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Amazonas

(äməzō`nəs), state (1996 pop. 2,390,102), 604,032 sq mi (1,564,445 sq km), NW Brazil. The capital is ManausManaus
, city (1996 pop. 1,158,265), capital of Amazonas state, NW Brazil, on the Rio Negro. It is the chief commercial and cultural center of the upper Amazon region and an important river port, with floating docks that can accommodate oceangoing vessels, including cruise ships.
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Amazonas

a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop.: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq. km (595 474 sq. miles)
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In that period, the amount invested by Minagri through Agroideas was S / .86.3 million soles, in 11 regions: Amazonas, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cusco, Hunuco, Junn, Lambayeque, Pasco, Piura, Puno and San Martin.
Later on Monday, a statement from the Amazonas state penitentiary department revised the number of deaths to 40 from an earlier 42 and said authorities had regained control of the four prisons.
"I just spoke with (Justice) Minister Sergio Moro, who is already sending a prison intervention team to the State of Amazonas, so that he can help us in this moment of crisis and a problem that is national: the problem of prisons," Amazonas state Gov.
Se hicieron 30 estimaciones poblacionales de delfines de rio en ecosistemas acuaticos asociados con las cuencas del Amazonas, el Orinoco y el Tocantins en Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brasil y Venezuela, entre los anos 2006 y 2018.
Danny Amazonas, born in Pingtung County of Taiwan, relocated to Brazil in 1960.
Consequently, although the Amazonas government was restructured, essential services were maintained and, most importantly, all its obligations were met (unlike those of some other Brazilian states, including Rio de Janeiro and Rio Grande do Sul, which were unable to meet all wage payments due to the fiscal crisis).
(1) Post-Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), R.
It was also reported that 67% of black caimans from the Mamiraua Development Reserve at the river Solimoes, Amazonas state, had nematodes in the gastric mucosa and ulcers with hemorrhagic aspects.
Grosso modo, o processo de consolidacao do territorio colonial portugues naquela parte da America dependia de muitas variaveis: a politica imperial portuguesa no globo; o delicado equilibrio de poder entre as potencias europeias no continente e em seus respectivos imperios coloniais; as politicas indigenas e indigenistas praticadas pelos diversos grupos indigenas e pelas referidas potencias coloniais europeias; e os interesses de e as acoes adotadas por diversos outros grupos ou individuos que habitavam as proximidades do rio Amazonas (negros, mesticos, portugueses, franceses, espanhois, holandeses, missionarios, entre outros).
Asi pues, fascinado por la leyenda tanto del hombre como de la ciudad, David Grann emprendio en 2005 su propio viaje al Amazonas y escribio este libro en el que, ademas de reflexionar sobre la obsesion y el espiritu de aventura, dibuja un retrato estremecedor de la degradacion a que ha sido tradicionalmente sometido el pulmon del planeta a manos no solo de los conquistadores (cuya destruccion se revela aqui mucho mayor de lo que todos habiamos imaginado), sino tambien de esos industriales del caucho, de la soya, de la madera y de la energia que, ademas de esquilmar la selva, la han convertido en la mayor fabrica de esclavos del siglo xx y, tambien, xxi.
Diante desse contexto, o objetivo deste estudo foi descrever o perfil epidemiologico dos casos notificados de sifilis em gestantes e de sifilis congenita nos estados brasileiros do Amazonas, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro e Rio Grande do Sul e no Distrito Federal.
perstans microfilariae morphologic identifications made using thick blood smears prepared from persons residing in the village of Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas state, Brazil.