Monthly Archives: April 2015

Petrobras ship, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Lava Jato Scheme Affects Brazil’s Ship-Building Industry

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The impacts of the billion-dollar corruption scheme involving Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras and disclosed by...

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will perform live in HSBC Arena. Known for hits that include "Sing", "A Team",...

Heavy Rains in Salvador Cause Landslides and 15 Deaths

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The storm that fell in Salvador, the capital of the Northeastern state of Bahia, in...

Brazil Unemployment Rate Increases While Wages Fall

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With increasing inflation and decreasing industrial production, Brazil’s government has yet another negative economic indicator...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Rio Banda Fest, Drenna

Rio Banda Fest Celebrates Rising Rock Bands May 2nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Aiming to highlight the growing rock scene in Rio de Janeiro, the Rio...

FAETEC Course is Helping Develop Entrepreneurs in Rio de Janeiro

By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The FAETEC Faculty (Technical Support Foundation School) in Rio de Janeiro is offering free courses...
The Rio Times Happy Hour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Tonight’s Happy Hour with the British Consulate and CCC

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tonight (Wednesday, April 29th) The Rio Times is excited to host, in partnership with the...
Michael Royster, aka The Curmudgeon, Brazil, Opinion

Opinion: The Cowardly Lioness in Brazil

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Towards the end of April, May Day approaches. Historically, in northerly climes, this portends the spring...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight The Rio Times will celebrate its 2015 sponsorship of the Carioca Cricket Club with a Happy Hour...

Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte to be Executed in Indonesia Tonight

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte and seven other foreigners - two Australians, a Filipino, four Nigerians,...
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