Monthly Archives: March 2009

Week of Zona Sul Drug Violence

By Cornelius Conboy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Drug wars spilled out of the favelas into the Zona Sul last week as violence escalated...

6th Round of Taça Rio

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The eight games of the 6th round of Taça Rio were played this Saturday (March 29th)....

Rio’s Overlooked Treasure: Glória

By Nicole Pelligrino, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - What if there existed a neighborhood that was: affordable, verdant, peaceful, tightly-knit, safe, pedestrian and car-friendly,...

Flamengo Victories Alieve Worries

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - After a great effort, the Flamengo directors managed, against all odds, to get the players' delayed...

Help Discotech to Close

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - It has been high on Governor Sergio Cabral’s hit list for several years, but it now...

Indigo Investments in Penthouses

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a degree in chartered surveying and several successful projects in the British Isles behind him,...

Reforming the Health Business

By Sarah O’Sullivan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Jose Gomes Temporao, the national health minister, plans to “radically reform” Brazil’s public health care system....

Fight for Peace Boxing Club

By Sarah O'Sullivan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - An Englishman has spent the last seven years fighting to provide an alternative for youngsters living...

Arraial do Cabo, Oásis in the Making

By Hakan Almerfors, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a population of around 25,000, Arraial is one of the more popular tourist destinations in...

Pandeiro Jazz

By Naomi Orton, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The pandeiro is perhaps to Brazilian music what the saxophone is to jazz and the violin...
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