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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the recent outbreak of violence reported in some of Rio de Janeiro’s favela communities, Brazil’s Federal Government on Sunday unveiled a tourism plan to attract more visitors to...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since August 16th, the Correios Cultural Center, in Centro, hosts "Memórias do Esporte" (Memories of Sport), exhibition that presents a historical panorama of sports across the world through films, emblematic...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those looking for a place to follow the NBA Finals on tonight, Friday (May 9th), when the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are going head to head...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – World Cup Skateboarding (WCS), the largest championship of its kind in Latin America, will take place in Rio de Janeiro throughout this week, with its final day on Sunday, April...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six months after the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca finally hosted its first sports event since the end of the Games, and, according to local news...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six months removed from the mega-spectacle that was the 2016 Rio Olympics, local news is reporting that Rio city officials are trying to facilitate the sale of the apartments at...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fans of the Flamengo football (soccer) club, one of the most popular in Brazil if not the world, are still waiting to see if their team will return to the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, November 30th, in the stadium where the first of two games to determine the winner of this year’s Copa Sul Americana was scheduled to be held, more than...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seventy-six of 81 passengers died late Monday night after their plane crashed into the Colombian mountains, minutes before landing in the city of Medellin. The plane was chartered by Brazilian...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Most Cariocas don’t know that Brazil’s second most popular spectator sport is the “vaquejada”; some four thousand vaquejadas reportedly occur annually throughout Brazil’s Northeastern outback, known as the “sertão”. What happens in...
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