Monthly Archives: February 2016

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, pranks,"Initiation" pranks at Brazilian universities include shaving heads and being covered with paint,

Universities in Rio Turn Initiation Pranks into Social Actions

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – For freshman university students in Brazil, the beginning of the year often brings with it...
Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio Officials Annouce Regulations for Sea Vessels in Angra dos Reis

By Georgie Hay, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The coastal town of Angra dos Reis is the main access point to Ilha Grande,...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Kaxinawá, Brazilian Video Games, Indigenous People of Brazil, Indigenous Tribes in Brazil, Huni Kuin, Huni Kuin: os Caminhos da Jiboia, University of São Paulo, USP, Computer Games,

New Game Explores Indigenous Culture in Brazil’s Amazon

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new computer game developed and created in Brazil, will explore the culture and...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Rio 2016, Olympic Games, Walking Race, Pontal, Barra da Tijuca, South American Championships,

Olympic Walking Test Event Hampered by Extreme Heat

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first athletics Olympic test event took place this Sunday, February 28th. Under the...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, February 29, 2016

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The one and only Rio Boat Club is back tonight. Things will get started at 11PM with happy hour....
Brazil, Minas Gerais, Samarco, Rio Doce,The Rio Doce River received tons of liters of contaminated water, which in turn killed fish and sea life along the river,

Brazil’s Samarco to Pay R$4.4B for Recovery of River Basin

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After causing one of Brazil’s greatest environmental disasters, mining company Samarco has agreed to pay...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, February 28, 2016

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Arpex party returns to Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema. A weekly event at the venue, the...

Rio’s Agua Jam Rooftop Parties Keep Pumping in Ipanema

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first "Agua Jam" party brought to Caesar Park's rooftop by a group of expatriate...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, February 27, 2016

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It's time for the best of pop, EDM, hip hop and funk as the Hit Me party returns...

Brazil’s Senate Approves Reducing Petrobras Requirements

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In addition to the on-going impeachment discussions in Congress and the Lava-Jato (Carwash) mega corruption...
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