Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Rio Times Anniversary Party

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio Times, Rio de Janeiro's English language news source, is celebrating its one year...

Shakti Activewear, Yoga Apparel

By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO— Becoming a revolutionary, trendsetting athletic apparel designer for the yoga world was never in the plans for...

GB and Brazil Sign Olympic Accord

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Almost exactly six months after the announcement in Copenhagen that the city of Rio would...

Learn to Cook in Rio

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter  RIO DE JANEIRO - Like all food cultures, Brazilian cuisine is at its best when its cooked with love and...

Gringo Café Opens in Ipanema

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Bringing a taste of the United States to Carioca café culture, the Gringo Café opened...

Brazil’s Most Secure Voting Ever

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil’s voting technology has come a long way since the first recorded election in...

Macaé Gangster Killed in Rio

By Michael Smith, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last Tuesday authorities finally caught up with the Macaé drug trafficker Roger Rios Mosqueira, better known...

Cantagalo Elevator to Open in June

By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - State Transportation Secretary Júlio Lopes announced last week that the inauguration of the elevator that will...

Sounds Like U2 is Passing on Brazil

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter   RIO DE JANEIRO - Although cyberspace rumors persist, indications are that Cariocas will have to make do with memories...

Cachaça Tasting in Rio

By Martin Kocandrle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – There are few drinks that are as quintessentially Brazilian as the notorious Capirinha, an indelible delicacy...
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