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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio is known for its marvelous beaches and relaxed lifestyle, but on a rainy day the city also has wonderful art to take in. To get an overview of diverse...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- As the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup draws closer, American Mark Lassise travels to each of the six host cities exploring their preparations for the mega-event by documenting his journeys for the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Members of Brazil’s Associação National de Jornais (National Association of Newspapers, ANJ) – which includes over a hundred of Brazil’s main newspapers – have agreed unanimously to withdraw their...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The biggest novela (prime-time soap opera) of 2012 in Brazil, Avenida Brasil, brought the country to a standstill on Friday night, as half the country tuned in to watch...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Schools located in Rio's favela neighborhoods with UPPs (Police Pacifying Units) had a larger increase on their test score results in the Brazilian Índice de Desenvolvimento da Educação Básica (Ideb,...
Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A member of the military police was photographed spraying a dog in the eyes with pepper spray while on patrol in the favela community of Rocinha, in Rio de Janeiro's...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil's President Luís Inácio "Lula" da Silva has mesmerized local and international press, as well as heads of state worldwide, with his gusto for analogies, controversial statements and history blunders. Considered a...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week Lula and his government presented the new model for oil and gas extraction in Brazil, a plan to control the gigantic underwater reserves of the Santos Basin and...
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