Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mr Clegg preparing to give his speech to the audience. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

UK Consulate in Rio Hosts Queen’s BDay Party

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the night of June 22nd, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the Ministerial and...
Lulz Security’s “Brazil unit” claimed responsibility for hacking into about a dozen government websites, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

Hackers Infiltrate Website Systems in Brazil

By Samuel Elliott Novacich, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At midnight on June 26th, Lulz Security, the international hacker group responsible for cyber...
A helicopter approaches a rig in good conditions, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

Commuting by Helicopter to Oil Rigs

By Miles Hunter, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For a large proportion of people working in Macaé, commuting to work by helicopter is...
Bonde crosses the Arcos da Lapa photo by LeandrosWorldTour/Flickr Creative Commons License.

French Tourist Falls to His Death From Bonde

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A tragic accident caused the death of a 24-year-old French tourist while riding the...

Four for Four in Round Six in Brasileiro

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carioca clubs recorded a perfect round last weekend as each team walked away with...
The Labor Minister Carlos Lupi in May 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

Graduates in Low-Medium Employment Levels

By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than half of Brazilian workers who possess a university degree are in low and...
Billionaire businessman Eike Batista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

Batista Unveils Plans for New Hotel in Flamengo

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Eike Batista’s real estate company, REX, has been negotiating with Flamengo Football Club...
Riocentro, hosting Table Tennis for the 2007 Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

World Cup Media Center to be in Rio

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - World football's governing body, FIFA, has announced that Rio de Janeiro is to be...
Pousada Lagoa do Cassange, Lagoa do Cassange, Maraú, Bahia, Brazil, Travel News

Lakes and Island Getaways in Northern Brazil

By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The northeast of Brazil is made up of the most diverse landscapes, including islands, mountain...
Haute cuisine at many of Rio's restaurants is overpriced

Fine Dining Around Rio de Janeiro

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the nights draw in and turn cooler, many of Rio’s residents are enjoying long...
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