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The Amazonian city of Manaus, Brazil, is more than just a World Cup 2014 host

The National 01 Nov 2020
The materials travelled thousands of kilometres by ship across the Atlantic and up the murky waters of the Amazon River, and were painstakingly reassembled in the stifling Amazonian heat ... Swarms of passengers come to and fro, seeking out the boat that will travel down the Amazon River, or upstream along one of its tributaries.
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‘Borat’ sequel stunts make benefit Amazon Prime. But how many people watched?

The Los Angeles Times 28 Oct 2020
Nor did Amazon disclose how much the “Borat” sequel generated at the box office as it played in select theaters, including some Los Angeles-area drive-ins ... In the lead-up to release, Amazon sent giant Borat balloons floating on ships down the Thames in London, the Hudson River in New York, Toronto’s Harbourfront and Praia do Arpoador in Rio.
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Brazil indigenous protesters defy court, resume roadblock

Manila Standard Today 19 Aug 2020
The highway is an important artery for farmers in Brazil's agricultural heartland to ship corn and soybeans, two of the country's main exports, to the river ports of the Amazon and beyond ... The highway, which was built during Brazil's military dictatorship (1964-1985) to develop the Amazon region, was fully paved earlier this year.
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Brazil indigenous tribe ordered to end protest blocking key grains export route

Metro USA 18 Aug 2020
... of the Amazon to connect grain-producing Mato Grosso state to river ports for soy and corn ... The railway will run parallel to the BR-163 highway, which has become an important route for exporting grains to the river ports for transshipment onto larger ships on the Amazon river.
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Indigenous tribe blocks key Brazil grains export route

Canada Dot Com 17 Aug 2020
... of the Amazon to connect grain-producing Mato Grosso state to river ports for soy and corn ... The railway will run parallel to the BR-163 highway, which has become an important route for exporting grains to the river ports for transshipment onto larger ships on the Amazon river.
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MRN bauxite mine leaves legacy of pollution, poverty in Brazilian Amazon

Mongabay 04 Jun 2020
... likely future of bauxite mining in the Trombetas river basin and Amazon delta ... The oceangoing ships are coming up the Amazon and Trombetas rivers to collect ore from Mineração Rio do Norte (MRN), the world’s fourth largest…This article was originally published on Mongabay .
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Death toll rises to 13 in capsized Amazon ship in Brazil

Sina 03 Mar 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 2 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a ship accident over the weekend in northern Brazil's Amazon River climbed to 13, rescue teams said Monday.
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Death toll from N. Brazil shipwreck hits 6

China.dot.org 02 Mar 2020
The ship left Amapa state for neighboring Para state on Friday evening and capsized on the Amazon River early on Saturday morning.
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2 dead, 16 missing in shipwreck in northern Brazil

China.dot.org 01 Mar 2020
According to local authorities, some 60 to 70 people were traveling in the ship, which was sailing on the Amazon River ...
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A world of cruise options to kick off the new decade

Union Leader 29 Dec 2019
9, the city is chartering at least one large ship to serve as a floating hotel in response to a shortage of rooms on dry land ... The Douro River, Portugal ... Luxury tour operator Tauck and luxury brand Uniworld River Cruises are each debuting ships in the spring ... Joining them is Aqua Expeditions, best known for its top-notch Amazon River sailings.
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8 Cruise Destinations to Inspire Your 2020 Travel Plans

Time Magazine 27 Dec 2019
Remember when Olympic organizers in Rio de Janeiro slept on cruise ships and called them “floating hotels”? Tokyo will do the same for its turn in the spotlight ... and luxury brand Uniworld River Cruises are each debuting ships in the spring ... Joining them is Aqua Expeditions, best known for its top-notch Amazon River sailings ... Nile River.
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Deforestation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroad

The Post-Star 13 Dec 2019
The town, at junction of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers, is an important hub where grain is loaded onto barges for a downriver trip that takes days, then poured into ships' holds and dispatched across the world, largely to China ... at the confluence of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers.
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Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads

The Post-Star 13 Dec 2019
The town, at junction of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers, is an important hub where grain is loaded onto barges for a downriver trip that takes days, then poured into ships' holds and dispatched across the world, largely to China ... at the confluence of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers.
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