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Rio Welcomes New UK Consul General

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This week marks the arrival of Paula Walsh to head up the UK's Rio office...

2014 World Cup City Focus: Brasília

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's fourth largest city, and the capital since 1960, lies in the Central-West region of the...

“5x Favela” Hits Cinemas After Cannes

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – So much has been written, said, photographed and filmed about favelas, especially in Rio de Janeiro...

Brazil’s Land Protected From Foreigners

By Michael Royster, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - On August 23rd the Diário Oficial da União published an order signed by President Lula,...

Orquestra Voadora Flying High

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - "There's something really powerful about the energy put out by big a band full...

Fluminense Lead Cut to Three Points

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - League leaders Fluminense failed to maintain their five point cushion over Corinthians in the race for...

Inside the Business of Expat Relocation

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – With companies like Shell, BG and Halliburton placing growing numbers of engineers and executives in...

Santa’s Artists Open Their Doors

By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Over the next two weekends Santa Teresa’s pioneering Arte de Portas Abertas (Open Door Art) will...
Zona Sul from Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Real Estate, Brazil, News

What R$3,500 Rents You in Rio

By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - In the third article in our recent series on renting apartments in Rio, we take a...

Marina Silva and Green Politics

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – In the last of the three profiles of the leading presidential candidates, The Rio Times looks...
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