been a fish out of water before. Playing at ...
5 Things You Didn't Know About FirminoSoccer Laduma
Why this could be the year of Roberto Firmino - for both Liverpool AND BrazilEurosport.co.uk

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25 Jun 2015 | 8:39 am

Petrobras Gains With Ibovespa on Report Investments to Sink 40%
“The next driver for Petrobras is the investment plan,” Joao Pedro Brugger, an economist at Leme Investimentos, which manages 600 million reais ($193.5 million), said by phone from Florianopolis, Brazil. “They had a grandiose investment plan, which was ...

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24 Jun 2015 | 2:18 pm