Brazil’s 2015 Brasileiro Football Championship Ends

Brazil’s 2015 Brasileiro Football Championship Ends

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brasileiro Série A football (soccer) competition came to close last night, Sunday December 6th. With Corinthians having already secured the top spot, teams were left fighting for the next three positions and those at the bottom of the table striving to avoid relegation. […]

Glória: The 19th Century Oasis is Reemerging in Rio de Janeiro

Glória: The 19th Century Oasis is Reemerging in Rio de Janeiro

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nestled within Rio’s Centro, and sitting beside Catete and Flamengo (in Zona Sul), Glória offers the architectural grandeur of the 19th century within a modern and eclectic setting, which spills over from the bohemian area of Santa Teresa just above it. Serving as one of the […]

Corinthians Wins the Brasileirão Football Championship 2015

Corinthians Wins the Brasileirão Football Championship 2015

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Corinthians FC were last night celebrating a triumphant win in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football (soccer) competition. Despite only drawing against Vasco FC, the Paulista team triumphed taking the title for the sixth time, in the 35th round of the 38 round national […]

Flamengo Trounce Goiás but are No Closer to the G-4

Flamengo Trounce Goiás but are No Closer to the G-4

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite mixed support in the stands, Flamengo sailed to a 4-1 victory over Goiás on Sunday night (November 8th) at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio. Goiás, with 34 points, now enter the Z-4 and could face relegation while Flamengo remain in the middle of […]

Festival Multiplicidade Hosts Final Weekend of 2015 Edition

Festival Multiplicidade Hosts Final Weekend of 2015 Edition

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning on Thursday, November 5th and continuing through Sunday, November 8th, the closing weekend of the 2015 edition of the technology, music, art and design event Festival Multiplicidade will feature over 35 attractions performing in three Rio de Janeiro venues; Fundação Panetário in Gávea, […]

What R$10,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro for 2015

What R$10,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro for 2015

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Property prices in Rio have boomed over the last seven years, with apartment rental prices topping out in 2014, and now slowly starting to decline through 2015. Although Rio remains one of the most expensive cities in South America, foreigners with U.S. dollars to spend […]

Tough Weekend for Rio’s Football Teams in the Brasileirão

Tough Weekend for Rio’s Football Teams in the Brasileirão

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense football (soccer) club, who have been Rio de Janeiro’s best hope in the Brasileirão ‘Série A’ national tournament, are now firmly in the middle of the table, even after beating fellow Carioca team Vasco de Gama 1-0 last night (November 1st) at Engenhão […]

Lapa Security Model to be Expanded in Rio de Janeiro

Lapa Security Model to be Expanded in Rio de Janeiro

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In an effort to expand public security in Rio de Janeiro, the state government and the Federation of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro (Fecomércio) signed an agreement (on October 26th) to reproduce the Operação Lapa Presente (Operation Lapa Today) in three more of Rio’s neighborhoods: […]

Belle and Sebastian Returns to Rio de Janeiro on October 16th

Belle and Sebastian Returns to Rio de Janeiro on October 16th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The critically-acclaimed Scottish band Belle and Sebastian will perform live in Vivo Rio on Friday, October 16th. Known for their indie pop, the Glasgow-based sextet formed in 1996 and has released nine albums to date. During the last almost two decades, they have toured […]

Flamengo Fails to Reach G-4 After Losing to Figueirense

Flamengo Fails to Reach G-4 After Losing to Figueirense

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A disappointing 3-0 defeat of Rio home team Flamengo on Wednesday night (October 14th) has allowed Florianópolis’s Figueirense to climb three positions in the Campeonato Brasileiro competition, clearing themselves of the relegation zone. Flamengo, who wanted to climb the ladder and to be in […]

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