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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In what Grêmio head coach Renato Portaluppi was calling the "game of the year", last night (September 20th) at Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre, Rio's Botafogo was eliminated from...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 13th, one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Botafogo, began the first leg of the 2017 Copa Libertadores quarter-finals against fellow Brazilian club, Grêmio at Nilton...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, stated over the weekend that he would only nominate a Supreme Court Justice to replace Justice Teori Zavascki, killed in a plane crash last...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – While world leaders meet in Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum, social entities and movements debate in Porto Alegre around issues concerning democracy, poverty, human rights and the environment...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Postal workers in the several Brazilian cities have decided to strike ‘indefinitely’ after rejecting a proposal from the TST (Superior Labor Court). The workers of the ECT (Postal and Telegraph...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's national football (soccer) team narrowly won their last friendly game ahead of the Copa America championship against Honduras with 1-0 in Porto Alegre yesterday (June 10th). The only...
By Benjamin Parkin, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the new Hospital Restinga e Extremo-Sul, in a southern district of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, on Friday. The President, who officially announced that...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Strikes, protests and public unrest continue to blight Brazil’s host cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo with the 2014 FIFA World Cup just under...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the FIFA World Cup under three weeks away from starting, all logistical problems with the official stadiums must be ironed out as smoothly and quickly as possible. The Estádio Beira-Rio,...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From Rio's Copacabana Beach to the edge of the Amazon River, FIFA sponsored Fan Fests are public viewing spaces to further the experience in watching the World Cup matches. In...
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