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    Boeing 737 MAX to return to skies

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 05:39pm on December 09, 2020

    Nearly 21 months after it was grounded following two deadly crashes, the Boeing 737 MAX will return to the skies Wednesday with a flight by...

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    Rio carnival postponed first time in 108yrs

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:51pm on September 25, 2020

    Rio de Janeiro's world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February 2021...

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    Neymar, Nike part ways after 15 years

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:38am on August 30, 2020

    Nike said Saturday it had parted ways with Neymar, ending one of its most high-profile sponsorship deals a decade and a half after signing the...

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    Rio reopens Christ the Redeemer, other sites

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:35am on August 16, 2020

    Major tourist sites in Rio de Janeiro, including the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking the Brazilian city, reopened to the public on Saturday after...

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    Brazil strikes deal to produce Oxford test vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:40am on June 28, 2020

    Brazil said Saturday it had reached a deal to produce up to 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University, which...

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