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metro
Orphaned sloth finds comfort in cuddly toyThere’s nothing a good cuddle sesh can’t fix (Picture: Arlesson Sics/Semmas/REX
Orphaned sloth finds comfort in cuddly toy
metro / Posted yesterday
There’s nothing a good cuddle sesh can’t fix (Picture: Arlesson Sics/Semmas/REX Shutterstock) An orphaned sloth rescued from the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has found comfort in a stuffed teddy donated by the local community. This sloth is just one... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
terrorism chiefs ready for 'worst' at Rio OlympicsRIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil may have so far escaped the radar of radical Islamist g
terrorism chiefs ready for 'worst' at Rio Olympics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil may have so far escaped the radar of radical Islamist groups, but the Rio Olympics is taking no chances on terrorism when the Games start in six months. Police officers stand guard outside the Amazonia Arena minutes before a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
5 ways to see the best of BrazilA Brazilian Amazon and Pantanal Wetlands itinerary from The Ultimate Travel Com
5 ways to see the best of Brazil
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
A Brazilian Amazon and Pantanal Wetlands itinerary from The Ultimate Travel Company explores the country’s rainforests and open wetlands and takes in São Paulo, Manaus, Rio Negro, Cuiaba and Pantanal. Highlights include a visit to a rubber baron’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA cities among world’s most dangerousDurban - Four South African cities have been named among the world’s most dange
SA cities among world’s most dangerous
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Durban - Four South African cities have been named among the world’s most dangerous places in a study released by the Mexico City-based Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice. The rankings are based on the number of murders per 100,000... Read more
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International Business Times
50 most dangerous cities of the world revealed: Caracas makes it to the top spot Venezuela's capital city of Caracas has become the world's most dangerous city
50 most dangerous cities of the world revealed: Caracas makes it to the top spot
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Venezuela's capital city of Caracas has become the world's most dangerous city after toppling the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, which took the top spot for four consecutive years. San Pedro Sula was ranked second after a decrease in its homicide... Read more
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TSN
Zika virus prompts Canadian Olympic travel warning on BrazilTSN Senior Correspondent As Brazil struggles to contain the fast-spreading Zik
Zika virus prompts Canadian Olympic travel warning on Brazil
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
TSN Senior Correspondent As Brazil struggles to contain the fast-spreading Zika virus, the Canadian Olympic Committee is warning athletes and team staff about the potential danger to some female team members if they travel to the South American... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Pan and Fork controversy won’t go to ballot in BasaltAbout 20 people spoke on the Pan and Fork proposed ballot questions, with sligh
Pan and Fork controversy won’t go to ballot in Basalt
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
About 20 people spoke on the Pan and Fork proposed ballot questions, with slightly more than half encouraging the council to let voters decide the issue in April. Here’s a sample of comments from both sides of the debate. Basalt property owner Norm... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Manaus FTZ Welcomes New Computer Plantby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington26 January 2016 Brazilian technology
Manaus FTZ Welcomes New Computer Plant
Tax-News.com / Posted 12 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington26 January 2016 Brazilian technology company Positivo Informática inaugurated a new plant in the industrial park of the Manaus Free Trade Zone on January 21, 2016. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Amazon river cruises: Is getting so close to wildlife ethical?"Further on we see a green iguana, then a canary-winged parakeet, then a prehis
Amazon river cruises: Is getting so close to wildlife ethical?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
"Further on we see a green iguana, then a canary-winged parakeet, then a prehistoric hoatzin with its punk-rocker hairstyle." But this paddle isn’t just for kicks: it’s an introduction to the Amazon’s biodiversity. “Animal density is 20 per cent... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt’s political hot potato heads to council TuesdayBasalt’s hottest political potato in at least 15 years will be mashed Tuesday n
Basalt’s political hot potato heads to council Tuesday
The Aspen Times / Posted 13 days ago
Basalt’s hottest political potato in at least 15 years will be mashed Tuesday night. The Town Council is scheduled to take action on a citizens’ initiative designed to force the town to buy part of the Pan and Fork property and preserve most of it... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Vancouver-based fighter Bibiano (The Flash) Fernandes travels the worldVancouver-based MMA fighter Bibiano (The Flash) Fernandes, right, is shown defe
Vancouver-based fighter Bibiano (The Flash) Fernandes travels the world
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Vancouver-based MMA fighter Bibiano (The Flash) Fernandes, right, is shown defending his One Championship bantamweight title against Finland's Toni Tauru in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 18, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - One Championship, Dux... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The world's best wildlife holidays: an A-Z guideToday there is nowhere so remote that it cannot be reached on a wildlife holida
The world's best wildlife holidays: an A-Z guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Today there is nowhere so remote that it cannot be reached on a wildlife holiday. The world is still a beautiful place in spite of everything we have done to it, and ecotourism itself has undergone an extraordinary metamorphosis, from a specialist... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Chinese Delegation Visits Manaus Free Trade Zoneby Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong13 January 2016 A delegation from Qingda
Chinese Delegation Visits Manaus Free Trade Zone
Tax-News.com / Posted 25 days ago
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong13 January 2016 A delegation from Qingdao in China's Shandong province visited the headquarters of the Superintendency of the Manaus Free Trade Zone (SUFRAMA) on... Read more
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Wakefield Today
When are the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since London 2012 - but it’s t
When are the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?
Wakefield Today / Posted 26 days ago
It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since London 2012 - but it’s time to get ready for the Olympic Games again. Now that 2016 has begun we can officially get excited - but if the event has crept up on you a little bit and you can’t... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
When are the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since London 2012 - but it’s t
When are the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 27 days ago
It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since London 2012 - but it’s time to get ready for the Olympic Games again. Now that 2016 has begun we can officially get excited - but if the event has crept up on you a little bit and you can’t... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Major John Russell-KingHe withdrew the remnants of his force, including the wounded, to the valley bel
Major John Russell-King
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
He withdrew the remnants of his force, including the wounded, to the valley below but he remained with 15 askaris to cover their withdrawal. The citation for the award to him of an Immediate MC paid tribute to his coolness and courage. It stated that... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Man on a mission – to restore nature’s beauty « Jersey Evening PostKrysta Eaves meets Dom Wormell, who views being head of mammals at Durrell as ‘
Man on a mission – to restore nature’s beauty « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 29 days ago
Krysta Eaves meets Dom Wormell, who views being head of mammals at Durrell as ‘more a passion than a job’ A TYPICAL day in the office for Dom Wormell could be anything from dealing with staff time-sheets to wandering around a South American... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil inflation hits 13-year high amid political crisisRIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's inflation rate hit a 13-year high in 2015, in what an
Brazil inflation hits 13-year high amid political crisis
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's inflation rate hit a 13-year high in 2015, in what analysts called payback for years of economic mismanagement, worsened by a political crisis in Latin America's biggest economy. A banana seller cleans his fruits at the... Read more

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