Monthly Archives: August 2015

President Dilma Rousseff vetoes increase of welfare program, Bolsa Familia,

Brazil’s Government Forecasts Deficit in 2016 Budget

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In yet another blow to Brazil’s ailing economy, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to...

New Phase of Santa Teresa Bonde Construction to Start in Rio

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The popular bonde (tram) that takes passengers from Rio de Janeiro's Centro to bohemian...
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Iron & Wine Performs Live in Rio de Janeiro September 3rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – American indie, folk, and roots singer-songwriter Sam Beam, who performs under the moniker Iron...

Beach Volleyball Test Event to Take Rio’s Copacabana Beach

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world's best players in one of Brazil's most popular sports, beach volleyball, are...

Rio Opens First Facility in Deodoro for 2016 Games

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first facility of the Deodoro Sports Complex, one of the primary locations for...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, August 31, 2015

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It's time again for the best of improvisational comedy as Monday Night Live returns to Beco Das Garrafas,...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sunday’s Rio de Janeiro Nightlife Pick – Still going strong after its return earlier this year, the popular Arpex Party returns to...
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Rio Authorizes Use of Masks by Military Police Again

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Certain units of the Rio de Janeiro Military Police (PMRJ) received authorization from the State...
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New Exhibition Showcases Works of Rio’s Afro-Brazilian Women

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following an inauguration event on Saturday, August 29th, the #AfroGrafiteiras exhibition will open to...

Sustainability Becomes a Main Attraction in São Paulo

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Sustainability is not top-of-mind when one thinks of São Paulo, Latin America’s largest city and...
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