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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over one million tourists are expected to attend the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Carnival festivities and hundreds of thousands of those visitors will make their way to the competitive...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the holidays now in full swing, millions are traveling by planes, trains, automobiles, and buses to around the city of Rio de Janeiro between now and the beginning...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On December 17th Rio's mayor Eduardo Paes announced during an episode of the Globo channel's RJTV news program that beginning in January areas of the city's Avenida Rio Branco...
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 William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Metro Rio, the city's subway system operator, has announced that the Ipanema General Osório station will be reopened next month after almost a year closure due to construction work. The...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy rains hit Rio de Janeiro in the early hours of the morning yesterday, causing the closure of Santos Dumont Airport and much flooding, major traffic and power outages around...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Poor track maintenance may have been behind three SuperVia train derailments in the last two weeks, the rail network’s concessionaire admitted in a press release last Friday. SuperVia also...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A thirteen-year-old believed to have acted as the fare collector for the public transit van in which two foreign tourists were held hostage and attacked was apprehended by the...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Commuting to work in Rio and São Paulo takes on average 31 percent longer than in other Brazilian cities, according to a recent report by the IPEA, Institute for Applied...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Petrobras, Brazil's majority-state-owned oil producer continued its downward trajectory as it announced profits of R$21.1 billion in 2012, a 36.6 percent slump when compared to the previous year. The figure...
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