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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More than 11,950 companies closed their doors in the state of Rio de Janeiro last year, 25.2 percent more than in 2015, according to data released on Wednesday by...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A survey of the FipeZap index shows that the average residential rental prices in Brazil had a nominal fall of 3.23 percent last year, not including inflation. Considering official inflation...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city government of Rio de Janeiro has approved 462 blocos (street parades) for 2017 Carnival celebrations in the city. The official list of approved blocos was released on Friday,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of companies in Brazil seeking judicial recovery in 2016 set a record according to data released by Serasa Experian, a credit and business research company. In all 1,770...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the help of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and a stronger U.S. dollar, Brazil increased the number of foreign tourist entering the country to a record number of 6.6...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away from opening on August 5th, government sources say the city has 84 percent of hotel accommodations reserved. Yet with over a...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Carnival reaches its last official date (February 9th) of the 2016 season, Rio de Janeiro will have one more day of blocos (street parties) spread out across the city....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday (January 3rd) the regular season of the American NFL (National Football League) ended and now the 2016 playoffs start, leading up to the Super Bowl on February 7th. ...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With Carnival a little over a month away, more and more blocos (street party groups) in Rio de Janeiro are performing live in preparation for the holiday. On Saturday,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In yet another blow to Brazil’s ailing economy, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to present the country’s 2016 budget with a forecast of a significant primary deficit, according to...
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