Rio Police Crush Protest During World Cup Final

Rio Police Crush Protest During World Cup Final

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a month of few major incidents across the host cities in Brazil, military police responded with force in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, July 13th as the 2014 FIFA World Cup came to a close. In Tijuca, military police used tear gas, physical […]

Budweiser Takes Over Pestana Hotel for the FIFA World Cup

Budweiser Takes Over Pestana Hotel for the FIFA World Cup

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Budweiser have taken over the 5-star Pestana Hotel on Avenida Atlantica along Copacabana’s beach for the full four weeks of the World Cup to host exclusive parties for special guests in the temporary christened, Budweiser Hotel. An official sponsor of FIFA since 1986, the beer […]

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

Rio Offers New Tourist Help Points in Zona Sul

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 Zone) of Rio. As well as new tourist help points, old ones have been updated […]

World Cup at Mab’s Restaurant and Bar on Copacabana Beach

World Cup at Mab’s Restaurant and Bar on Copacabana Beach

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Mab’s Restaurant and Bar, located in Copacabana with beachfront views and directly across from the FIFA Fan Fest area, is broadcasting all sixty-four games of the 2014 World Cup live and drawing a large and energetic crowd of national and international viewers. As the […]

Gay Pride March in Rio on Copacabana Beach: Daily

Gay Pride March in Rio on Copacabana Beach: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As celebrations of gay pride were held throughout the world on Saturday, June 28th, dozens of marchers also took to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, to celebrate the International Day of LGBT Pride and to demonstrate for improved rights for the homosexual and […]

For Sale: R$2.65MM, Penthouse in Copacabana

For Sale: R$2.65MM, Penthouse in Copacabana

Rare Jewell, two story penthouse, 200 m2, Immaculate unabridged 180 degree views of mountain rainforest from all rooms. In the middle of Copacabana, three blocks from the beach. Quiet, noiseless. 3 bedrooms (2 suites), extra bathroom, 2 living rooms, upstairs and down, custom made cabinets. Fully designed kitchen, 2 lanais in first floor plus terrace […]

For Sale: Small Farm in Búzios, US$350K

For Sale: Small Farm in Búzios, US$350K

Small farm for sale, which has 7.6 hectares and is close to the beach. The property consists of a main house and two guest apartments. It is located in Cabo Frio, Búzios area at Praia Rasa. The farm is surrounded by green and has bananas, mangos, avocados, oranges any many more. It has good fertile […]

Two Protests Outside FIFA FanFest in Rio: Daily

Two Protests Outside FIFA FanFest in Rio: Daily

By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The area outside the FIFA FanFest in Copacabana, Zona Sul (South Zone) was the setting for two protests yesterday (June 23rd) afternoon, which merged into one and continued marching together. The authorities estimate only three hundred were involved but a heavy police presence and at […]

FIFA Fan Fest in Rio Opens on Copacabana Beach: Daily

FIFA Fan Fest in Rio Opens on Copacabana Beach: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the 2014 World Cup officially began in São Paulo on Thursday, June 12th, approximately 20,000 fans in Rio de Janeiro filled the FIFA Fan Fest area, located on the sands of Copacabana Beach, to watch the opening ceremony and first match between Croatia […]

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