America Online Brasil launches with celebrity chat

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Actor Michael Douglas will kick off America Online Brazil on Nov. 16, chatting live from Sao Paulo. AOL and Cisneros Group of Cos., media, entertainment and telecommunications organizations in Latin America, are partnering in AOL's first venture into the Latin American market. America Online Brazil also has partnered with leading local providers including, Jornal do Brasil, Gazeta Mercantil, CBS Telenoticias, Gazeta Esportiva, IDG, Canal Web,, MegaTV, Reuters, 89 Rockwave and Editoria Delta. AOL Latin America plans to launch additional America Online services in Mexico and Argentina next year.

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