Flavio Dino
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A lecturer in Constitutional Law at several public and private institutions, Flávio Dino has been a federal judge and the General Secretary of the National Justice Council (CNJ), the agency which initiated the work of achieving transparency in the judiciary in Brazil. In 2006, he was elected a federal deputy for the Brazilian Communist Party, and for four years running he was voted one of the best parliamentarians in the country by journalists covering the National Congress (Focus on the Congress Prize). Since 2011, he has been the Chairman of Embratur, the public body responsible for promoting tourism in Brazil.

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Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 Cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup - Belo Horizonte

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 11:46 AM

Belo Horizonte was one of the first planned capital cities of Brazil. Surrounded by mountains, it has nearly 2.5 million inhabitants and is famous nationwide, for its more than 14 thousand bars, called "botecos" (pubs) in Brazil.

"BH", as it is also called, is in the state capital of Minas...

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Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 Cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 4:54 AM

Manaus

On June 14th, Britain begins its journey in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in a city that combines the comfort of a huge metropolis alongside access to the most diverse biosphere on the planet. Manaus, the capital of Amazonas, is located where the Negro River meets the Solimões River...

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Embratur Launches New Ad Campaign Ahead of the World Cup 2014

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 4:15 AM

The new film shows Brazil "tidying up the house" to receive the expected 600,000 foreigners for the 2014 World Cup. This year, the campaign will receive an investment of US$ 10 million and will appear in seven countries.

Our new advertising campaign has been launched in seven countries and is...

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Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup - Salvador, BA

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 5:37 AM


*This blogpost is part of a series on the 12 host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in partnership with the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur)
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Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia (in Northeastern Brazil), is another...

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Embratur Sets Up 13 Brazilian Tourism Offices Around the Globe

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 5:01 AM

This year Embratur, the agency responsible for promoting Brazil's tourism abroad, will set up 13 Brazilian Tourism Offices (EBTs) in four continents. These offices will function as real embassies for Brazil's tourist attractions, gathering information which will be available to operators, travel agents and also the end consumers. That way,...

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Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 Cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 6:34 AM

It's safe to say that Brasilia, capital of our beautiful country, is by far the most unique city in Brazil. It was born of a dream, almost literally, and became a Brazilian utopia. Brasilia is one of the most important chapters in our recent history when, in the 1960's, the...

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Brazil Invests in Its Historic Cities

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 5:52 AM

This month President Dilma Rousseff presented the works schedule for the PAC (Development Acceleration Programme) for Historic Cities. Some 1.6 billion reais will be invested in 44 cities across 20 states, to restore 425 buildings and public spaces over the course of the next three years. As well as this,...

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Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 Cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup - São Paulo

(1) Comments | Posted August 22, 2013 | 7:00 PM

As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup we have put together a list of recommendations with the hope that these tips will ensure the trip is memorable both in and out of the stadiums and that regardless of how well your team performs. We will begin this...

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The Messages of Pope Francis

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 7:31 AM

Pope Francis spent a week in Brazil for World Youth Day. It was a magnificent event, culminating in a Mass on Rio's Copacabana Beach and attended by over three million people.

All of the Pope's actions sought to emphasise a posture of simplicity and closeness to the people: he emerged...

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Mega-Events Give a Boost to the Brazilian Economy

(1) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 10:16 AM

During the Confederations Cup, the streets of Brazil were occupied by crowds demanding public services worthy of a country which is the world's sixth largest economy. Certainly a just demand. The economic wealth produced by a nation must be converted into welfare for the people. This must be a constant...

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