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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law) in Rio de Janeiro will reinforce the state-wide actions of inspection and awareness during the Carnival this year, according to government news reports....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Under the anti-drinking and driving law, Lei Seca, literally Dry Law, the penalties for driving drunk or while using a cell phone are about to get much harsher for Rio...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Foreign visitors to Brazil from one hundred countries can now drive vehicles throughout the entire country with only a valid driver’s license from their country of origin and a passport....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following intensified activity by Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law or Prohibition), 324 drivers were fined in the city Rio de Janeiro on Christmas morning. Some 1,570 drivers were...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The consumer defense agency in Rio de Janeiro, Carioca Procon, is warning residents and tourists over reports that taxi drivers are illegally charging unfairly high fares when consulting the...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law) is stepping up its activities to prevent drunk driving during Carnival this year. Throughout the state of Rio de Janeiro 250 agents will be...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A major anti-drinking and driving operation by Rio police has led to over 150 motorists being fined after new legislation was brought into effect. Of 1,800 drivers stopped, 153...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Having a car in Rio de Janeiro is like a box of chocolates: you never know what kind of traffic you’re going to get yourself stuck in unless you try it....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio State deputy Pedro Augusto, who represents the PMDB (Brazilian Democratic Movement Party) party, was stopped on Saturday night as part of an operation aimed at stopping drunk-driving on...
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