Category Archives: Brazil

Brazil looks set to fuel a war on poverty with newly discovered oil reserves

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, inaugurated the country’s new deepwater oil field on Tuesday. Trial extraction of oil by Petrobras began in the Jubarte oil field 77 kilometers off the coast of the state of Espirito … Continue reading

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Patents versus Patients! (Part 2)

I am writing the second part of one of my previous posts titled Patents versus Patients! after a long time. The Indian courtrooms are witnessing a series of battles that are going to determine the fate of millions of Earthlings … Continue reading

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Croatia stun Germany and Austria salvage a draw against Poland

Finally, I managed to watch two complete Euro 2008 games yesterday. I could not post this after the matches got over as it was too late. It’s too late to write match reviews now, so I’ll just write a summary. … Continue reading

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Adeus Guga!

Gustavo Kuerten, a former World No. 1 tennis player from Brazil and a three-time winner of the French Open, has bid farewell to professional tennis. Read more about the career of this tennis pro from Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil in … Continue reading

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Ro . . . Ro . . . Romário!

One of my favourite footballers has retired from competitive football. You can read all about the outstanding career of Romário de Souza Faria on this wikipedia article. The first time I watched most of the matches of any soccer tournament … Continue reading

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