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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world's elite surfers arrived in Rio de Janeiro state this week for the start of the World Surf League's (WSL) 2017 Rio Pro at Saquarema's Itaúna Beach, about 100...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The beaches of Brazil draw travelers from all over the world, and while Rio de Janeiro has the largest name recognition for tourism, there are many smaller and remote beach...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a rash of robbery and crime in Rio's beach neighborhoods of Zona Sul (South Zone) including Copacabana and Ipanema, authorities are announcing new police actions to improve security during...
By Charlotte Markham and Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Arpoador, the tiny beach connecting Ipanema and Copacabana, is a magnet for families seeking to enjoy the protected cove’s views of Sugar Loaf and Dois Irmãos, as...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There is an old joke which says that the best thing about Niterói is the view of Rio, but a good many feel that it is neither funny nor...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The lifeguard and fire brigade of Rio de Janeiro announced this week it will use experimental drones in beach rescue operations during Operação Verão 2016 (Operation Summer 2016). The...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Niterói, the city located across the Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro, will follow its sister city's lead, by implementing the policing program Operação Verão (Operation Summer) on nine...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the clouds that led many beachgoers to skip the sand and waves this Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Operação Verão (Operation Summer) was implemented on the beachfront along Zona...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nosing along lush mountains, humming past Christ’s fingertips before dipping down over the city’s beaches has to be one of the best ways to see Rio’s finest sites and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second weekend of 2015 was not only marked by high temperatures and crowded beaches, but looting or the mass robberies known locally as “arrastões” (big drags) and the...
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