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World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 13, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 13, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 13, 2014 covers the death of a Brazilian presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos. It also covers the visit of Pope Francis to South Korea, and the first death of a foreign journalist in Gaza in a bomb-disposal accident. Brazilian Presidential Candidate Dies in Plane Crash […]

Vladimir Putin Brings Russia to Latin America

Vladimir Putin Brings Russia to Latin America

Russia’s efforts as Vladimir Putin brings Russia to Latin America would have been unthinkable just a few decades ago. First there was the Monroe Doctrine, established in 1823 by United States President James Monroe. The Monroe Doctrine declared that any effort by European nations to involve themselves in North or South America would be viewed […]

Brazil Artists Using World Cup to Increase Awareness

Brazil Artists Using World Cup to Increase Awareness

As the 2014 World Cup winds down in Brazil, fans are beginning to process everything they have seen in the games. Some are also looking at the social issues in Brazil, which were highlighted during the preparation for the tournament. These issues caused the world to wonder what was next for a country which was […]

World Cup Protests Highly Organized

World Cup Protests Highly Organized

Protesters in Sao Paulo have been using a diverse set of highly organized tactics to disrupt the opening of the World cup. Protester from fifteen different social movements have been working in coordination with each other to force the Brazilian government to improve living conditions, and end what is seen as government corruption around Brazil’s […]

FIFA World Cup Monorail Tragedy [Video]

FIFA World Cup Monorail Tragedy [Video]

In a tragic event late Monday afternoon, an almost 100 foot section of concrete from a monorail building project fell, killing one young Brazilian worker and injuring two others just days before the FIFA World Cup is set to kickoff in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The monorail collapse happened above one of the city’s busiest intersections […]

Chromecast Launches WatchESPN App for World Cup

Chromecast Launches WatchESPN App for World Cup

The World Cup in Brazil is just over a week away and billions of people are expected to tune in to this years competition. This year, however, it will be even easier for Chromecast users to watch the beautiful games because ESPN has announced a new partnership with Google to launch their WatchESPN app. “Next week, […]

Rio Pollution Latest Problem in Olympic-Bound City

Rio Pollution Latest Problem in Olympic-Bound City

In the wake of the International Olympic Committee announcing that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil would host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, many were skeptical. The main reason Rio was deemed as a controversial location is due to the massive crime that takes place in the region. Additionally, there were many questioning if the city could […]

Sunshine in a Bottle is Changing the Lives of Millions All Over the World

Sunshine in a Bottle is Changing the Lives of Millions All Over the World

A fairly new invention has been lighting up the world and it has nothing to do with Thomas Edison and everything to do with the Sun. In fact sunshine in a bottle is changing the lives of millions all over the planet. Back in 2002, Alfredo Moser, who was a mechanic in Brazil, had a […]

FIFA World Cup Protests Spread Throughout Brazil

FIFA World Cup Protests Spread Throughout Brazil

Renewed protests in Brazil against the upcoming FIFA World Cup have begun anew amidst growing anger with government spending. Two major roads into Sao Paulo were blocked by protesters who erected barricades and burnt tires, while others waved banners and hurled stones. Scuffles with police also broke out there and in Rio de Janeiro as […]

Olympics in 2016 Could Be Held in London

Olympics in 2016 Could Be Held in London

The 2016 Olympics that are due to be held in Rio could actually be moved to London. There are growing concerns that Brazil will not be ready for the event in two years time, and the United Kingdom will be in the best position consider it held the 2012 games. British newspaper The Independent has […]

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