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Champions’ Parade at Sambódromo

By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Parade of Champions on Saturday evening marked the official end of Rio Carnival 2010. ...

Big Gains For Brazilian Brands

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Further evidence that the Brazilian economy is continuing on an upward trajectory was provided recently...

Mercosur and EU Near Agreement

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Mercosur, South America's co-operative trade organization, and the European Union (EU) could forge an historic...

Guns N’ Roses Rock Brazil in March

By Felicity Clarke, Contributing Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The legendary U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses will play five shows in Brazil next...

Biofuel Merger Forms Industry Giant

By Christine Wipfli, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - After five months of negotiations, the deal has finally been made to create one of Brazil’s...

Botafogo Wins Taça Guanabara

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Botafogo beat Vasco da Gama 2-0 to win the Taça Guanabara on Sunday evening, the...

Students’ Ship Sinks Off Rio Coast

By Marcela Canavarro, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The ordeal of the Canadian 'Class Afloat' on board the SV Concordia has ended well with all...

Leblon’s Beachfront Development

By Martin Kocandrle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil may be on the cusp of a much-discussed real estate boom, but in one corner...

180 Days After Amnesty

By Lenora Deslandes, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Presidential decree signed by President Lula in June of 2009 marked the third time that...

Brazil in the Vancouver Winter Olympics

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - From February 12th to February 28th Vancouver, Canada is hosting the XXI Winter Olympics. It...
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