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State of the Tropics sees universities reach out to society

Paulo Rebêlo Scidev.net | 25.jul.2014 linkTwelve universities and research institutions from around the world have joined forces to assess the critical issues facing the world’s tropical regions and to examine how investments in aid, research and education affect development there.The in...
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Recife’s tech hub takes on Brazil’s wealthy south

Paulo Rebêlo BBC - 16/out/2013 linkIt’s one of Brazil’s biggest tech hubs, but Recife’s Porto Digital (Digital Harbour) is no gleaming expanse of shiny metal and glass. Instead, this tech park of more than 200 firms is located within the city’s historical neighbourhood.Launched with much h...
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Brazil’s Security Concerns Rise as 2014 FIFA World Cup Approaches

Paulo Rebêlo Diálogo - March 5, 2012 link originalBRASÍLIA — The head of the Federal Police in São Paulo is preparing his officers for Brazil’s upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup. South America’s largest country has never had to deal with a major terrorist attack and officially dismisses the existen...
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Ong Bak 2

Paulo Rebêlo Ohmynews International (link) 31.mar.2009When compared to the first "Ong Bak" movie, this 2008 sequel is pretty much a failure.Released in 2003 and by far one of the best and most intriguing martial arts movie ever made, "Ong Bak" is essential in every aspect for the action cinema...
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Things I will miss

Paulo Rebêlo The Budapest Sun - 13.junho.2007 link originalAfter almost one year living in Budapest, if someone asks me to make a list of what I have learned or what most caught my attention, it would be a problem to fit everything in this space. What I know for sure is what I will miss, some thin...
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Budapest: the little giant

Paulo Rebêlo The Budapest Sun - 14.mar.2007Is Budapest a big city? It depends on whom you ask. One of the demographic oddities of Latin American countries is the general absence of medium-sized cities. We have huge metropoli - usually capital of a State - where most people live nowadays. And then ...
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The Budapest Billing Game

Paulo Rebêlo The Budapest Sun - 14.fev.2007 - link originalYou have just finished a delicious duck breast with croquette potatoes. You are feeling good after the nice wine, directly from the Hungarian countryside. The palacsinta pancake for dessert was marvelous. You are full, your belly feels hap...
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Oh, for the love of Gábor!

Paulo Rebêlo The Budapest Sun - 21.dezembro.2006 link originalThe holiday season is a time when people get along more, cherish each other and even find themselves to be a little more romantic. In other words, it means that nine months from now we’ll be seeing hundreds and hundreds of shiny-lovely-...