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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows that in a list of 136 countries, Brazil appears first in potential natural resources, but loses competitiveness in almost all the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tourists visiting Rio’s Christ the Redeemer or Sugarloaf Mountain will have to pass through metal detectors starting this week. The measures seek to guarantee the security of visitors to...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Visitors to Corcovado to see Christ the Redeemer will now benefit from an improved ticket station in Copacabana. The renovated ticket booth is in the same location as the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The famous Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue lit up with illustrations and designs by French-Italian artist Gaspare di Caro on December 23rd and December 24th to help the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is a dream destination for every tourist with attractions from sandy beaches to lush mountains and postcard perfect views from Christ the Redeemer to Sugarloaf Mountain....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The famous Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue on top of Corcovado mountain, which overlooks the entire city of Rio de Janeiro, has been voted the top touristic attraction...
By Nicole Eberhard, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While your Carnival week in Rio will (and should) inevitably revolve around samba beats and endless parties, in a whirl of parades, blocos, balls and costumes, don’t miss the opportunity...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the night of Saturday, July 12th, the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina, the iconic Rio de Janeiro statue of Cristo...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In light of the World Cup, the government of Rio has prepared for the arrival of thousands of tourists with new tourist information help points dotted around Zona Sul (South...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During heavy storms across Rio late last week, the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue was struck by lightning causing millions of reals worth of damage. The third finger of...
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