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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazilian President Says No Grounds for Impeachment

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government’s announcement of the new phase of Brazil’s housing program, Minha Casa, Minha Vida...
Brazil, Brasilia, budget, Barbosa, Simão

Brazil Government Announces R$21.2B More in Budget Cuts

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A little over a month after the Brazilian government announced its was reducing the federal...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Sports Minister, Resignation, Dilma Rousseff, George Hilton

Sports Minister in Brazil Resigns Months Before the Olympics

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The resignation of sports minister, George Hilton, was announced in a statement by Brazil’s...
The Curmudgeon, aka Michael Royster.

Opinion: Brazil’s Car Wash to be Whitewashed?

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There are serious commentators who worry that PMDB’s maneuvering to impeach Dilma and install Temer as...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, March 31, 2016

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Girls Night Out party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana with DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima spinning the...

Misc: Investment Opportunity, 20% Ownership in Nightclub

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY - Twenty Percent Ownership in Popular Rio Nightclub located in Zona Sul. For Sale: twenty percent partnership in popular Night Club located in...
Brazil, Brasilia, PMDB

Brazil’s President Rousseff Loses Biggest Political Ally PMDB

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – It took less than three minutes on Tuesday afternoon, for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to...
Brazil Supermarket prices, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Supermarket Sales in Brazil Drop 1.61 Percent Last Month

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The sales figures from the supermarket sector fell by 1.61 percent in February compared to...

Brasil Jazz Fest Returns to Rio de Janeiro April 1st – 3rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Friday, April 1st through April 3rd, Vivo Rio will host the 27th edition of...
The Curmudgeon, aka Michael Royster.

Opinion: In Brazil, “Disembark on the Right”

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Those who ride the Rio de Janeiro Metrô regularly hear station announcements in English, including the...
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