Monthly Archives: June 2010

Parede Poster Art Festival 2010

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – By all accounts, Rio is an outdoor city with a striking visual character. No other...

Health Fears Close Rio Bars and Shops

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Currently aiming to attain a standard of improved quality in many aspects of life in Rio...

The ‘Kilo’ Restaurant Phenomenon

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – On almost every street in Rio de Janeiro restaurant signs that say "comida por quilo", (food...

A Park in the Heart of Rio

By Alexander Ponsen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Tucked behind the trees that line the buzzing Aterro highway lies one of Rio’s many marvelous...

Cultural Center Transforming Lives

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Deep in the heart of the Baixada Fluminense, the seemingly never-ending low-lying suburb stretching out...

Bruno Linked to Missing Girlfriend

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – While the drama of the World Cup grabs all the sporting headlines in Brazil and...

Across the Bay: Discovering Niteroi

By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter NITEROI - If you ask a typical Carioca what is best about Niterói, they will probably answer, "The view of...

What R$500,000 Buys You in Rio

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – We continue our look at what different budgets will get you in different neighborhoods in...

Repsol Pursue Brazil’s Pre-Salt Oil

By Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Petrobrás announced the discovery of new oil deposits on June 23rd in the offshore...

Brazil Ready for Holland in World Cup Quarters

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil stormed through to the quarter finals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with...
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