Monthly Archives: April 2012

Edison Lobão, Brazil's energy and mining minister, has said that Brazil is entering a golden age for gas, with onshore discoveries that rival the pre-sal oil find, photo by Renato Araújo/ABr

Brazil Onshore Gas is New Pre-Salt: Daily

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil will become self-sufficient in natural gas within the next five years, after which it will...
Sean Goldman tells Meredith Vieira of his experiences 2 years ago, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News.

Sean Goldman Tells His Story: Daily

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sean Goldman, a young boy who was at the center of a huge custody battle...
Heavy traffic is expected to be accompanied by heavy rains this holiday weekend, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Rain and Gridlock for Rio Holiday: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although May 1st is still a few days away, many of those living in...

Rio Residents Feel Safer with UPPs: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nearly three quarters of people living in Rio de Janeiro now feel safer than...

Fluminense Libertadores Stalemate: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense drew 0-0 with fellow Brazilian club Internacional in the first leg of their...
President Rousseff receives the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Johnston Delivers Speech at PUC: Daily

By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Canadian Governor General, His Excellency David Johnston, arrived in Rio Wednesday following his meeting with President Rousseff...
President Rousseff receives the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, Brazil News

Canadian Governor General Visits Brazil

By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - His Excellency the Right Honorable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, commenced his first official...

Botafogo and Vasco in 2012 Taça Rio Final

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Botafogo will meet Vasco this Sunday, April 29th, in the Taça Rio final after...
Argentina planning minister, Julio de Vido, met with energy minister, Lobao, to discuss greater investment and partnership between the two countries' energy sectors, photo by Elza Fiúza/ABr

Argentina YPF Seeks Petrobras Partnership

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina is seeking greater partnership with Brazilian state-run energy company, Petrobras, to develop the country’s...
U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta in Brazil to forge deeper military ties and discuss defense contracts, Brazil News

U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta Visits Brazil

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, has visited Brazil as part of a...
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