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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Fraudulent contracts awarded to complete Rio de Janeiro’s Metro Line 4 may have cost taxpayers more than R$3.17 billion in over billing, according to the state’s public prosecutor’s office (MPRJ). “The...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of MetrôRio's “Quem Prova Aprova” (Who Tries It Approves) campaign, the five stations of the new Metro Line 4 will offer riders a reduced fare of R$3 until...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, March 6th, Rio's Public Ministry revealed it is opening an investigation into the exorbitant use of state funds to maintain the Metro Line 4's Gávea construction project, which...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Beginning on Saturday 17th December, Line 4 of Rio de Janeiro’s Metro (subway) system will adopt the same operating hours as the city’s other Metro lines. The new subway...
By Nelson Belen and Ciara Long, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the most important legacy projects of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics was the new metro (subway) line which not only impacted transportation by connecting...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting on Monday, September 19th, the day after the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the long awaited Metro Line 4, will open to the public. After almost...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the conclusion of the 2016 Rio Olympics, city officials announced on Monday, August 22nd, that the BRT Transolímpica line would open to the general public on Tuesday, August 23rd....
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday one of the Curmudgeon’s friends wrote him from the USA: “I feel for you. The hassle of hosting the Olympics. I don't know why anyone would want to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, July 30th, Interim President Michel Temer, along with Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes, and other government and Olympic officials inaugurated the long-anticipated, and long-delayed, Metro Line 4 subway, which...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With one month to go before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, on Monday, July 4th, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes unveiled another of the city’s major infrastructure projects, the...
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