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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Conditions at Rio's Vila Pan-Americana (Vila do Pan), the residential apartment complex in Barra da Tijuca originally built for the athletes of the 2007 Rio Pan-American Games, has deteriorated significantly,...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Curmudgeon mused little more than twelve months ago, “O tempora! O mores!” (“Oh the times! Oh the customs!”) was the tag line for a speech by Cicero in the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The road for Rio’s post-Olympic plans continues to be rocky as the final day for companies to submit bids to take over management of the immense Olympic Park site in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fight between Uber and the taxi drivers of Rio de Janeiro has once again spilled over into a confrontation between Rio de Janeiro's Mayor, Eduardo Paes, and the judiciary....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While American real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump has been extremely busy the past year in his pursuit of the U.S. presidency, the Rio de Janeiro project...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO – The voters of Rio have spoken, and for the first time in its history, those who did not vote, or who voted for neither of the candidates in the run-off election, achieved...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro city and Olympic officials joined with athletes and municipal school students last week to unveil the Athletes’ Forest at Parque Radical in Deodoro. At the ceremony, one...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week, Brazil’s Ministry of Sports confirmed that Rio’s Flamengo football (soccer) club formally requested permission to play in Deodoro Stadium in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone). Due to the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than 21 days to go before the start of the Paralympic Games, organizers are scrambling to obtain extra funding and sell tickets to the competition events. The...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After three months and traveling 20,000 kilometers around Brazil, the Olympic Torch arrived early today (Wednesday,August 3rd) in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The symbol of the Games has...
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