Monthly Archives: March 2011

Região Serrana Still Recovering

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two months after the tragedy in the mountainous region of the State of Rio...

Brazil’s Cotton Industry Booms

By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As cotton prices soar on the world market, the pressure is on in Brazil to...
President Dilma Rousseff and ex-President Lula commemorate the 31st year anniversary of the Workers Party (PT)

Dilma Steps Out From Lula’s Shadow

By Felicia Bryson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In perhaps the most significant step since she took office on January 1st, President Dilma...

Guns N’ Roses Added to Rock in Rio

By Katya Gubarev, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With over 90 percent of the line-up confirmed, Rock in Rio will open the official ticket...

Flu, Fla Slip, Santana Exits Botafogo

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo and Fluminense have work to do if they are to qualify for the...
Colonial Petrópolis

Petrópolis Ready for Winter Festivals

By Katya Gubarev, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Petrópolis plans to be a major tourist destination during the winter months (June-August) once again....

Natalie Cole at Vivo Rio

By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nine times Grammy award winning singer Natalie Cole will be performing at Vivo Rio on...
Vickers-Armstrong Mark XIX 6" gun on display at Fort Copacabana

Remembering Forte de Copacabana

By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday 6th July 1922, the Republican government of Brazil had heard the army was...

Corisco Films Launches in Rio

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There is a new U.S. - Brazil film company named Corisco setting up in Rio...
View down the recently completed through-road Rua Nelson Mandela

Botafogo: The Changing Face of Rio

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nowhere is this frenetic changing pace of real estate renewal more apparent than in...
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