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By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The first indictment hearing of twenty-four policemen and Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) commander Edson Santos implicated in the disappearance of Amarildo de Souza, a bricklayer from Rocinha who vanished last...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OGX has revealed that they have started pumping crude oil in the Turbarão Martelo oil field after numerous failures which have dragged the company to the brink of extinction. Millionaire...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When traveling or living abroad, access to continuously updated safety, security and general information can help travelers and residents stay informed. For U.S. citizens in Brazil, the U.S. Government...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The visit of Cuba’s most renowned dissident in recent years, blogger Yoani María Sánchez Cordero was the center of a mild furore outside of Brazil’s National Congress yesterday. Sympathizers of...
By Bryan Gregory Sanders, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Though not known as a center for Japanese cuisine, and definitely not known for having a large Japanese population like São Paulo, Rio has a lot to choose...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian branch of U.S. oil company, Chevron, announced yesterday that they had identified a new leak in their Frade oil field in the Campos Basin. ...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Batalhão de Operações Especiais (BOPE) officers seized a trove of weapons, drugs and fake police uniforms in Rocinha Monday, following the Brazilian military and police force occupation of the favela...
By Candy Pilar Godoy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - No trip to Salvador, Brazil’s third largest city, would be complete without time spent in Pelourinho. Known as the city within a city, 'Pelo' is the colorful old neighborhood...
By Candy Pilar Godoy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A wave of terror has washed over the Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil (CCBB) recently with the inception of the Alfred Hitchcock film festival. Their tribute to the Master of...
By Candy Pilar Godoy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Many claim that the heart of Rio can be found in the neighborhood of Lapa; a colorful district nestled in between Santa Teresa and Centro, where historical monuments and lively...
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