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Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the image as a place to do business has collapsed like a house of cards, and the post-Olympic tourism ball has been dropped due to inflated costs and high crime,...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last night the first UPP (Police Peacekeeping Unit) station created in Rio was attacked and literally set on fire. The Santa Marta (aka Dona Marta) UPP was the first to...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At midnight on Saturday evening (February 18, 2017) most of Brazil changed their clocks back to observe the end of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Only ten of Brazil’s 26 states go...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When I first traveled to Rio de Janeiro in 2002, it was my next ‘adventure travel’ trip after Cuba - which was basically illegal to go to as a U.S. citizen...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is amazing to be so close to the Olympics after all these years of build-up, only to have the last year be such a let-down. The mood before the 2014...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Watching Brazil in the last year reminds me of the slow, tragic, predictable and inevitable collapse of some child star’s younger sibling that has flown too close to the sun while...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The sky is falling! The Brazilian economy is in a tailspin, the entire political system seems to be on trial for galactic scale corruption tied to its once booming energy industry,...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After being here over six years I’ve seen a lot of people (foreigners) come and go from the Cidade Maravilhosa. Almost everyone is spell-bound when they arrive, immediately in love...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – We published our first print edition in January 2011, and with the exception of a few lean August months we put them out like clockwork until September last year. Now...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Many of our regular heavy readers may have noticed something new on The Rio Times web site, which started as a "soft launch" earlier this month. After reading more than...
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