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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 800,000 flocked to Copacabana Beach on Sunday to celebrate the 22nd edition of the LGBT Pride Parade, despite the lack of financial support from the city, according to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Welcome news for residents of Rio's Zona Norte and Zona Oeste (North and West Zone) this past weekend as one of the Rio 2016 Games' main competition venues, Parque Radical...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella announced that Parque Radical (Radical Park) at the Deodoro Sports Complex, one of the many Rio 2016 Olympic legacy projects for Rio’s Zona...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of history's great tragedies was remembered this past Friday, July 14th, as Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella was in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) to commemorate the laying of the...
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,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIO, BRAZIL – In a surprising move, the Independent League of Samba Schools (LIESA) announced on Wednesday night that if the League is unable to receive subsidies from the city of Rio...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Marcello Crivella took office as Mayor of Rio around eighteen months ago. One of his first official acts (actually an omission) was to leave Rio during Carnival 2017. As one might...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival lovers are in an uproar this week after Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Marcelo Crivella, announced his administration is debating cutting half of the subsidies given to Rio’s famous...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, June 7th, Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella announced that he had signed a new bill allowing Rio's CR Flamengo football (soccer) club to transform its former headquarters at Morro da...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, June 5th, city officials celebrated the one-year anniversary of Rio de Janeiro's light rail transit system, the VLT (Veículo Leve sobre Trilhos, or Light Rail Vehicle), by unveiling...
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