Monthly Archives: April 2010

Os Paralamas do Sucesso

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Last month, Brazilian rock band, Os Paralamas do Sucesso, played a sell out show...

Finding Work in Rio

By Martin Kocandrle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Sitting on the beach in Copacabana or Ipanema, work is often the last thing that comes...

Cinco de Mayo in Rio

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Line up the tequila shots and get ready to dance the Macarena, because the major...

Brazil Against Sanctions on Iran

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has made it clear in the Nuclear Security Summit that it favors diplomacy over sanctions...

Brazil’s Landless Mobilize Protest

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - More than 25 years after emerging in defiance of a teetering military dictatorship, the Brazilian...

Morro dos Prazeres Benefit Show

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This Thursday sees a benefit show in aid of victims of the landslides which...

Foreign Film Production in Rio

By Wladimir Weltman, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Current buzz says it is cool to shoot in Rio. According to ANCINE, the Brazilian Government...

Belo Monte Dam Bid Won

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Despite fierce national and international opposition mounted over several decades and a week of...

Rocky Cristo Business

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – After fifteen days of less than glorious isolation during which time he became the victim...

Commuting Life in Rio

By Martin Kocandrle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The trends of population growth and increased urbanization has put serious pressures on the housing...
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