Monthly Archives: December 2015

U.S. Consul General of Rio de Janeiro, James “Jimmy” Story, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio de Janeiro’s 10 Most Interesting Gringos of 2015

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the final hours of 2015 tick down, we take yet another look over the...
Airports in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Heavy New Year’s Eve Traffic Expected Across Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Airports and bus terminals in Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are expected to...
Copacabana hosts Rio's largest Ano Novo (New Years) party

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, December 31, 2015

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Rio de Janeiro will welcome in 2016 with the famous Réveillion (New Year’s Eve) celebration on...
Drones, beach, lifeguard, safety, ocean, waters, drowning, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Drones to be Used in Beach Rescues in Rio de Janeiro

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The lifeguard and fire brigade of Rio de Janeiro announced this week it will...

Brazil’s Government Raises Monthly Minimum Wage to R$880

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the current economic woes faced by the country, Brazil’s federal government announced that as...

New Year’s Eve 2016 Celebrations Around Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While the famous Réveillion (New Year's Eve) party is expected to draw millions of...
Rio Nightlife Guide

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir is celebrating New Year's Eve early tonight with a special white edition...
Brazil,The Aedes aegypti mosquito transmits the Zika, dengue and Chikungunya viruses,

Brazil Authorizes Use of French Vaccine Against Dengue Fever

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The National Health Service in Brazil (ANVISA) approved the registration of the first vaccine against...
Brazil, Treasury official, Otavio Ladeira, announces fiscal deficit results for month of November, economy, business,

Brazil’s Government Registers Worst Deficit in 19 Years

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government of Brazil registered the worst monthly primary deficit since 1997 in November,...

Kraft Café in Ipanema Aims to Improve Rio Coffee Culture

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Kraft Café, a new cafe in Ipanema serving coffee, espressos, lattes and cappuccinos made...
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