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Hotels in Rio de Janeiro Will be Fined for Adding Hidden Costs

Hotels in Rio de Janeiro Will be Fined for Adding Hidden Costs

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A new law in Rio de Janeiro city will guarantee tourists rights to know the prices of hotel amenities before the booking process is completed.…

Opinion and Editorial View All

Opinion: Brazil’s Busted Budget

Opinion: Brazil’s Busted Budget

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The government has just submitted to Congress its proposed Budget for 2016, together with the obligatory four year plan…

Nightlife Guide

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, September 4, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, September 4, 2015

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of of trap, hip hop, rap, future funk and raga…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, September 3, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, September 3, 2015

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight American indie, folk, and roots singer-songwriter Sam Beam, better known by his stage name…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Wednesday night the Lapa Irish Pub is hosting the RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) party. With…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Billed by organizers, as “The Best Tuesday Party,” the weekly Feel Leblon event is back…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, August 31, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, August 31, 2015

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of improvisational comedy as Monday Night Live returns to…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, August 30, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sunday’s Rio de Janeiro Nightlife Pick – Still going strong after its return earlier this year, the popular Arpex Party…

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, August 29, 2015

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Inflamável party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with a special Girl’s Night Out…

Food View All

Gourmet Restaurant with Urban Art Opens in Rio’s Botafogo

Gourmet Restaurant with Urban Art Opens in Rio’s Botafogo

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Inaugurated on Tuesday, August 25th in the neighborhood of…

Food Bikes Festival Returns to Rio in Barra da Tijuca

Food Bikes Festival Returns to Rio in Barra da Tijuca

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Food Bikes Festival will return to Rio Design…

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New Novela Aims to Portray Life in Rio’s Favelas “Realistically”

New Novela Aims to Portray Life in Rio’s Favelas “Realistically”

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “A Regra do Jogo” (The Rules of the Game), the hotly-anticipated novela (soap opera)…

Art and Culture View All

New Exhibition Showcases Works of Rio’s Afro-Brazilian Women

New Exhibition Showcases Works of Rio’s Afro-Brazilian Women

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following an inauguration event on Saturday, August 29th, the #AfroGrafiteiras exhibition will open to…

Apartments for Rent View All

For Rent: House in Penedo

For Rent: House in Penedo

House for rent in Penedo, overlooking Riacho das Pedras (Stony Brook). 1km from town center, 150…

Real Estate for Sale View All

For Sale: 5BR Duplex Penthouse, R$1.69MM, Ipanema

For Sale: 5BR Duplex Penthouse, R$1.69MM, Ipanema

Charming large duplex penthouse apartment in best point of Ipanema with incredibly practical layout for urban…

Help Wanted View All

Help Wanted: English Teachers in Tiradentes, MG

Help Wanted: English Teachers in Tiradentes, MG

Native speaking, high-enthusiasm teacher to work at an English immersion school in the historical city of…

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Services: Executive/Personal Car Service and Driver

Services: Executive/Personal Car Service and Driver

Executive/Personal Drive Service for short trips (Buzios, Angra, Petropolis, Teresópolis Itaipava, etc.), transfers in & out…