Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Final Six Samba Schools Parade in Rio Carnival 2017

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The final six schools took part in Rio Carnival’s samba parade competition last night, on...
Bloco Rio Maracatu wil take place later today in Ipanema, photo internet recreation.

Rio’s 2017 Carnival Will See 81 Blocos on Last Official Day

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the last official day of 2017’s Carnival celebrations, 81 blocos will take place throughout...
Brazil,Reporter during protest in São Paulo,

Violence Against Reporters in Brazil Up 65 Percent in 2016

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Violence against the media in Brazil grew by over 65 percent in 2016 in comparison...
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Brazil Residential Real Estate Shows First Increase in Almost Two Years

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the latest FipeZap Index, average residential rental prices in Brazil had a nominal...
The Mansion will host a twelve hour-long pool party, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio Carnival Wraps with the White Pool Party at The Mansion: Sponsored

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Renovated Portuguese colonial house, The Mansion in Santa Teresa, will host its final event of...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The Mansion in Santa Teresa will host an incredible pool party today, the White Pool Party, finishing the Carnival...
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Brazil’s New Justice Minister Assures No Obstruction of Lava Jato

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporters SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new Justice Minister in Brazil, Osmar Serraglio has denied any intention to obstruct the...
Violence in Complexo do Alemão, Rio de janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio’s Complexo do Alemão Favela has 28 Shootings in 30 Days

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the international spotlight on the Carnival celebrations this weekend (February 24th to 28th), and...

First Six Samba Schools Parade in Rio Carnival 2017

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Six samba schools from Rio’s Grupo Especial (Special Group) performed last night, Sunday, February 26th,...
Bloco Sargento Pimenta on the Aterro do Flamengo in 2016, photo by Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil. Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Carnival 2017 Brings Another 66 Blocos to Rio’s Streets Today

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sixty-six official blocos are set to parade through the streets today, Monday, February 27th, attracting...
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