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Oil plunge claims first victims in Mexico

Oil plunge claims first victims in Mexico
By Marco N. Yurén. More than 10,000 workers sub-contracted by Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) through petroleum service companies lost their jobs in January due to the cancellation of contracts with this Mexican oil company in the face of world crude oil prices. The reason was that these companies were unable to continue working with petroleum prices below $50 a barrel. The decision was made in the Northeast Marine Region located close to Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, one of Pemex’s most important areas in Mexico, where production fell by 6.9 percent in 2014. Faced with this situation, Mexic...

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Saturday, January 31, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Nightlife Guide
Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Very special guest Branko of Buraka Som Sistema will join the Wobble party tonight at Fosfobox in Copacabana. Formed in 2006, the Portuguese group Buraka Som Sistema is well known for fusing the African genres of kudro and zouk with bass, breakbeat and progressive dance music. Their popular singles include […]...

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Vila Isabel Samba School Ready for Carnival 2015

Vila Isabel Samba School Ready for Carnival 2015
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Well known for their sambas-enredo (Carnival theme songs) G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel will enter the famed Sambódromo in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, February 15th as the fourth samba school to compete in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) for the 2015 Carnival championship. […]...



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