Tag Archives: Brazil

Jamaicans No Longer Need a Visa To Travel To Brazil

Jamaicans will no longer require a visa to travel to Brazil. The Portia Simpson Miller-led Cabinet has approved an agreement between Jamaica and Brazil on the exemption of visa requirements for their respective nationals. “The arrangement will serve to deepen the bilateral trade ties between Jamaica and the Federal Republic of Brazil,” the government said. “The visa-free regime will now ...

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Brazil & Jamaica Sign us$98K Water Management Contract

The island’s capacity to manage its water resources is to be strengthened with the signing of a US$98,000 (J$11,005,176.93) contract between Jamaica and Brazil. Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill, who signed on Jamaica’s behalf on August 7, at the Ministry in Kingston, said that the project represented the continued commitment of the Ministry and its ...

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James Rodriquez’s Volley Voted World Cup’s Best Goal

James Rodriguez’s spectacular volley against Uruguay was crowned the best goal of the World Cup today. Rodriguez became the hot property of the World Cup with his six goals that gave him the Golden Boot for the top scorer. Robin van Persie’s diving header for Netherlands against Spain in Group B came second.

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Germany Are The World Cup Champions

Germany claimed their fourth World Cup win defeating Argentina 1-0 in the 2014 final at the Maracana in Brazil today. With seven minutes left before penalty kicks substitute Mario Gotze slipped behind the Argentina defence to smash the ball into the far corner of the net. After Germany’s goal Argentina threw everything into attack but it was not to be ...

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World Cup Update: The Dutch Are Third Place Champions After Defating Brazil 3-0

The Dutch have won this third place game convincingly thanks to a Van Persie penalty, and goals from Blind and Wijnaldum. The Dutch have been unbeaten in full time through out the entire World Cup competition. The final game will be played tomorrow between Germany and Argentina.

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World Cup Update: Argentina Defeat The Dutch 4-2 on Penalties and Head To The World Cup Finals

Argentina are into the finals! They will face Germany on Sunday after Maxi Rodriguez converted his penalty. After a scoreless 120 minutes, it was Sergio Romero who was the hero. He saved penalty kicks from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder, with Rodriguez scoring the crucial spot kick. Holland will face Brazil in the third place match on Saturday.

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World Cup Update: Germany Disgrace Brazil and Beat Them 7-1

The referee brings the game to an end and the Germans celebrate, while Brazil and their supporters can barely believe what’s happened in the past 90 minutes. The result sees Germany through to the Final on Sunday, while Brazil will head to Brasilia on Saturday to compete in the Match for Third Place. Germany is the first team to score ...

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World Cup Update: The Dutch Are Through To The Semis After Beating Costa Rica 4-3 on Penalties

The Dutch have seen off Costa Rica with their first World Cup penalty shootout win, and Tim Krul is the hero in Salvador. After a tense 120 minutes, in which the Netherlands hit the woodwork twice, the Newcastle United man was brought on with seconds remaining. Louis van Gaal’s decision to bring Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout paid ...

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World Cup Update: Argentina Defeat Belgium 1-0 And Head To The Semis

An 8th minute strike by Gonzalo Higuain secured an Argentina 1-0 victory over Belgium today, as they booked their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup. Belgium looked disjointed in their attack, but pressed for an equaliser as the game came to a close, but Argentina withstood the pressure. Argentina now await the winners of the Netherlands versus ...

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World Cup Update: Brazil Defeat Colombia 2-1 And Secure Their Place in The Semis

It’s finished in Fortaleza and the hosts are through to a mouthwatering semi-final clash with Germany on Tuesday. Thiago Silva opened the scoring in the opening ten minutes before a thunderous David Luiz free-kick doubled his side’s advantage. James Rodriguez’s sixth of the tournament, a penalty after Julio Cesar had fouled Bacca, halved the deficit but Brazil held on to ...

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