Kaspersky Lab warns that Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminals specializing in credit card cloning. - keep a close eye on your credit card statement
kaspersky.com /virus/2014/ Brazil-2014-Tips-for-Using-ATMs-and-Avoiding-Credit-Card-Cloning
Canadian Government County Travel Advisory is well organized and frequently updated.You may also call the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa toll-free at 0 800 891-6614.
Much solid independent info and regular contributors. Exceptional photos at Flickr
brazil travel blog.com
Brazil ATM Cash Machines in 2014 for savvy travelers [Banco do Brasil & Banco24Horas will usually work but be careful]
bloomberg.com/ news/2014-05-12/ endless-world-cup-atm-search-shows-disconnected-banks