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Santos

(sän`to͞os), city (1996 pop. 412,288), São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the island of São Vicente in the Atlantic just off the mainland. It is 40 mi (64 km) SE of the city of São Paulo, with which it is linked by rail and by the Via Anchieta highway. Santos is the world's greatest coffee port and the chief shipping point for the rich interior of São Paulo state. It handles the major share of Brazilian exports, including, besides coffee, oranges, bananas, cotton, and industrial products. Along its spacious harbor there are more than 4 mi (6 km) of modern wharves. Santos was founded c.1540 near the settlement of São Vicente. It was sacked by the English in 1591. Santos is a fashionable residential area and resort center with fine beaches.

Santos

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in São Paulo State. Population, 345,500 (1970). A major port, Santos serves as the gateway to the sea for the state of São Paulo; in 1972 it had a freight turnover of 13.1 million tons. As much as three-fourths of Brazil’s coffee exports pass through Santos; bananas, cotton, pineapples, and other agricultural products are also exported. The city is a railroad junction as well. It has enterprises producing flour, sugar, and canned goods. Other industries include metalworking and the manufacture of fertilizers. Santos was founded in the first half of the 16th century.

Santos

a port in S Brazil, in São Paulo state: the world's leading coffee port. Pop.: 1 634 000 (2005 est.)
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In this manner, Lourenco is being thoroughly checked and balanced--even his vicepresident, Bornito de Sousa, is known to have a good relationship with dos Santos and will undoubtedly be keeping his interests at play in the new administration.
Jail records show Santos was bailed out by Lucy Santos, who appears to be Santos' ex-wife, for $280.
Aside from his penchant for writing lyrics, Santos is a good dancer.
El siguiente paso es San Miguel de Tucuman donde a Santos ya no le queda morfina.
I'm definitely a pass first kind of guy who just likes to go out there and run the team,'' Santos said.
Investigators are probing whether Santos was murdered by a drugs gang because of the work of his wife, with the report adding that police have begun searching for the rest of Santos' body.
The woman then refused to perform a sex act on Santos and began to "mock him".
Santos first met with the Desoto family on Wednesday, together with the local mayor, to check on them after visiting the victims confined then at the Guam Memorial Hospital.
For this major project, Santos undertook a thorough technical evaluation of the available solutions on the market and selected Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise because of its integrated project life-cycle approach, which is aligned with Santos's vision to support the growth of its business.
That could easily happen again so have a saver on Dos Santos at 9-2 to win in the second.
Accounting errors that allegedly inflated the value of GSS' Banco Panamericano are being probed by the country's central bank after Santos was forced to ask for a 2.