Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rio City Bus Fares to Increase to R$3: Daily

By Michela DellaMonica and Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven months after a R$0.20 increase in bus fares across Brazil...

Round Four of Campeonato Carioca Ends: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fourth round of the Campeonato Carioca ended last night with Duque de Caxias...
Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Botafogo Lose Libertadores Opener 1×0: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Botafogo lost 1-0 to Deportivo Quito of Ecuador last night in the Copa Libertadores...
The Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil News

Brazil Kiss Nightclub Tragedy: One Year Later

By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On January 27, 2013, 242 young men and women in the student town of...

Providência Gondola Fails to Open in Rio

By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new cable car that links Morro da Providência to Central do Brasil station and the...

Rio’s Booming R$2 Billion Beach Economy

By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An unavoidable aspect to spending time on the beaches of Rio are the vendors that...

World Cup Arena das Dunas Stadium Opens in Natal

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Arena das Dunas stadium in Natal was officially opened this past weekend after...

Mocidade Samba School in Carnival 2014

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - G.R.E.S. Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel, also known as “Mocidade” or “Mocidade Independente,” will be...
Bloco Simpatia É Quase Amor 2013

Getting Ready for the 2014 Carnival Blocos

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just weeks remain until the official start of Carnival on Friday, February 28th, however, the...

Samba City: Historical Landmark and Carnival Attraction

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Cidade do Samba (Samba City) located near the Port Zone in Rio, brings together the...
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