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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, October 31st local news reported that the beachfront promenade at Avenida Delfim Moreira, in Rio’s upscale neighborhood of Leblon, will need extensive repairs after suffering severe damage due...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The waste removal workers of Rio de Janeiro's Comlurb (the Municipal Cleaning Company) have gone on strike since yesterday night, March 12th and trash has already accumulated in the city's...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Rio’s Municipal Health Bureau has started a course of actions that include rigorous inspections, education of business owners and raids in a bid to improve the city’s food hygiene and...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The title acronym, short for “Garbage In, Garbage Out”, was once only for computers, but now describes failures in decision-making due to faulty, incomplete or imprecise data. Carioca residents have...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After over four hours of negotiations held at the Tribunal Regional do Trabalho (Regional Labor Court) on the afternoon of Saturday, March 8th, the street sweepers from Comlurb...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The President of Comlurb, Vinicius Roriz, said in an interview with O Globo Thursday afternoon that the company is referring back to its "crisis manual" to accelerate the emergency garbage...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Trash piled up throughout Rio de Janeiro this Carnival, as street sweepers from Comlurb (Municipal Urban Cleaning Company) went on strike. The strike was declared illegal on Saturday by...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Carnival celebrations continue throughout the city, trash generated by the multitude of partygoers is piling up in areas of Rio due to a street sweeper strike. Problems began...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio’s “Lixo Zero” (Zero Trash) program went into full swing last Tuesday, after being postponed in July. The anti-littering campaign, which has already reprimanded 171 people as of yesterday afternoon,...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rock in Rio 2013 mega-music festival is taking place in Rio from September 13th to 22nd, and again is using its popularity to raise awareness about social and environmental...
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