Monthly Archives: January 2011

Peacekeeper Problems in Zona Norte

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In November 2010, thousands of members of the Rio police force and the Brazilian army...

Aid for Rio State, With Over 810 Dead and 469 Missing

By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Heavy flooding and mudslides caused by heavy tropical rains that have swept across the...

Carnival 2011 – União da Ilha

By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first school to parade on Monday, March 7th, the second day of the Sambódromo...

American Rapper Mims in Copacabana

By Katya Gubarev, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, January 27th American rapper Shawn Mims is presenting in Copacabana at a popular...

High Risk Building Adds to Devastation

By Bhamika Bhudia, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the wake of the devastating mudslides, the country’s worst natural disaster to date, Nova...

Campeonato Carioca Kicks Off

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was business as usual for three of Rio’s big clubs in the opening two rounds...

Rio Clubs in Summer 2011

By Bhamika Bhudia, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Carnival nears, there is plenty of Samba in the Cidade Maravilhosa, from amazing samba...

Developments in Brazil Energy Sector

By Emile Phaneuf, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Iberdrola, Spain’s largest energy company and worldwide leader in wind production, has announced that it...

NG Oil & Gas Summit Networking

By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An old adage states “it's not what you know but who you know,” but...

Affordable Travel Options in Brazil

By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Affordable travel are words on everyone's lips at the moment and while getting to parts...
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