Monthly Archives: July 2014

FLIP 2014 Paraty Literature Festival Begins July 30th: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty (Paraty International Literary Festival), best known simply as...
The CDC will be working with other public services in Rio to raise food standards in the city, photo internet recreation, Luiz Fabiano/Creative Commons License

Clampdown on Food Hygiene Ahead of the Olympics: Daily

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Rio’s Municipal Health Bureau has started a course of actions that include rigorous inspections, education...

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×1 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco beat Ponte Preta 2-1 last night at São Januário to progress to the...

Ficha Limpa Bars Hundreds of Political Candidates

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the objective of doing away with corruption in Brazil’s political system, the Ficha Limpa law...
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Six Military Police Arrested After UPP Operation

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Early on Sunday, July 27th, Rio de Janeiro civil police arrested six military police...
Micro and Small Enterprise, Brazil, Brazil News

Tax Income Increases from Small and Medium-Sized Companies

By Sarah Brown, contributing reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is the small to medium-sized companies that are gaining the bigger profits in Brazil...
Ponte Rio-Niterói Bridge, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil news

Toll Cost Rising in August for the Niteroi Bridge and Via Dutra

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Transportation Agency (Agência Nacional de Transportes Terrestres, ANTT) authorized last week a six...
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Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram, Australian guitarist and...

Coach Dunga to Overhaul Brazil Seleção Squad

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Dunga, the new coach of the Brazilian national side, is planning a major overhaul...
Cipriani at the Copacabana Palace is the place in Rio for old fashioned glamour, photo by Belmond Group

A Guide to Upscale Eating in Copacabana

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Copacabana was the symbol of Rio's glamor up until the 1980s, when it became overshadowed...
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