Traces of Pre-Historic Rio are Found in Leopoldina

Traces of Pre-Historic Rio are Found in Leopoldina

By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Signs of human habitation and clues to Rio’s history have been uncovered by archaeologists working on the city’s new metro line, Line 4, in Leopoldina, Centro. Approximately fifty stone artefacts and 400 shells dating back between 3,000 and 4,000 years have been discovered. They are […]

Multi Oral Focus on Preventative Dental Health in Rio: Sponsored

Multi Oral Focus on Preventative Dental Health in Rio: Sponsored

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While no one places a trip to the dentist high on the list of fun things to do for the day, oral health is a part of life. Now especially with the currency exchange rates as it is, many foreigners are having dental treatment in […]

Rio MIS Museum in Copacabana Seventy Percent Complete

Rio MIS Museum in Copacabana Seventy Percent Complete

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a government report the long awaited Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) that will face Copacabana Beach has reached seventy percent completion. The plan to relocate the museum was first conceived over seven years ago after Brazil was named as the 2014 World […]

Rental Prices Down for First Time Since 2008 in Brazil

Rental Prices Down for First Time Since 2008 in Brazil

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to Fipe-Zap, for the thirteenth month in a row rental prices across Brazil rose well below the inflation rate, and in June rental rates actually went down. It is the first time this has happened since 2008 when the Fipe-Zap index was created, marking […]

Kid-Friendly Activities for a Family Vacation in Rio: Sponsored

Kid-Friendly Activities for a Family Vacation in Rio: Sponsored

By Nicole Eberhard, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio de Janeiro may conjure up images of sexy samba, the world’s most famous Carnival, all night partying, and lazy beach days. However, it is surprisingly also a child­-friendly destination and perfect for a family vacation. Brazilians are extremely family oriented and […]

Rio de Janeiro Rent Prices Have Largest Drop in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Rent Prices Have Largest Drop in Brazil

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The real estate market across Brazil has been cooling quickly as the country’s economic indicators continue to contract, and it is being felt in Rio de Janeiro more than anywhere. Now according to the Fipe-Zap Index, rental prices have dropped in Rio almost a full […]

New Hope to Recover Stolen Bikes in Rio de Janeiro

New Hope to Recover Stolen Bikes in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cyclist deal with the risk of having their bicycles stolen on a constant basis, and with the value of many bikes being higher than a monthly minimum wage in Brazil, the situation is not likely to get better soon. However there is new hope of […]

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Billed by organizers, as “The Best Tuesday Party,” the weekly Feel Leblon event is back at Club Sette in Leblon tonight. The venue features a bar and lounge on the first floor and during the Feel Leblon parties, DJs spin the best of house, pop, reggaeton, hip-hop, funk and more […]

How to Make Investments in Brazil, a Panel Discussion in Rio

How to Make Investments in Brazil, a Panel Discussion in Rio

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although the economic scorecard in Brazil is not as strong as it was several years ago, it remains a destination for new foreign investments – such as China’s recent US$53 billion – as well as appealing option for individuals. Expert in financial planning in Brazil, […]

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