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  1. Brazil Recession Means Blue Christmas For Vendors In Paraguay Border Town

    IBTimes - Finance 05.24 / 19:29 ibtimes.com
    CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Paraguay -- A 28-year-old vendor named Ever is slouched against his rack of shrink-wrapped Adidas and Nike sneakers. Sales are abysmal, he says, standing under a tented corridor, one of many shopping venues in this sprawling border town. Other vendors sit idly at makeshift booths of T-shirts, toys, perfume bottles and smartphone accessories. At indoor kiosks and nearby department stores, statues of Santa Claus and glittering elves greet a tiny trickle of cu…