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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Large crowds during Carnival are no longer restricted to Rio de Janeiro, with São Paulo and Brasília registering significant increases this year in the number of tourists coming into these...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 21st, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism released the results of its latest survey, which showed that not only were the Rio 2016 Paralympics a success in the stadiums...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Olympics in Rio de Janeiro can be considered a success story, with the city receiving more than 1.17 million tourists during the seventeen days between the opening and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Foreign visitors coming to Rio de Janeiro to attend the Olympic will add an extra US$200 million in revenues to the country in August, according to the latest data from...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Friday, July 15th, not only marks exactly three weeks before the start of the most watched sports event in the world on August 5th, it also marks 45 days since...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To dissipate concerns about security the Zika virus and the readiness of Olympic venues during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games, Brazil’s interim President, Michel Temer, published...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the reassurances by the state government that wages would be paid with the aid sent by the federal government for security in Rio, tourists arriving at the Tom Jobim...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Concerned with the recent terrorist bombing at the Istanbul airport in Turkey, Brazilian officials are stepping up their security for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, scheduled for August...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rio de Janeiro officials, rushing to get everything ready for the 2016 Olympics in August received bad news yesterday from the federal government. The loan to finish the construction of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This week, state government officials announced that they are about to undergo a major redevelopment project in the town of Abraão, on Ilha Grande off the coast of Angra dos...
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