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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Organizers of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games kicked off the ‘one-year-to-go’ mark with test competitions at one of the city’s postcard locations, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, on Monday, September 7th....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One year before the 2016 Olympic Games hit Rio de Janeiro, the city hosts a series of test events to evaluate facilities, locations and to test-run the organization of...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon thought that after 37+ years of living here in Brazil, nothing in the U.S. could really affect him. He was wrong: the Charleston atrocity definitely got to him. For many...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, November 20th, Brazil celebrates Consciência Negra (Black Awareness Day) with a little over 18.8 percent of Brazilian municipalities observing it as a holiday. It is, according to analysts...
By Chris Kudialis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday (August 22nd), hundreds of Rio's citizens participated in the second annual Marcha InterNacional contra o Genocídio do Povo Negro (International March against Genocide of the Black Population) in...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning today (Wednesday, July 31st) and running through August 19th, Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil (CCBB) will present 25 American "race films", as part of a collection entitled,...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Record participation is expected in this year's Rio Marathon on Sunday, July 7th. More than twenty thousand pre-registered runners will take part in three races: the full marathon, the half...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An estimated three thousand swimmers, joggers, stand up paddlers, triathletes and their supporters were in attendance as the first stage of the 2013 Circuito Rei e Rainha do Mar (King...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Motorists have been warned not to leave their cars in Zona Sul (South Zone) on Sunday, August 19th, as the 16th edition of the Rio International Half Marathon takes place....
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – The senate in Brazil last week passed a bill that requires prestigious federal universities to reserve fifty percent of their places for public school students, and increases the number of spaces...
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