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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The heavy rains that have fallen on the state of Rio de Janeiro since Friday, November 11th have caused mudslides, roadblocks and triggered the warning system in the mountainside...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the onset of summer in Rio de Janeiro comes the risk of heavy rains, which often flood roads and entire neighborhoods. In the past, summer thunderstorms have also led...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - At least three people have died following flooding in Petrópolis, in Rio de Janeiro state’s mountainous region of Região Serrana, local media reported. The state secretary of Civil Defense, Sérgio Simões,...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two rock slides left twenty homes destroyed and at least 72 people homeless in Nova Friburgo following heavy rains Tuesday (November 13th). The area is still recovering from Brazil's...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy floods which caused eight landslides in Teresópolis on Friday have left five people dead, fifteen injured and hundreds homeless. The State Environmental Institute (INEA) had issued alert warnings...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Heavy rainfall in the Região Serrana in Rio de Janeiro state forced some 300 residents to leave their homes in Nova Friburgo, which was devastated by flooding and landslides...
By Bhamika Bhudia, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the wake of the devastating mudslides, the country’s worst natural disaster to date, Nova Friburgo in the State of Rio de Janeiro has suffered major damage to homes, factories,...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week we were so focused on getting the first Print edition out that we neglected to provide more coverage about the tragedy in Região Serrana, the mountainous region of the State of Rio...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flooding and mudslides resulting from last week's torrential rains in the mountainous region of the State of Rio de Janeiro, known as Região Serrana, have already taken more than...
By Mark Beresford, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The state government of Rio de Janeiro has closed off part of the popular tourist destination of Ilha Grande, following a series of landslides that have caused at least 68 deaths...
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