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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazil’s heads towards becoming the first country in South America to host an Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro can expect a different kind of visitor to those that came...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to data released by the Brazilian Association for the Hotel Industry (ABIH), 886,000 tourists traveled to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup and revenue gained from this influx...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the night of Saturday, July 12th, the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina, the iconic Rio de Janeiro statue of Cristo...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In light of the World Cup, the government of Rio has prepared for the arrival of thousands of tourists with new tourist information help points dotted around Zona Sul (South...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Strikes, protests and public unrest continue to blight Brazil’s host cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo with the 2014 FIFA World Cup just under...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Army introduced the troops that will be tasked with ensuring safety and assisting police officers during the 2014 FIFA World Cup last Sunday, May 4th. Close to...
By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The tourism sector in Brazil has had to adjust their inflated estimates concerning the expected influx of tourists during the FIFA World Cup in June and July this year, leading...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian press, or at least the largest circulation press (print, radio and television) have been consistently portrayed by moderate leftists as being incorrigibly right wing and anti-progressive, given that they...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Figures released by the Public Security Institute (ISP) show that robberies on buses in the state of Rio de Janeiro have gone up by almost 25 percent in the past...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Eusébio, one of the greatest ever players to have graced a football pitch, died yesterday aged 71. The former Portuguese international was the top scorer at the 1966 World...
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