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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new survey released by the Ministério do Turismo (Ministry of Tourism) shows that Brazil welcomed over six million international tourists during the year of 2014. With the number...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While worries increase that Argentina’s financial crisis could affect Brazilian production and exports, in Rio de Janeiro, officials forecast that the more than 100,000 tourists from Argentina expected to...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While the announcement of "We Are One (Ole Ola)", as the official theme song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup was met with criticism, many other recording artists, organizations...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The touring film festival CINEfoot, arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, June 26th and will, for an additional seven non-consecutive days, celebrate all things football through free screenings...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of Civil Police and Delegacia de Atendimento ao Turista (Deat) or Police Tourist Service in and around Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracanã Stadium increased on Sunday, June...
By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The area outside the FIFA FanFest in Copacabana, Zona Sul (South Zone) was the setting for two protests yesterday (June 23rd) afternoon, which merged into one and continued marching together....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio World Cup MixUp viewing parties continue tonight, Sunday, June 22nd, at Gringo Café with a live broadcast, beginning at 7PM, of the USA taking on Portugal...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After numerous complaints and incidents of towing and ticketing, a new parking site at Terreirão do Samba was designated on Thursday, June 19th for tourist motor homes and trailers...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the 2014 World Cup officially began in São Paulo on Thursday, June 12th, approximately 20,000 fans in Rio de Janeiro filled the FIFA Fan Fest area, located on...
By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The red carpet was rolled out for hundreds of football fans yesterday, as Rio's Tom Jobim/Galeão (GIG) International Airport played host to a good humored and raucous welcoming party. The...
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