Monthly Archives: October 2015

Rio’s ‘O Cluster’ Celebrates Third Anniversary on November 1st

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, November 1st, the popular fashion, food, art and music fair, O...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, October 31, 2015

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get your costumes ready, as venues and bars throughout the city are hosting Halloween events tonight. In...
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Brazil’s Senate Approves Visa Exemption for 2016 Olympics

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The senate in Brazil approved a bill yesterday (Thursday) that will exempt visa requirements to...

Lapa Security Model to be Expanded in Rio de Janeiro

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an effort to expand public security in Rio de Janeiro, the state government and...
budget, Brazil, Levy and Barbosa announce cuts in 2016 budget

Brazil’s Government Admits Negative GDP Growth for 2016

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government of Brazil delivered yet another blow to the country’s ailing economy on...
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Celebrating Halloween Weekend 2015 in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Growing in popularity every year, Halloween, also known as dia das bruxas (witches'...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Paranoid Android party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a very special indie Halloween edition. ...

Approved Anti-Terrorism Bill in Brazil is Heavily Criticized

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After a heated debate on Wednesday, Brazil’s Senate approved a bill which defines the crime...
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Unemployment Rate Increases in Brazil to 8.7 Percent in Q3

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The unemployment rate in Brazil increased in the third quarter of 2015, reaching 8.7 percent,...
FLUPP discussion panel, one of the many events that will take place during the upcoming edition of the festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

FLUPP, Literary Festival for Rio’s Favelas, Returns for 4th Edition

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating literature in Rio de Janeiro's favela communities, the Festa Literária das Periferias, better...
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