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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Strong winds and heavy rain which fell on Rio de Janeiro between Monday (September 19th) and Tuesday (September 20th) left several streets flooded and many residences without electricity, especially...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite recent rain in Rio de Janeiro state, water levels remain critically low in the Southeast of Brazil. However the level of the Cantareira System, the largest supply source...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the recent torrential summer thunderstorms, which have flooded streets in São Paulo city and left thousands in the dark, are helping to increase water levels at the city’s...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — The city of Rio officials confirmed Friday evening that all fifteen blocos scheduled for this weekend will go on despite the street sweeper strike which caused a crisis in garbage...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two solid days of rain in Rio de Janeiro have forced the organizers of World Youth Day (WYD) to change the plans for this weekend's WYD vigil and closing mass,...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second night of Viradão Carioca 2013 continued as scheduled despite heavy rains late on Saturday, April 13th. The public music festival features over fifty Brazilian artists playing for...
By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Activities in sunny Rio can seem countless between the beaches and mountains, but with the end of summer approaching soon the Águas de Março (March rains) will arrive. Though famous...
By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The weather has not been kind to Rio de Janeiro in the last week, as several neighborhoods were flooded, stranding people in traffic and at home for hours. However, a...
By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Extreme rain has devastated cities in the state of Rio de Janeiro, of the Baixada (Lowland) area. The people in the county of Duque de Caxias, especially in the city...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two rock slides left twenty homes destroyed and at least 72 people homeless in Nova Friburgo following heavy rains Tuesday (November 13th). The area is still recovering from Brazil's...
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