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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last Saturday, September 30th, the Military Police of Rio's State launched an operation to reinforce the security in Rio's beaches, from Flamengo to Recreio. With eight hundred extra police officers patrolling...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Police in Rio have been investigating the death of a German tourist since yesterday, Monday, May 22nd. According to the Barra da Tijuca battalion command, Christoph Josef was murdered by...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Espaço Ecolounge, located in Barra da Tijuca in Rio's Zona Oeste (West Zone), will host a special entertainment program this weekend titled "Rio Summer Point", which begins today, Friday, January 6th...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study by UFRJ’s Architecture and Urbanism Faculty has found that Rio’s Centro Zone, excluding the Port Zone, has the capacity to build 150,000 residential properties in abandoned or unused...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Barra’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) beaches offer some of the best surfing in the whole of Rio state. With fewer crowds than Arpoador, Ipanema, Copacabana or Leblon and more consistent...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro city and Olympic officials joined with athletes and municipal school students last week to unveil the Athletes’ Forest at Parque Radical in Deodoro. At the ceremony, one...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With one month to go before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, on Monday, July 4th, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes unveiled another of the city’s major infrastructure projects, the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Abricó Beach located in Grumari in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Oeste (West Zone) had been a known site for practicing nudists and naturists since the 1970s, on November...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Founded as a home-based school in the Rio de Janeiro Zona Oeste (West Zone) neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca in 2000, the Rio International School has grown in the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The doors of the first-ever official brand Apple store in Latin America opened at 11AM at the posh Village Mall shopping center in Barra da Tijuca, located in Rio...
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