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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Disbelief and disappointment still abound in Rio de Janeiro as the city comes to terms with both a tragedy and an embarrassment. On Thursday, April 21st, only a few...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As allegations continue to swirl around national Congressman Rodrigo Bethlem, a former member of the administration of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and fellow member of the Partido...
By Michela DellaMonica and Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven months after a R$0.20 increase in bus fares across Brazil stirred the largest protest movement Brazil has seen since the 1980s, Rio de Janeiro mayor...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mayor Eduardo Paes visited the main stage of the New Year’s Eve celebrations in front of the famous Copacabana Hotel on Monday, and said that the highlight of the celebrations...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Municipal teachers, who took up their strike again on September 20th, invaded the city council in Rio de Janeiro, where new educational regulations should have been discussed. After the session...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The private contractor in charge of the construction of the BRT Transoeste line, named Scenario, recently came under fire as potholes and cracks left the new bus lane unusable, just...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the host of the 2014 World Cup Finals and the 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil is busy preparing for the big events by building new airports, stadiums and metro...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pope Benedict XVI announced Sunday to thousands of young Roman Catholics at the close of this year's event in Madrid, "I am pleased now to announce that the next...
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