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The Arena Amazonia soccer stadium is seen in this aerial view taken two days before its scheduled inauguration, in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 7, 2014.  REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Arena Amazonia soccer stadium is seen in this aerial view taken two days before its scheduled inauguration, in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Arena Amazonia soccer stadium is seen in this aerial view taken two days before its scheduled inauguration, in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this general view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this general view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this general view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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A general view of the harbour along the Rio Negro, a major tributary of the Amazon River, in Manaus, is seen in this file picture taken March 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

A general view of the harbour along the Rio Negro, a major tributary of the Amazon River, in Manaus, is seen in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

A general view of the harbour along the Rio Negro, a major tributary of the Amazon River, in Manaus, is seen in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this aerial view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this aerial view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

The Amazonas Theatre, one of the main tourist spots of the city, is seen in this aerial view taken in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014.   REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An aerial view of the Ariau hotel in the Amazon jungle near Manaus, in this file picture taken March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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An orchestra practises at the Amazonas Theatre in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An orchestra practises at the Amazonas Theatre in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files

An orchestra practises at the Amazonas Theatre in Manaus, in this file picture taken March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Files
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