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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a surprising decision the three largest soft drink companies in Brazil have announced that starting in August they will no longer distribute soft drinks at cafeterias and snack bars...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Many of our regular heavy readers may have noticed something new on The Rio Times web site, which started as a "soft launch" earlier this month. After reading more than...
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Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon, who likes to think of himself as a polyglot, has been humbled. Last week, broad circulation newspapers use two words which the Curmudgeon knew not. The first was “ilação”,...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Speaking in Rio on Wednesday (August 20th), Gustavo Ungaro, president of the National Council of Internal Control (CONACI), defended the proposed amendment to the constitution (known as PEC 45) that...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first census undertaken in the Complexo da Maré has shown a growing local economy with 3,000 businesses providing income for 9,000 residents. The findings will be showcased at a...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, June 28th, Mille Ballai, the 34 year-old charismatic co-owner of the Alto Vidigal hostel died from a head trauma resulting from a serious altercation. Police found valuables, including...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — During the World Cup matches with England and USA playing, The Rio Times is hosting a series of special Rio World Cup MixUp events, bringing fans together to watch the...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Storyhunter, a platform that connects content publishers with a network of professional video journalists and documentary filmmakers around the world, will host a free “Screenup” event tonight at Teto Solar...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Fans will be getting into the spirit for the World Cup, and rooting on the Brazilian Selecão team with the essential World Cup gear from head to toe. From t-shirts...
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