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    of the Mae Preta. The idea to construct a commemorative figure honoring black wet-nurses was popularized in Rio de Janeiro as well as Sao Paulo. In looking at these two cities, both worked to reformulate the white interpretations of the Mae Preta, and to define black inclusion on differing terms. In Rio de Janeiro, the Mae Preta was viewed as symbolic of the racial mixture of Brazil. In Rio, a modernist sensibility was taking over that supported the rich diverse history and contributions of…

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    Guyana Frontier Mining Corporation (GMFC) is a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: GYG), and is focused on the exploration, discovery and development of precious metals deposits located within the South American country of Guyana. The company formerly Shoreham Resources Ltd came into operation in the year 1987 and began acquiring interests in Guyanese gold exploration properties in 2007. The company holds various rights to obtain working interest in…

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    Essay On Brazil Economy

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    Brazil’s flourishing economy makes for a productive business venture from foreign investors. Due to its high GDP, Brazil proves to be a moderately certain potential asset. Ranked 8th overall by cia.gov, with a GDP (PPP) of over 3 trillion U.S dollars, Brazil economically dwarfs all of the other south American countries it competes with. This combined with a low cost of living and operating makes it a great place to do business. Since 2008, Brazil has become a net external creditor and all three…

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    A global trend that seems to impact every country in the world one way or another seems to be urbanization. Worldwide the idea of living in a big booming is becoming more and more popular. Cities mainly appeal to people as social, commercial, and political hubs. Their allure also comes from the unique culture that every city has. Although seeming glamorous, there is a dark side of urban life. Overpopulation, high unemployment rates, poor infrastructure, discrimination as well as many other…

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    just too great” “2016 Olympians will be competing in poop water”. These are currently the fears that are looming over Rio for the upcoming Olympics. These problems should cause great concern and need to be acted upon. Rio Olympics should not go ahead until all countries can be certain that their athletes will be safe from disease and untreated waters and also have reliable security. Rio was chosen to hold the 2016 Summer Olympics in 2009 by the International Olympic Committee. Because of this…

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    Diamond mining is a beneficial industry for the economy, but many worry that the money gained from the industry isn't worth the cost of how diamond mining affects people and the environment. While there are precautions taken the argument "Diamond Mining: Harmful to the Environment" is the best supported argument as the author appeals to the majority of people's emotions with an ecofriendly view, uses specific examples that are relevant to our world today, and proves their point strongly…

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    Latin America Geography

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    for economic accessibility” Latin America has large populations even in geographically challenging locations. The geography of Latin America is a major influence on tourism and trade. There are also coastal regions such as the beautiful beaches of Rio De Janero in which tourism is critical to the success of their economy. All of these different regions bring a different opportunities of jobs based on trade and tourism. For example if you live near a beach you might be a fisherman or…

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    Is Rio, a suitable host for the Olympics, has been the subject of much debate in the media recently. It is in response to this discussion that Chris Berg has written his article "Rio's financial crisis reveals the moral bankruptcy of the Olympics" and Mark Knight has also drawn a cartoon. In his article, published in The ABC News on 21 June 2016, Berg contends in a frustrated and critical tone that it is the epitome of government waste. Berg's intended audience seem to be comprised of the people…

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    City Of God Analysis

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    Cycle of Violence in City of God City of God is a film by Fernaldo Mereilles and Katia Lund. The film is narrated by a young boy named Rocket and focused on the stories of the local gang leaders in Rio de Janeiro. Rocket observes countless acts of violence to and from the people of the City of God. Although the plot is driven by numerous individual acts of violence, the film illustrates a cycle of violence throughout the generations. Violence causes death, which incites revenge. Almost…

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    Research Paper About Rio

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    Rio is located in Brazil, it is a huge seaside city, famed for all of its tourist attractions , great tasting foods and festivals. Founded in 1565 by the portuguese, later in 1763 it became the capital city of Brazil. Rio is the 2nd largest city in brazil, the 6th largest city in the americas, and the world's thirty fifth largest city by population. Rio De Janeiro is one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival, samba, bossa nova and…

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