Monthly Archives: July 2017

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro,Soldiers guarded beachfront in Rio during first weekend of operations

Armed Forces Operation in Rio Already Impacts Crime Rate

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first two days of armed forces personnel on the streets have already produced...
Rio News, Brazil News, Paul Beatty, American writer

Vidigal Hosts Free Literary Event Tonight in Rio de Janeiro

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Monday, July 31st, the headquarters of "Nós do Morro" theater company, in the favela...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Fire Damages Velodrome at Rio’s Olympic Park

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early Sunday morning, July 30th, just a few days short of the one-year anniversary of...
Rio News, Brazil News, Glow Party, Mariuzinn Copacabana

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - It is time to get the party mood started all over again as The Glow Party returns to...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - This evening the band Balba takes the stage at Mary & Joe Gastrobar, in Grajaú (in Zona Norte), to...
Brazil has deployed 8,500 troops in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil Deploys 8,500 Armed Forces in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government announced yesterday (July 28th) that the implementation of the National Security Plan in...
Rio News, Brazil News, American rap, Oshun

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Paying homage to the Afro Latin American and Caribbean Women's Day, celebrated last July 20th, Circo Voador, in Lapa,...
Brazil,President Temer's popularity falls to lowest rate in almost 30 years,

Popularity of Brazil’s President Temer Plummets to Five Percent

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazilian President Michel Temer was considered bad or very bad by seventy...
Brazil's Defense Minister, Raul Jungmann, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil’s Defense Minister in Rio to Announce Security Plan

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Defense Minister Raul Jungmann was in Rio de Janeiro yesterday (July 27th) to announce details...
Rio News, Brazil News, music, show, Santa Teresa

Brazil-U.S. Music Event Planned in Rio’s Santa Teresa on Sunday

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, July 30th, Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park) in Santa Teresa hosts the "Conexão...
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