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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite occupancy rates falling below last year for the New Year's Eve festivities in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone), the industry is optimistic, and points to the major increase in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Less than twenty days after the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, security forces are once again in the city to guarantee the safety of athletes and visitors during the 2016...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – German canoe slalom coach Stefan Henze succumbed to head injuries received after a car accident in Rio de Janeiro and died on Monday. The International Olympic Committee ordered a...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During the 2016 Rio Games, almost thirty Olympic Hospitality Houses have been established throughout the city and many of those houses are hosting special parties and events during...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro’s Tom Jobim International Airport has been prepared to welcome up to three heads of states every twenty minutes, during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but according...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A Rio de Janeiro audit court has ordered the state’s finance secretary to withhold more than R$198.5 million owed to construction companies due to irregularities found in an audit for...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residents of Rio, rejoice! After years of spending more than you earn, the government of the Federative Republic of Brazil is about to solve your problem, thanks to the 2016 Olympic...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With a little more than a month to go before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Tourism Minister resigned on Thursday, after being linked to the mega-corruption...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a little over two months, some 500,000 international visitors are expected to descend on the Cidade Maravilhosa for the start of the 2016 Olympics, with the world watching. In...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Organizers of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games kicked off the ‘one-year-to-go’ mark with test competitions at one of the city’s postcard locations, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, on Monday, September 7th....
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