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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday (October 17th) the Senate in Brazil overturned by 44 votes to 26 a Supreme Court decision that suspended Senator Aecio Neves from his legislative seat. The decision comes...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio lost a precious part of its musical history last Monday, October 16th, when Centro Cultural Estudantina Musical (or Gafieira Estudantina) closed its doors after almost ninety...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of Brazil announced on Monday (October 16th) that it was changing the definition of slave labor in the country. The decision was met with criticism from politicians, labor...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro is developing a strategy to boost its presence on the social media. Approved in February this year, the plan aims...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a rainy weekend, on Monday, October 16th, officials from Rio's Civil Defense Secretary were on hand in Rio's Zona Ouest (West Zone) assuring nervous Macumba Beach residents that there...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Decisions which will affect the political lives of some of Brazil’s most prominent politicians are expected to keep Brasilia busy this week, as a Chamber of Deputies commission votes on...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located in the countryside of northern Rio State, the village of Aldeia Velha is a natural gem with well preserved rivers, waterfalls and forests. What's best, the place is only 1.5...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only ten games remaining in the season, Rio's top four football (soccer) clubs took the pitch this weekend in a slate of critical games as the 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles was in Washington D.C. on Thursday (October 12th) and said Brazil has the potential to grow by four percent per year - in the next three...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, October 14th and 15th, Rio's Museum of Modern Art, in Aterro do Flamengo, hosts the Arte Core Festival. In its fifth edition, the event promotes a variety of...
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