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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The state of Rio de Janeiro has seen two former governors arrested in the last two days. Former governor, Anthony Garotinho, was arrested on Wednesday, November 16th, accused of...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2014 elections will take place on October 5th, and will see the election the next Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro as well. There are seven candidates jostling...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Worse than having a government plagued by corruption – a problem by no means exclusive to the Brazilian society – is denouncing corruption and then allowing it to remain unpunished. We are...

Elite What?

Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week I went to Cinemark Barra Downtown, twice, to watch director José Padilha’s Tropa de Elite 2 (Elite Squad 2). I was quite late, as over eleven million spectators watched...
By Pedro Widmar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With recent developments putting the Marvelous City center-stage during the next decade, both in Brazil and the world, the state government elections have taken on a higher profile. Currently, it seems...
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