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Stories for March 23rd 2014

  • Sunday, March 23rd 2014 - 09:43 UTC

    Federal troops to Rio do Janeiro to try and contain attacks against the police

    With less than 90 days to the World Cup, the city of Rio seems unable to contain violence

    The government in Brazil says it will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to help deal with a spate of violent attacks targeting the city's police. The decision came after the governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Sergio Cabral, asked President Dilma Rousseff for government support ahead of the football World Cup in June.

  • Sunday, March 23rd 2014 - 08:54 UTC

    Falklands included in Norwegian and Windstar cruises, announces Sulivan

    Sammy Marsh attended the major cruise industry event in Miami

    The Norwegian Cruise Line operating in South America will be returning to the Falkland Islands for the 2015/16 season after a four year absence, announced Sulivan Shipping Service Ltd. Coordinator Sammy Marsh, who together with the Falklands Tourist Board Manager Tony Mason attended the latest edition of the Cruise Shipping Miami conference.