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Last chance to support Team GB at Rio 2016

Those looking to support Team GB in Rio have another chance to buy tickets for the 2016 Olympic Games (15-21 August). The second individual ticket request phase opened last week (Wednesday 3 June) and will close at 2pm on Wednesday (10 June). Members of the public can register their interest for tickets online during this… Read more »

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TACV launch Natal flights, their 5th new destination in 3 months

Fast developing national carrier of the Cabo Verde Islands, TACV, has announced in fifth new destination within the past three months with the launch of its new service from it base in Praia to the North Eastern Brazilain City of Joao Pessao in addition to recently launched Natal and Fortelaza. The new once weekly service… Read more »

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China and Brazil confirm trade and investment deals worth billions

Chinese premier Li Keqiang lifted the wraps Tuesday on a multibillion-dollar series of trade and investment deals with Brazil, as Beijing looks to invest $50bn in South America’s largest economy. The news unveiled on the Chinese official visit is a huge boon for Brazil as it endures a fifth straight year of low growth after… Read more »

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Brazil plans to ‘nationalise’ rainforest in pioneering plan to protect Amazon

The Brazilian rainforest could be effectively nationalised under a draft bill being considered by the country’s MPs. The proposed legislation would recognise the sovereignty of Brazil over the Amazon’s natural resources and set up a national Amazonian policy council with the aim of enshrining environmental protection and regulating economic activities in the rainforest. Should the… Read more »

Michelin Is Launching a Guide to Brazil

Alex Atala has become Brazil’s first chef to score two Michelin stars in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for his Sao Paulo restaurant D.O.M. Atala, widely cited as the unofficial ambassador of native, Brazilian cuisine, is the highest ranked chef according to an early preview published on Michelin’s official site ahead of the… Read more »