Construction Continues as Santa Teresa Bonde is Delayed

Construction Continues as Santa Teresa Bonde is Delayed

By George Utley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Casa Civil in Rio has avoided setting a new deadline for Santa Teresa’s iconic tram system to reopen, after being out of action since 2011 following a fatal accident. The bonde was scheduled to open in March of this year, however, now sub-secretary of […]

Repression Allegations at World Cup Protests in São Paulo

Repression Allegations at World Cup Protests in São Paulo

By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Lawyers from a trade group in São Paulo have concluded that there was excessive repression at an anti-World Cup demonstration that occurred in the country’s financial capital last Saturday, February 22nd, as support for the international sports tournament appears to wane in Brazil. “Even […]