Monthly Archives: April 2013

Rio Lixo Zero to Impose Fines for Littering

By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dropping an empty soda can on the busy streets of Copacabana could earn you...

Rio Police Operations to Secure Cristo

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the FIFA Confederations Cup and World Youth Day (WYD 2013) set to arrive...
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Brazil Firearm Sales to U.S. Up 187.5%

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sales of Brazilian-made firearms to the U.S. increased 187.5 percent while former President Luiz...

Petrobras to Invest R$97.7 Billion in 2013

By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian state-controlled oil and gas giant Petrobras has said it will keep its promise...

Maracanã Opens With Exhibition Match

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Maracanã Stadium reopened its doors on Saturday, April 27th, 2013, for the first test-event...
Rio DJ MixUp, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Rio DJ MixUp, Nightlife Industry Event

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Local and international DJs, club goers, promoters, venue owners and music lovers alike will...

Cinco de Mayo 2013 in Rio de Janeiro

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Often confused with Mexican Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is a celebration...
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Rock in Rio 2013: Lineup Complete

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With a little over five months to go until the start of Rock in Rio...

Rio Real Estate Balloon Continues

By Samindra Kunti, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa is already home to one of the world's richest real estate markets,...

Festival Varilux Film Fest Returns to Brazil

By Levi Michaels, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – French film exposition Festival Varilux will return to Brazil beginning Wednesday, May 1st through Thursday,...
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