Monthly Archives: June 2017

Brazil,Protesters occupy terminal at Congonhas Airport in São Paulo Friday morning,

Brazil Braces for Nationwide Strike Against Reform Bills Today

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian officials are bracing for what may become a significant nationwide protest today, Friday June...
Rio News, Brazil News, music, DJ, casa frança brasil, manie dansante

O Cluster Brings Art and Music to the France-Brazil House in Rio

Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, July 2nd, from 1PM to 9PM, Casa França Brasil (France-Brazil House) in Centro hosts...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Opinion: Brazil’s Other “Criminal Masterminds”

Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last September, a federal prosecutor accused former President Lula of being the mastermind and supreme leader...
Rio News, Brazil News, entertainment, music, Dona Onete, carimbó

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The night promises an unforgettable musical encounter at Circo Voador, with singers Dona Onete and Francisco El Hombre performing...

In Mega-Operation, 96 Police Officers to be Arrested in Rio

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early this morning (June 29th) the Civil Police in Rio de Janeiro executed Operation Calabar,...
The rumor meant Caixa banks were inundated by people desperate to withdraw their Bolsa Família payment, photo by Tânia Rêgo/ABr.

Brazil Announces New Limits for Large Cash Withdrawals

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As part of its fight against corruption, Brazil’s Central Bank (CB) announced on Wednesday (June...
Rio News, Brazil News, Ariana Grande, show, American singer

Ariana Grande Performs in Rio’s Arena Olímpica Tonight

Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tonight, Thursday, June 29th, American singer Ariana Grande performs at Jeunesse Arena (former Olympic Arena) in...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil Olympic Committee Announces Training Sites for Tokyo 2020

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Though it's still three years away, the Brazilian Olympic Committee just officially announced it has...
Rio News, Brazil News, Ariana Grande, show, pop music, Barra

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Tonight the American pop singer Ariana Grande performs at Jeunesse Arena, in Barra da Tijuca, at 8PM. Having started in...
Brazil,Brazil's President, Michel Temer, during press conference on Tuesday to address corruption charges against him,

Brazil’s President Temer Rebukes Corruption Charges

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, held a press conference yesterday (June 27th) to criticize...
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