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The Republic of Acre

The interior of the Amazon basin has had an interesting history. While Manaus, the largest city in the interior of the Amazon, was founded in the 1660s, the western Amazon was one of the last areas of South America to … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Bracket

With the World Cup a mere moments away from starting, it is time to reveal my bracket for the tournament. Here it is. Screencapped from ESPN’s World Cup Bracket Predictor After a quick glance at the bracket, the four countries … Continue reading

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2014 World Cup Group Draw

With six months remaining until the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the eight groups have been laid out and the match schedule has been set. The 32 teams on the road to Brazil have been placed each into eight … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifying Playoffs: Mexico and Uruguay Secure Berths in Final Day of Qualifying

There are just under two weeks remaining until the final draw for the group stage of the 2014 World Cup, and the remaining two slots in the 32 country lineup were decided on November 20th. Both Mexico and Uruguay successfully … Continue reading

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21 Spots Filled for the 2014 World Cup

With a month and a half left until the final draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, most of the 32 eventual qualifying teams are set to book their tickets to Brazil. Brazil were automatically through as the … Continue reading

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