Monthly Archives: November 2016

Brazil,Police clash with demonstrators in Brasilia on Tuesday,

Protest Against Austerity Measures Turns Violent in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, November 29th, while thousands protested outside Brazil’s Congress building, the Brazilian Senate approved...

Unemployment in Brazil Reaches 11.8 Percent

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 29th, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released its latest...
La Fiesta Loca, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana will host the latin party, La Fiesta Loca with DJs Angola, Jonaton Jdois and...
Brazil,Colombian rescuers sift through debris looking for survivors of crash that killed most of the Chapecoense soccer team,

Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashes in Colombia

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seventy-six of 81 passengers died late Monday night after their plane crashed into the Colombian...
Brazil,Brazilian President Michel Temer speaks to investors on Monday

Brazil’s Temer Urges Further Investments in Country

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, urged investors on Monday not to let minor issues or news...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Mayor Paes Overruled Again in Attempt to Ban Uber

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fight between Uber and the taxi drivers of Rio de Janeiro has once again...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s Black Friday Sales Register 11 Percent Boost

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to figures from the information services group, Serasa Experian, retail sales across Brazil for...
00 nightclub, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Bem Brasil is back at the chich and stylish nightclub, 00 (Zero Zero) in Gavea to host the...
President Michel Temer and Congressional leaders, Renan Calheiros and Rodrigo Maia at press conference on Sunday,

Brazil’s Temer to Block Attempts at Legislative Amnesty

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – While hundreds gathered on the streets of São Paulo calling for his impeachment, Brazil’s President...
Brazil, Brasilia,Planning Minister, dig Oliveira, during press conference where he announced the extension of infrastructure concessions,

Brazil Seeks R$15 Billion With Concessions Extensions

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government hopes to obtain an extra R$15 billion in investments from the extension...
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