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Brazil Visa waiver from June 1st to Sept 18th 2016

Brazil Visa waiver from June 1st to Sept 18th 2016

  For those travelers thinking about going to Brazil, this is a good time. Not just during the Olympic Games šŸ™‚ The reason? The Brazilian government is offering a visa waiver for tourist from JUNE 1st 2016 to September 18th 2016.- For the citizens of United States, Canada & Japan. A valid passport is required but no additional during this time. Proof of ticket purchase to the Olympic Games is not required in order to benefit from the visa waiver…

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Del Potro wins Bronze Medal at London Olympics and makes tennis history.

Del Potro wins Bronze Medal at London Olympics and makes tennis history.

Our best tennis player, Juan Martin del Potro just won the 1st medal for Argentina in the London Olympics! Last Friday semifinals marathon match versus #1 tennis player Roger Federer where their last set score was 19-17 left Juan Martin Del Potro out of the finals. It was a heartbreak for Delpo missing an opportunity to win gold for Argentina. But today was a different story. He played very strong and steady match versus another great player NovakĀ DjocovicĀ from Serbia. Final…

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South American olympic medal count and other interesting trivia.

South American olympic medal count and other interesting trivia.

11 countries from South America went to London this year to compete in 2012 Olympiad. Out of those countries only three have won medals so far: Brazil with the count of 6, Colombia with 3 and Venezuela with 1. The total of 10 medals is well below that of the United States which as of this writing holds 43. But as we all might think, the Olympics is not just about the medal count, it’s about the coming together of…

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Dakar 2012 – Argentina, Chile, Peru.

Dakar 2012 – Argentina, Chile, Peru.

This legendary yearly adventure rally which originally started in 1978 with a route from Paris to Dakar is in its 33rd edition and for the third time in South America. The adrenaline packed race through remote desert regions takes place over 14 stages with participants from 50 countries and is viewed by over one billion people from all over the planet. The participants test their endurance and navigational skills while riding on motorcycles, in trucks, cars and quads in hopes…

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Argentine futbol magician in Barcelona

Argentine futbol magician in Barcelona

In an epic, ancient rivalry of Spain’s two most prominent teams in futbol (that’s soccer for us Yankees:) Real Madrid and Barcelona, Lionel Messi showed the fans again why he may be the greatest player ever. There are some who disagree but more on that in a moment. In the April 27th game between Madrid and Barcelona, Messi scored both and only goals advancing Barcelona to Champions League final in Europe. His second goal was from the standpoint of a…

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