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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the last official day of 2017’s Carnival celebrations, 81 blocos will take place throughout Rio de Janeiro today. With blocos of all sizes and types happening all across the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last month, Pastor Jay Bauman was installed as the new Senior Pastor of Union Church of Rio de Janeiro located in Barra da Tijuca in the Zona Oeste (West Zone)...
By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A sharp rise in the cost of Credit Default Swaps (CDS), which is an indicator of a country's risk premium, is increasing pressure on the Rousseff government to address market...
By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Apart from being Rio's most vibrant nightspot, Lapa also has the sad reputation of being riddled by crime recently, with three people having been attacked in one week alone last...
By William Jones and Shannon Sullivan, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The holidays tend to be a particularly difficult time of year for expatriates living abroad, when pangs for homegrown holiday traditions and loved ones far away become...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Christmas is in the air in Rio, from the decorations in the major shopping centers to the Santas (Papai Noels) appearing in full traditional costumes. The European and American...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – French musicial collective Nouvelle Vague returns to Rio tonight for an accoustic show at Imperator - Centro Cultural João Nogueira in the city's Zona Norte (North Zone) neighorhood of...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Photographer Monalisa Marques reveals the heart and soul of Rio through portraits of its inhabitants in her year-long photo project, "Uma Pessoa Por Dia" ("A Person Per Day"). Similar to...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning today (Wednesday, May 8th) the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) returns to Rio for the Brazilian leg of the World Championship Tour. For the third consecutive year it will...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Recently released data from the Institute of Public Security (ISP) shows the number of homicides are down in the city of Rio de Janeiro while the number of homicides and...
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