Monthly Archives: May 2016

Brazil, Brazil News, BrasiliaMinister Fabiano Silveira, stepped down on Monday amidst corruption scandal,

Second Cabinet Member Resigns in Brazil Amidst Scandal

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The transparency minister in Brazil, Fabiano Silveira, resigned Monday after recorded conversations showed him criticizing...
The unemployment rate in Brazil rose, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Unemployment in Brazil for April Reaches 11.2 Percent

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unemployment rate in Brazil rose again in the movable quarter ended in April 2016...
Brazil, Brazil news, Rio de Janeiro, Olympics

Rio Inaugurates Three New Public Squares in Praça Maua

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, May 29th, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes unveiled three new refurbished public squares in...

Dado Oliveira Opens New Exhibition in Rio’s Santa Teresa

By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two months after the artist Dado Oliveira launched his exhibition “Ignição,” which featured designs made...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The weekly Rio Fest party will return to the Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. During...

Financial Planning Consultancy for Life Changes: Sponsored

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Major life changes, such as marriage, a baby, a new job, can happen at any...
Brazil, Brasilia, Zika virus, WHO

WHO Rejects Postponement of Rio Olympics Due to Zika Virus

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite concerns expressed by a group of scientists and doctors about the threat of the...
New president of the Central Bank of Brazil, Ilan Goldfajn, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil Financial Institutions Project Inflation of 7.06 Percent for Year

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The projection of financial institutions in Brazil for inflation, measured by the National Index of...
Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio’s Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz Park Reopens in Ipanema

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday morning, May 28th, after years of construction due to the new Metro line...
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Live Jazz in Rio Returns to The Maze on Friday, June 3rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The well-known Rio de Janeiro jazz club, The Maze in Tavares Bastos will continue...
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