Archive for November, 2011

europalia.brasil 2011 traces evolution of Brazilian Design

Comments Off | 11-12-2011

The Design Vlaanderen Center in Brussels dedicates until February 2012 an exhibition to trace the evolution of Brazilian Design. The exhibition is part of Europalia 2011, an European festival that will celebrate the Brazilian culture in Belgium and four other countries.
Brazilian design started to be recognised in the 1950s. Since the creation of the Graduate [...]

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New home and emergency health care programmes are launched in Brazil

Comments Off | 11-10-2011

President Dilma Rousseff announced on November 8 the creation of a nation-wide home care program (“Melhor em Casa”), aiming to expand the services of the Brazilian National Health System (SUS). The goal is to achieve by 2014 one thousand home care teams and 400 support teams throughout the country. Investments are expected to reach 600 [...]

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G20 launches Action Plan for Growth and Job Creation

Comments Off | 11-8-2011

Gathered in France, the leaders of the G20 launched on November 4 the “Cannes Action Plan for Growth and Jobs”. The plan aims at addressing short-term vulnerabilities and strengthening medium-term foundations for growth and job creation. It underlines the committment of the G20 leaders to support the recovery, ensure financial stability and restore confidence. As [...]

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CIMCORP Wins Contract To Upgrade The Military Police’s Server Infrastructure And Virtualization Environment

Comments Off | 11-2-2011

Midas Medici Group Holdings Inc., an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, announced that its CIMCORP brand has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil. CIMCORP will be upgrading the Military Police’s server infrastructure and enhancing its virtualization environment.
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Brazil announces proposals to promote sustainable development ahead of Rio+20

Comments Off | 11-2-2011

The Brazilian government released on November 1 the proposals it will bring to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to be held in Rio de Janeiro from May 28 to June 6, 2012. The proposals demonstrate Brazil’s commitment to sustainable development and to one of its essential elements, poverty eradication, as well as [...]

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TNK-Brasil Signs Farm-In and Operating Agreement with Brazil’s HRT O&G

Comments Off | 11-1-2011

TNK-Brasil (a 100% subsidiary of TNK-BP Group) announced Monday that it has signed a farm-in and a joint operating agreement (JOA) with the Brazilian company HRT O&G. Through the deal TNK-Brasil will acquire a 45% stake in the Solimoes Basin project in Brazil.
The 21 oil and gas exploration blocks, majority owned and operated by HRT [...]

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