Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Providência, Rio de Janeiro’s Military Police, Pacifying Police Units, UPPs, UPP, Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Morro da Providência,

Police Arrested for Altering a Crime Scene in Rio Favela

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the shooting and death of a seventeen-year-old in the Rio de Janeiro favela...

Brazil’s Rousseff Vetoes Law Allowing for Corporate Donations

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff vetoed a bill which would make it legal for companies to...
Brazil, economy, businessIndustrial production shows growth for second month in a row in April,

Brazil Declines in Global Competitiveness Index

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Adding to Brazil’s economic woes, a report released on Tuesday, September 29th, shows the country...

Rio EnCantos Offers Cultural and Language Immersion: Sponsored

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio EnCantos is a grassroots cultural tour agency in the Cidade Maravilhosa offering a...

Opinion: Brazil’s Un-Real Currency

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Around 22 years ago, writing for another Rio publication and using his real name (no pun...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of hip hop, trap and funk as the Breaking Rules party returns to the...
Brazil, Federal investments in the government housing program, Minha Casa Minha Vida were reduced significantly in January,

Brazil’s Government Reducing Investments in Social Programs

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – When the Rousseff Administration first announced harsh economic measures that they said would help reduce...

Brazil Real Falls to R$4 to US$1 and Stock Market Tumbles

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the discourse by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff on Monday in New York at...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Neighborhoods, Humaita, Botafogo, Jardim Botanico, Renting, Real Estate, FipeZap, Cobal do Humaita, Kolor, Restaurants, Bars, Club de Espana, Parque do Martelo

Humaitá: One of Rio’s Most Under-Discovered Neighborhoods

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On a map the neighborhood of Humaitá cuts a higgedly-piggedly shape out of the...
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Not Vital Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro Opens October 8th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On October 8th, Rio de Janeiro's Centro Cultural Paço Imperial will open the first...
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