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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 Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - National security forces are employing operations in the Vila do João favela community, part of the Complexo da Maré in Zona Norte (North Zone) of Rio de Janeiro, twenty minutes...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following rugby’s 92-year Olympic absence, history was made on Monday, August 8th, as Australia’s women’s rugby team became the first team ever to win a women’s rugby gold medal. After...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, helped to officially inaugurate the new recreational area of Praia de Rocha Miranda in Parque Madureira located in the city's Zona...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The seven games to be held in Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium during the upcoming FIFA World Cup will further impact businesses and residents in the area. During...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In celebration of Lent, the CADEG market in Zona Norte (North Zone) will hold the Festival Mesa Santa, a fish and wine culinary festival, from April 4th through the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of Rio's better-hidden gems, the CADEG market in Benfica presents its very first gastronomic festival this month. From November 18th through the 29th, the 22 participating restaurants and...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Real estate in Rio has become infamous for its high prices in recent years, continually sparking speculations about a bubble ready to burst. The price hikes are mainly led by...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As hosts Brazil defeated world champion Spain in the Final of 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday, June 30th, protests continued around Rio's famed Maracanã Stadium. Although smaller than...
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