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By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s industry sector grew 2.5 percent in November 2012 as compared to the previous month, according to a survey released by the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI). The news is...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – From municipal elections to the mensalão, from dams to deforestation, for the slowing economy and the booming middle class, 2012 was big for Brazil. The year began with devastating building...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Putting Christmas dinner on the table could be considerably pricier than last year, research shows. The prices of typical holiday food like chicken, pork and bacalhau, or salt cod, typically eaten...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Festival goers will not be disappointed by the amazing line-up that the Back2Black Festival has in store this year on November 23rd - 25th. The largest black culture event...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a successful run in São Paulo, the Vivo Open Air 2012 festival has arrived in Rio this week celebrating its 10th anniversary. The festival’s program includes concerts, parties and...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Held in Odeon Petrobras, in Cinelandia, the gala award ceremony for Premiere Brasil, the competitive section of Festival do Rio, brought the 14th edition of the Rio International Film Festival...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second edition of ArtRio International Modern and Contemporary Art Fair, opens to the public tomorrow (Thursday, September 13th) at Pier Mauá and throughout the city.  Last year's first edition...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio Gastronomia, the city’s largest annual culinary festival, will be taking place from August 16th to 26th, boasting ten days of gourmet-style celebration throughout Rio. The event aims...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Home to breathtaking views of lush-green mountain peaks, the city of Petrópolis is widely known for its historical significance as the former summer residence of Brazil’s imperial family. Yet, although...
By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Winter has arrived in Rio along with cooler temperatures, but Cariocas are not known for a lack of celebrating, and with the Festas Juninas (June's Festivals) here there is plenty...
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