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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Rio de Janeiro around 15,000 people protested against the government of President Dilma Rousseff and the recent money laundering scandal on Copacabana beach. The peaceful protest took up both...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Violence flared again last night in Rio, this time in Zona Sul (South Zone) as peaceful demonstrations calling for the removal of State Governor Sérgio Cabral turned into clashes between...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The construction of the six new Line 4 Metro stations in Leblon and Ipanema is continuing to prove controversial, as residents react to major roadway and pedestrian detours. The metro (subway) line, which is...
By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Last Wednesday saw the largest political protest march in the city of Rio since 1992’s rally against controversial President Fernando Collor as thousands of politicians, celebrities and citizens from across...
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