Sun! Samba! Street crime! Red-faced Rio highlights the negative

Instagram post about being cheated in the city is accidentally shared by tourist agency When marketing Rio de Janeiro, Read more: https :// www.theguardian.com/ world-wide/ 2020/ feb/ 05/ brazilian-tourism-board-shares-awkward-instagram-post

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Latin America Roundup: Loft raises $175M, SoftBank invests in Mexicos Alphacredit and Rappi pulls back

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‘Like going back 40 years’: dismay as Bolsonaro backs abstinence-only sex ed

Brazilian presidents plan to cut teenage pregnancies inspired by a Christian pressure group and Trumps approach in the U Brazil’s government plans to push abstinence-based sex education to help chipped youthful pregnancy proportions, in a contentious shake policy in the…

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Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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‘Unqualified, dangerous’: the oddball officials running Bolsonaro’s Brazil

While the far-right president has trashed norms the lower status of his government have displayed jaw-dropping offensiveness Brazil’s far-right president, incendiary statements, scandal-hit lives. Endless column inches have also been devoted to the peculiarities and fanatical ideas of his top…

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Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties realise cynic consume of social media algorithms, automation and big data to operate public opinion at…

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Some People Started Filing Complaints About A Stray Kitty Roaming This Law Firm So They Hired Him

Far from everyone has a fondness for stray cats, but one feline in Brazil seemed to have all the luck in the world after it got a job offer in order to stillness its critics. Some people got angry about…

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Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality

Srgio Moro became a national hero for his character as a evaluate in the expansive grafting scandal Operation Car Wash Brazil’s justice minister, Sergio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of injuring reveals that have…

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How to Stream Brazil vs. Peru at the Copa America Final

This year’s final is already different from the past two editions–in 2015 and 2016 — in that Chile and Argentina haven’t realise it. Peru and Brazil made it by beating those teams in the semifinals and will now meet in…

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Amazon’s trees get taste of air of the future

Experiment aims to learn how rainforest might respond to rising CO2 levels An grandiose experimentation depth in the The structure was being been put forward around several spindly saplings, taking care to avoid stomping the soil. When all of Lapola’s…

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