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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of history's great tragedies was remembered this past Friday, July 14th, as Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella was in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) to commemorate the laying of the...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A collection of 28 paintings from plastics artist and poet opened last week in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone), offering an exploration of the theme of the struggle for racial...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tucked away on the leafy corner of residential Copacabana street Rua Cinco de Julho, La Pizzateca opened in mid-February, and with a lively yet intimate atmosphere, the new restaurant focuses...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema, long considered one of Rio’s trendiest and most upmarket locations, has also been one of the neighborhoods most affected by the country’s deep economic recession, according to an October...
By Jay Forte and Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games loom closer, the anxiously awaited completion of the new Metro (subway) Line 4 is now 93 percent finished, according to authorities....
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The new stretch of metro line, Linha 4, that is being constructed to link Zona Sul (South Zone) with Barra da Tijuca in the Zona Oeste (West Zone) may...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the night of Thursday, October 1st, a group of activists marched, beginning at Rio de Janeiro's Igreja da Candelária and making their way down Avenida Presidente Vargas, to...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Prefeitura (City Hall) of Rio de Janeiro will remove 78 bus lines within the city's Zona Sul (South Zone) by 2016 in an effort to streamline public transportation...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With Halloween and the Day of the Dead just around the corner on November 2nd, lets liven up an issue that's been spoiling the dead men's party. Not even the dead...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Record participation is expected in this year's Rio Marathon on Sunday, July 7th. More than twenty thousand pre-registered runners will take part in three races: the full marathon, the half...
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