Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ronaldinho has been critized lots lately by Fla fanatics, photo by Alexandre Vidal/Fla Imagem.

Ronaldinho Done, Sues Flamengo: Daily

By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian football player Ronaldinho Gaúcho handed in a lawsuit at the Justiça do Trabalho (Court...
Rio+20 Police Simulation in Rio, photo by André Gomes de Melo/Governo do RJ

Rio Passes Rio+20 Security Test: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A major test was passed in Rio of the security capabilities that Polícia Federal...
Rocinha Mais Verde aims to create more green spaces in Rio's favelas and raise awareness of grow-your-own, brazil news, rio de janeiro

Rocinha Mais Verde NGO at Rio+20

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rocinha Mais Verde, or Green My Favela, project, which encourages residents of Rio’s largest...
Brazil Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira, photo by José Cruz/ABr.

Brazil Forestry Code Part-Vetoed

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vetoed part of the controversial Código Florestral (Forestry Code)...
The IBGE's Cizar Azeredo says figures about the drop in wages are more worrying, photo - divulgação.

Brazil Unemployment, Wages Fall in April

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Unemployment in April fell for the first time since December 2011 to six percent,...

Maga Bo, Futuristic Roots Music from Rio

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Maga Bo’s new album, Quilombo do Futuro, was released last week to much...
A modern Harley Davidson motorbike on display at Rio Harley Davidson in Shopping Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News.

Rio Harley Davidson in Shopping Leblon

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The romantic roar of the Harley Davidson has steadily increased over the years and...

Cariocas Remain Unbeaten in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - All four Carioca clubs - Flamengo, Vasco, Botafogo and Fluminense - remain undefeated after...

Vale Sells Colombia Coal Assets

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vale, the Brazilian mining giant, has sold its coal operations in Colombia to CPC...
Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, Brazil News

The Queens Diamond Jubilee in Rio

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, June 2nd and 3rd, people all over the world will be raising...
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