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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the calls from U.S. President Donald Trump for further action to re-establish democracy in Venezuela, Brazilian President, Michel Temer said on Monday that Brazil looks towards a diplomatic solution...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the latest FipeZAP residential real estate sales index, which tracks prices in Brazil’s twenty biggest cities, residential real estate sales prices maintained its downward trajectory in August, registering...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Raquel Dodge was sworn in yesterday as Brazil’s 42nd “Procurador Geral da República” succeeding Rodrigo Janot as Chief Federal Prosecutor. At the ceremony, she stated that the Brazilian people hope for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dozens of security officers entered Rocinha, one of Brazil’s largest favela communities, early Monday morning to try to arrest the leaders from rival drug gangs, responsible for hours of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, September 17th, Brazil's men's national volleyball team cruised past host team Japan 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-22) to seal its fourth consecutive championship at the International Volleyball Federation's (FIVB)...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Armed Forces reaffirmed their support in maintaining the Law and Order Guarantee (GLO) operations in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement released yesterday (Saturday, September 16th), the Military Command...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL- With only two days left before stepping down as Brazil’s top prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, presented to the country’s Supreme Court on Thursday (September 14th) new charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rock in Rio organizers announced yesterday (September 14th) that Lady Gaga will not perform tonight as the headliner for the opening night of the mega-music festival 'due to sever pain'....
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The day rock music lovers have been pumped for has finally come: Rock in Rio 2017, the largest music festival in Brazil, officially opens today, September 15th, at Parque Olímpico...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In 1970, the U.S. enacted RICO – the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The statute punishes racketeering, where leaders of an organization order others to commit crimes or assist...
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