Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thanksgiving in Rio

By Felicity Clarke, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Carnival stands as Brazil’s great national holiday, but for all the music, dancing and dazzling spectacle...

De Menezes Family Compensation

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The family of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian national shot dead by London police in...

Partnerships at +Unidos Workshop

By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - On November 17th, USAID and +UNIDOS (Mais Unidos) held a Workshop on Social Responsibility Partnerships...

Expat Entrepreneur’s Fitness Business

By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – It is an oft-discussed subject amongst the international community of Rio - how to make money...

Smoke-Free Law Takes Effect

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio's anti-smoking state law 5.517/09, which took effect on the 17th of this month, has survived...

Boom Real Estate in Curitiba

By Carlos Graffigna, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - A little over 500 miles south of Rio de Janeiro, lies Curitiba, the capital city of...

Iran’s Ahmadenijad Arrives in Brazil

By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Protests on the streets of Brazil continued in Sao Paulo and Rio, but Iranian President Mahmoud...

Brazil Wins Beach Soccer World Cup

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With another outstanding performance, the Brazil beach soccer team had no trouble defeating Switzerland Sunday...

Beija-Flor, The Humming-Bird of Samba

By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Beija-Flor (which translates to "flower kisser"), the humming bird who's wings beat to the samba...

The Iguaçu Falls

By Davi Baldussi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Iguaçu Falls, on the Brazil’s border with Argentine, was voted by more than 19,000 readers...
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