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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Tension remains high in Northeastern Brazil, where a new prison riot was reported on Wednesday (January 18th), leaving one dead and seven injured in a prison in the interior of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Health Department in Rio de Janeiro state published a technical note yesterday (January 18th) raising the level of vigilance to patients with symptoms characteristic of yellow fever in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although still very dependent on inflation behavior and economic activity in the months ahead, Brazil’s Central Bank (CB) has indicated that it plans to continue to cut aggressively the country’s...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting from 1PM on Saturday, January 21st, Rio will see its own Woman’s March on Washington taking place at the same time as demonstrations in cities across the world. Participants...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While property in the city of Rio remains the most expensive in Brazil, areas in Zona Norte (North Zone) are much more affordable. American expatriate and entrepreneur in Rio, Zachary...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting in the early afternoon of Rio’s public holiday on Friday, January 20th and continuing until late, Taste in Rio will take place in Parque dos Patins on the Lagoa....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government of Brazil announced on Tuesday (January 17th) it was authorizing the armed forces to help with the reinforcement of security inside prisons across the country. In practical...
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 Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Fitch Ratings has downgraded Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings to 'CC' from, 'B- ' and its National Long-Term Rating to 'CC ', from 'BB-...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The second line of the VLT (Vehicle on Light Tracks) between the Saara market and Praça Quinze (XV), in Rio's Centro zone is expected to open in the second week...
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