Monthly Archives: October 2017

Brazil, Brasilia,Environment Minister, Sarney Filho, announces reduction in deforestation in Amazon region

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Decreases by 16 Percent

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon region declined by sixteen percent between August 2016 and July...
Campos Basin Petrobras

Brazil’s Petrobras Reports Oil and Gas Production Up 2.8%

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a Wednesday, October 18th statement from Brazil oil giant Petrobras, in September, oil production...
Rio News, Brazil News

Rio’s Caixa Cultural Showcases Collages by French Artist Henri Matisse

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Next Tuesday, October 24th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibition "Henri Matisse - Jazz",...
Rio News, Brazil News

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Good music and a stunning sunset meet this evening in Leme as the Mureta Groove party returns to Mureta...
Brazil,Senators voted whether or not to reinstate Aecio Neves during Tuesday's session,

Brazil’s Senate Revokes Court Decision, Reinstates Aecio Neves

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday (October 17th) the Senate in Brazil overturned by 44 votes to 26 a...
Rio News, Brazil News, Estudantina, samba

Traditional Rio Samba House Estudantina Closes After 90 Years

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio lost a precious part of its musical history last Monday, October...
Rio News, Brazil News

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Tonight, Blue Note Rio honors one of the most spectacular voices the jazz music has ever had: the one...
Brazil,Rural laborers are the ones most in danger of falling into slave labor,

Brazil Relaxes Definition of Slave Labor Amidst Criticism

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of Brazil announced on Monday (October 16th) that it was changing the definition...
Rio news, Brazil News, security, Polícia Militar

Rio’s Military Police Invest in Social Media as Security Tool

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro is developing a strategy to...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Rio’s Macumba Beach Residents Anxious After Promenade Collapse

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a rainy weekend, on Monday, October 16th, officials from Rio's Civil Defense Secretary were...
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