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By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of April 25th, the Complexo do Alemão teleférico (gondola) passed to new management and extended its current operating hours, which also now include Sundays and holidays. The responsibility for...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — In the favela community of Morro da Providência, the long wait for the new cable car to open is now over, and the system has started to function just before...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new cable car that links Morro da Providência to Central do Brasil station and the Cidade do Samba is still yet to open, eight months after its completion in May...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The new cable car, or ‘Teleférico’, which is planned for Rio’s Morro da Providência favela community, is now set to open this May according to authorities. The second of...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister of Tourism for Brazil, Gaston Vieira, visited the Complexo do Alemão on Monday in order to view the district’s novel gondola transportation system and observe the changes that have...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the success of the gondola system in the Complexo do Alemão in 2011, a new ‘Teleférico’ is set to begin testing next month on the Morro do Providência. The new...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The official withdrawal of the Brazilian Armed Forces from the Complexo do Alemão, in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone), is scheduled to take place this Thursday, June 28th. It...
By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Most guide books will say no trip to Rio is complete without a ride on the gondola, which used to refer only to visiting the Pão de Açucar (Sugar Loaf) for a...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There was a small confrontation between residents and the military Peace Force in the pacified community Complexo do Alemão (Zona Norte) on Sunday evening. Three people were arrested, one...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After months of testing, the Teleférico (gondola) line at the Complexo do Alemão in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) has gone into service. The cable car system, much like...
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