Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Maracanã Blueprints Unveiled

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Three weeks after Brazil's most famous stadium closed its doors for the foreseeable future, images of...

US Brings NBA to Cantagalo Favela

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Former NBA stars Bruce Bowen and Ron Harper were in Rio de Janeiro’s once-notorious Cantagalo...

Rio Film Festival Underway in Style

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – With the arrival of Festival do Rio 2010 (Rio International Film Festival), the city's world-famous, tanned...

Petrobras Valued at US$220 Billion

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras President Sergio Gabrielli was celebrating the world’s biggest ever share offer at the end...

Busy October at Municipal Theater

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The dazzling charm of it's ornate beauty and accompanying historical significance have been the main...

2010 Election: View From the Street

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - As candidates make their final pushes for votes in anticipation of Sunday's presidential, federal and...

Life in Rio’s ‘Super-Condos’

By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Long known as being a city of excess, now the home life of many Cariocas has...

Guide to Electronic Music in Rio

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – When the sound of samba gets too much and the yearning for a little 4/4...

Election Week Arrives Across Brazil

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil's long-awaited elections will finally be held this Sunday, October 3rd, after eight years of rule...

Festival Attracts Global Film Industry

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – As a globally-important metropolis that possesses the sights of Paris, the sounds of New York City,...
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