Monthly Archives: July 2009

Brazil in Middle East Nuclear Talks

By Juliana Tafur, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is on a ten-day trip to South America, aimed at promoting...

Election Coverage: Dilma Rousseff

By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Gringo Times continues it's coverage of the forthcoming presidential election in this the first...

Every Hour is Happy Hour in Belize

By Aaron Smith, Contributing Reporter BELIZE - “White skin brother from a different mother,” resident poet Cecil, crafting verse for his supper on Caye Caulker,...

Sarney Scandal Wildfire Heats Up

By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Recently, The Economist called the Sarney case a “House of Horrors”. Rightly so, the case...

Carioca Serie A Fortunes Improve

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Another double-header in the Brasileirão this week saw Rio's three clubs playing two games in five...

Petrobras Opens Cuban Office

By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras has announced the opening of its first Cuban office, in...

Laranjeiras: Zona Sul Colonial Splendor

By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - At the foot of mighty Mount Corcavado, Laranjeiras (Portuguese for orange trees) is a charming area...

Brazil and China Tightening Ties

By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Skyrocketing commercial transactions between Brazil and China have prompted the Asian nation to inject another...

Marcelo D2 at Canecão

By Maíra Amorim, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Marcelo D2 is presenting the show “A Arte do Barulho” (The Art of Noise) at Canecão...

Brazil and the UFC

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Ever since its creation in 1993, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has seen huge participation numbers from...
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