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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a rash of robbery and crime in Rio's beach neighborhoods of Zona Sul (South Zone) including Copacabana and Ipanema, authorities are announcing new police actions to improve security during...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The second line of the VLT (Vehicle on Light Tracks) between the Saara market and Praça Quinze (XV), in Rio's Centro zone is expected to open in the second week...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To celebrate its 80th birthday, the Institute of National Historic and Artistic Heritage (IPHAN) has declared Rio’s Museum of Samba a site of cultural importance. According to the organization, the...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From 2PM on Friday, January 20th, Lagoa Bier Fest will take place in Parque das Figueiras in Lagoa. The artisanal food and drink festival will continue between 2PM and 11PM...
Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Botafogo has it going on tonight with Indie Karaoke at Casa da Matriz. The karaoke sessions will be joined by GoParty DJ set to provide the music. Promotions include free distribution of twenty liters...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Officers of the policiais civis (civil police) force in Rio de Janeiro state have announced a 72-hour walkout until the full payment of December wages, Christmas bonus and other...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday January 16th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it had reduced its forecast of Brazilian GDP growth from 1.5 percent to 0.2 percent in 2017. The estimate is...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A survey of the FipeZap index shows that the average residential rental prices in Brazil had a nominal fall of 3.23 percent last year, not including inflation. Considering official inflation...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although Rio de Janeiro's Carnival blocos (street parties) are not due to officially start until February 4th this year, Circo Voador will launch the 2017 season early. From 10PM on...
Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Bem Brasil is back at the chic and stylish nightclub, 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea to host the Rio’s hostel party. It’s a gathering of guests from approximately sixty hostels throughout Rio to bring...
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