Monthly Archives: September 2016

Brazil, These military police dogs will be used in the security of this year's municipal elections,

Brazil Works to Guarantee Safety in Sunday’s Elections

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As more than 144 million Brazilians get ready to go to the polls on Sunday,...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil Court App Receives Thousands of Election Complaints

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, September 29th, Brazil’s Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (Superior Electoral Court) revealed that, with just...
Brazil,Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles announces 2017 budget forecast

Brazil’s Government Has Worst August Revenues in 7 Years

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s federal government obtained R$91.8 billion in taxes and contributions in August 2016, more than...
The Tunel, by Kim Seong-hun produced in Korea, photo by Festival do Rio

South America’s Largest Film Festival Begins in Rio Oct. 6

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Festival do Rio will present the largest film festival in Latin America between Thursday, October...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Voted South America’s Best LGBT Beach Destination

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro has long been considered a popular landing spot for the Lesbian, Gay,...

Opinion: All the (Brazilian) President’s Men

Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The evidence against Lula is starting to mount up. This week Antonio Palocci, Lula’s all powerful...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. Eu Te Amo party at its chic and stylish venue in Gavea. The doors...
Brazil,Naturalized citizen, Carlos Amastha, one of the more than 1,500 foreign-born candidates trying to win a public office in Sunday's municipal elections

Over 1,500 Foreign-Born Candidates Seek Office in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This year’s municipal elections in Brazil will have 1,542 foreign-born naturalized-Brazilians running for city council...

Brazil Bank Strike Enters 24th Day, Longest Since 2004

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A nationwide strike by bank employees in Brazil entered its 24th day on Thursday, September...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Palestino Stuns Rio’s Flamengo Out of Copa Sul-Americana

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night, Wednesday, September 28th, Flamengo’s campaign in the 2016 Copa Sul-Americana came to a...
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