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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The metro station in Gávea, which will be a part of Rio's new metro line 4 that connects Zona Sul (South Zone) and Barra da Tijuca, will not open in...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Olympic Games are still 577 days away, but the selection process for its approximately 70,000 volunteers is already underway. Registrations for volunteering at the biggest sporting event of the...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The world has watched as the real estate market across Brazil experienced a dramatic increase over the past five years, especially in Rio de Janeiro. Despite figures showing signs of...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Competitors from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have spent the past week in Rio, recovering between legs one and two of the grueling event. While in the city,...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) began their debriefing of the London 2012 Olympic Games in Rio starting this past Saturday, November 17th in Barra da Tijuca. The aim of...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government’s civil aviation agency (ANAC) received R$24.5 billion last Wednesday following the auction of concessions for three of the country’s biggest airports. The final value...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the renovation works now fully underway on Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Maracanã stadium, the question of accessibility is the next issue on the city’s 2014 World Cup preparation agenda....
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