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Carnival Puts Some Samba in Brazil’s Economy: The Ticker

Every year, Brazil’s Carnival delights the world with its elaborate costumes, intricate dance routines, and creative thematic blend of past, present and future. By some measures, it has also become one of the world’s biggest events in terms of economic impact. Luiz Carlos Prestes Filho, superintendent of the Department of Economic Development in the state [...]

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American Airlines Boosts New York-Rio Route

American Airlines is gearing up for a busy tourist season by reintroducing its daily nonstop New York–Rio de Janeiro route throughout the Brazilian summer. The revamped service will run from November 15th, 2011 to April 2012, according to the company, and is following a trend of increased flights from the U.S. to Brazil. An American [...]

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Brazil Dream Trips: South East, Paraty

Paraty is a world heritage site, a beautiful cobbled colonial town, with a traffic-free historical centre. Outside festival season at least, it appears to have stopped in time. The original inhabitants were Guaiana Indians, but the present town was fou…

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Brazil’s Kitesurfing attractions and best places to stay

Kitesurfing has been growing in popularity as a water sport since the early nineties, with the thrill of speed, jumping through the air and the ability to travel for great distances, attracting many to ocean shores.Brazil offers great beaches for ‘on-s…

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Perfect Sunsets in Brazil

Some of the most beautiful, and breathtaking sunsets I have ever witnessed  have been in Brazil. Whether its a view from a lush green mountain, crossing the still waters of the Amazon or sitting on a deserte…

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