Monthly Archives: July 2010

City Pioneer Jaime Lerner Celebrated

By Christine Wipfli, Contributing Reporter CURITIBA - As the only Brazilian to make this year’s list of the top 25 most influential thinkers in TIME...

Brazilian Racing’s Big Day Out

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This weekend the usually quiet and somewhat faded glory of the Rio Jockey Club in...

The Changing Face of Lapa

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Lapa, Rio's frenzied center of culture and nightlife, is undergoing major changes as a series...

Fluminense Slip From Top-Spot

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Fluminense let first place in the Brasilerão slip from their grasp with a draw against Botafogo...

Petrobrás Intensifies CSR Agenda

By Jewellord T. Nem Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobrás has released its latest Sustainability Report, which contains the thorough details of its...

FLIP International Literary Festival

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The historic coastal town of Paraty welcomes superstars from the literary world next month with...

Leading Presidential Candidates Fined

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Though still a long way from reaching a conclusion, the leading candidates in the presidential election...

Romanticizing Caribbean Cartagena

By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter CARTAGENA, COLUMBIA - From the lapping turquoise waves of the Caribbean rise centuries old ramparts erected to rebuke the...

“Despicable Me” Premiered in Rio

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The Brazilian premiere of the new animated movie Despicable Me was held as part of the...

Brazil Plans for Deep-Water Drilling Disaster Contingency

By Mira Olson, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian Environmental Minister Izabella Teixeira announced on Monday, July 26th, that the National Contingency Plan...
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