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By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema in Zona Sul (South Zone) is one of Rio's most popular neighborhoods. Undeniably a multicultural hub, deep down it maintains the unpretentious charm of an international community with a...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A friendly sevens rugby competition was played on Rio’s Ipanema beach on Saturday December 19th. The Beach Rugby Super Challenge was used to promote rugby ahead of the 2016...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning October 30th and running through November 15th, the 24th edition of the Festival Panorama will take place in a dozen locations throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ipanema could certainly be considered Rio’s favorite neighborhood, with famous beaches, mountain views, chic shopping and popular bars and restaurants. As many consider it more stylish than Copacabana and more...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While temperatures cooled down slightly earlier this week, on Friday, January 9th they soared again, rising to 40 to 44 degrees Celsius (104 to 111 degrees Fahrenheit) in some...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Twenty years after famous Brazilian composer Tom Jobim’s death, a statue in his honor has been inaugurated yesterday (December 8th) in Ipanema. The statue of the creator of the “Girl...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seeing great live music in Rio, like a lot of things, can be an expensive habit. An exception to this is the Verão Rio (Rio Summer) event, a project...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While only a handful of women removed their tops on Rio's Ipanema beach on Saturday, December 21st, photographers flooded the beach to record the event. One photographer who...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recently it was revealed that the tax levy on the purchase of bicycles in Rio is 40.5 percent, considerably more than the 32 percent threshold applied to cars. An average...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Four days after the Uruguayan Lower House approved a measure backed by President José Mujica to legalize and regulate the growing, selling and marketing of marijuana, a group of...
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