Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bolivians made up 40 percent of the immigration amnesty applicants in 2009, Brazil News

Brazil’s Immigration Surges 52 Percent: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of foreigners residing in Brazil has increased by 52.4 percent over the past...
Ex-President Lula was seen with the incumbent president, Dilma Rousseff, last week at the inauguration of the Rio Negro bridge, photo by Roberto Stuckert Filho/Presidência da República

Lula Diagnosed with Throat Cancer: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been diagnosed with throat cancer, São...

Brazil Cuts Fuel Tax as Prices Rise: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Ministry of Finance announced plans for a reduction in taxes...
Rio State Governor Sérgio Cabral, photo by Antonio Cruz/ABr

Rio to Protest Over Oil Royalties Nov 10th: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio State Governor Sérgio Cabral has said that relinquishing revenue from oil royalties, legally...

Brazil’s Sports Minister Silva Resigns: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister for Sport, Orlando Silva, announced his resignation yesterday in the...

BOPE Occupies Complexo da Maré Favela

By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The sprawling Complexo da Maré favelas in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone) have been occupied...

New Oil Royalties Plan Threatens Rio Revenue

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill to distribute oil royalties more evenly amongst Brazil's 27 states passed its first...
The InC and the Gringo cafe join forces to host this years children's Halloween party. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News

Family Halloween With InC and the Gringo Café

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As October draws to a close, families across the U.S., Britain and many other countries...

Brazil iPad Factory Ready to Open

By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff was certainly smiling after her official visit to China in April this...

Vasco Open Gap at Top of Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco went two points clear of Corinthians after the 31st round of Brasileirão matches last...
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