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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A preliminary ruling from the Rio de Janeiro State Court of Justice (TJ-RJ) determined that Odebrecht, the concessionaire that leads the Maracanã consortium, "immediately resume" the maintenance and operation of...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The same as the government did for the Olympics, thousands of students from Rio state schools will have the opportunity to watch the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which will be...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2016 Olympic Games came to an end Sunday (August 21st) in Rio de Janeiro, but the memories live on in the minds of the millions of fans around the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio 2016 Olympics is being considered a big success by organizers, not only for the fact that none of the often catastrophic forecasts came true but because during these...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian police arrested on Wednesday, August 17th, the president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Patrick Joseph Hickey for his involvement in an international scheme to sell tickets...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Rafael Silva won his second Olympic bronze medal in judo yesterday, August 12th (the first was at London in 2012). It was Brazil's first male judo medal...
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...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away from opening on August 5th, government sources say the city has 84 percent of hotel accommodations reserved. Yet with over a...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To mark the Rio 2016 Olympic Games being just a week away, The Rio Times has partnered with the Blue Agave bar and restaurant in Ipanema to host a pre-Games...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The buzz, excitement, and concern are at a fever pitch in Rio as the Olympics are set to start. As a resident I’m ready and have some advice for...
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