Monthly Archives: March 2013

Usain Bolt in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Bolt Tries to Break Record in Rio: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt will attempt to break his own record for the 150-meter race...
Roberto Garretón

UN Report Criticizes Legal System: Daily

By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A UN report released on Thursday criticized Brazil’s legal infrastructure, claiming that it used “excessive...
BRICS Leaders at Fifth BRICS Summit in Durban, South Africa, Roberto Stuckert Filho/PR.

Brazil Urges Inter-BRICS Investment: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Talks between the five leaders of the BRICS nations of developing economies – Brazil, Russia,...
The Engenhão has been closed, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Engenhão Stadium Closed in Rio: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio's Engenhão Stadium has been put out of action by city mayor Eduardo Paes...
Michael gave Fluminense victory, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Flu & Fla Win in Taça Rio Round 3: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense and Flamengo both picked up three points in the third round of the...
President Dilma Rousseff arrives in South Africa for the Fifth BRICS Summit, photo by Roberto Stuckert Filho/PR.

Brazil and Other BRICS Compete in Africa

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Five of the world’s biggest emerging economies, which together make up the BRICS group –...

Doctors Voice Support for Legal Abortion

By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - A group representing Brazil’s doctors has, for the first time, voiced support for the decriminalization of...

Spending Easter 2013 in Rio and Brazil

By Anna Kaiser and Levi Michaels, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The long Easter (or Páscoa in Portuguese) weekend, known as “Semana Santa”...
The Zilda Arns project in Fonseca of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Apartments for Niterói’s Displaced on Hold

By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demolition work began earlier this week on two newly constructed apartment blocks originally planned to...
Royalties in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Without Royalties Rio Faces Budget Cuts

By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, Supreme Court (STF) Justice Cármen Lúcia Antunes Rocha suspended the new royalties...
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