Caxias


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Ca•xi•as

(kɑˈʃi əs)

n.
a city in NE Brazil. 125,771.
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Origin is a Brazilian company based in Caxias do Sul, RS, in the extreme south of the country.
The EDC (Equipment Deployment Centre) and OWF (Warehouse Fieldshop) for the Olympic venues situated in Duque de Caxias and the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro is delivered by Brazilian operator Embratel.
The service, aimed at both residential consumers and businesses in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Duque de Caxias and Nova Iguacu, currently passes more than 2 million households.
The oil spilled from a 40-inch diameter Orbig pipeline that runs 123 kms from Angra dos Reis, where the company unloads some of its largest tankers, to the Duque de Caxias Refinery (Reduc), where much of the oil is turned into gasoline, diesel and other fuels.
Cristiane Souza said she had invited the extended family to her home in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, for the supper on Wednesday.
Federal police in Caxias do Sul told Agencia Brasil said that a thousand more Ghana fans are expected to request asylum as they were able to enter Brazil through tourist visas for the month-long World Cup.
DUNLEER, Ireland and CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Rodrigo Rodrigues Petrus, University of Sao Paulo, Department of Food Engineering, PO Box 23, Av Duque de Caxias Norte 225, Elite Garden 13635900, Pirassununga, Sao Paulo, Brazil; phone: +55 19 35654308; email: rpetrus@usp.
The species was identified based on the literature and its voucher specimen deposited in the Herbarium of the University of Caxias do Sul (HUCS 38180).
That fate was not quite the way the veteran shot-stopper from Duque de Caxias had expected to prepare for his end-of-season World Cup dress rehearsal.
Within Brazil, Lord also has technical centers and/or offices in Rio de Janeiro, in Rio de Janeiro state; Sa So Jose dos Campos, in Sao Paulo state; Curitiba, in Pernambuco state; and Caxias do Sul, in Rio Grande do Sul state.
In Brazil, the company operates three plants that turn out over 20,000 buses every year and are located in Caxias do Sul (two) and Rio de Janeiro.