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Avenida Brasil in Rio, where in the area around Dutra and BR-040, a spree of roadway robberies have happened, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Roadway Robberies in Zona Norte: Daily

By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Police officers of the 38th Precinct (Braz de Pina) have identified at least three gangs specialized...
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Brazil Breaks Child Pornography Ring: Daily

By Amy Smith, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL — Brazilian federal police said Thursday they had charged eighteen people for child pornography crimes. The suspects are...
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Brazil R$8.4 Billion Stimulus Package: Daily

By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The Brazilian government announced Wednesday a stimulus package of R$8.4 billion of public-sector purchases to combat slow...
Brazilian Army troops are set to leave Complexo do Alemão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Army Set to Leave Complexo do Alemão

By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The official withdrawal of the Brazilian Armed Forces from the Complexo do Alemão, in Rio’s...
President Dilma Rousseff and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao shake hands during a meeting in Rio last week, Brazil News

Brazil and China in R$60B Currency Swap

By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Wary of dependence on the dollar, Brazil and China on Thursday agreed to a R$60 billion currency...

Mercosur Members Suspend Paraguay

By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Mercosur members including Brazil have suspended Paraguay from the South American economic alliance following Friday’s impeachment of...

Do-It-Yourself Shamanism at CCBB Rio

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Self Service Pajé, the newest installation by OPAVIVARÁ in the Brazilian Contemporary Room...

Flu Thrash Atlético-GO in Brasileirão

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense comprehensively beat cannon fodder Atlético-GO 4-1 on Sunday evening to move into fifth...

New Styles With Nugrooves at Fosfobox

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since 2003, Nugrooves, a bi-monthly party based in São Paulo, has been following the instructions...

Organic Wine Market Grows in Brazil

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Most people don’t think about the fact that in conventional modern wine making...
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