Tags São Gonçalo

Tag: São Gonçalo

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located just across Guanabara Bay, off the Niterói Bridge in São Gonçalo, is a historic site called Ilha das Flores (Island of Flowers) which is the location of Rio’s Immigration...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two men accused of robbing, raping and holding a foreign tourist couple hostage for six hours in a passenger van during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 30th, ...
By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the UPP (Police Pacification Unit) program in Rio has had many successes in the past few years confronting drug trafficking in the favelas, the surrounding metropolitan region has seen...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The bus strike in the State of Rio, which has taken thousands of buses off the road and resulted in long queues in over fifteen cities and towns, is set to...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 7th Battalion of Polícia Militar (PM) in São Gonçalo has, once again, found itself embroiled in scandal. Following the removal of former Lieutenant Claudio Luiz de Oliveira, suspected...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Magistrates Association (AMB) asked Justice Minister Cardozo to create a special task force to solve the murder of Judge Patrícia Acioli (47 years). She was assassinated last...
By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival is coming and technical rehearsals at the Sambódromo are attracting more and more crowds. Last Saturday Porto da Pedra took over the Sapucaí with enthusiasm putting on a great...
By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The 2010 samba school technical rehearsals started at the Sambodrome, a thrilling weekend of cheerful parades lightened up the Sapocaí Avenue. Last Saturday night G.R.E.S. Unidos do Porto da Pedra, the...
- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

25,337FansLike
3,924FollowersFollow
5,332FollowersFollow

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
clear sky
24.2 ° C
25 °
22 °
69%
1kmh
0%
Wed
29 °
Thu
31 °
Fri
27 °
Sat
29 °
Sun
26 °

CURRENCY

BRL - Brazilian Real
USD
3.1936
GBP
4.2084
EUR
3.7493
CAD
2.5273
AUD
2.4965