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New World Cup Woes in São Paulo

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter SÂO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's largest city, São Paulo, has run into yet more problems as it races to...

B.B. King Plays in Rio September 29th

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – B.B. King, the iconic blues legend, returns to Rio for a highly-anticipated performance...
Edison Lobão, Brazil's energy and mining minister, has said that Brazil is entering a golden age for gas, with onshore discoveries that rival the pre-sal oil find, photo by Renato Araújo/ABr

Brazil to Auction New Oil Concessions

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has announced that it will restart oil exploration rights auctions in 2013,...
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Rio International Film Festival 2012 Opens

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The biggest film festival in South America, Festival do Rio 2012 (Rio International Film...
David Alan Harvey's photographs portray the beauty of Rio de Janeiro and it's inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, News.

David Alan Harvey Captures Rio

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Photographers have always been attracted to the city of Rio de Janeiro thanks to...

Adventures on Natal’s Dunes and Reefs

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter NATAL, BRAZIL – Sun-soaked Natal welcomes and entertains over two million Brazilians and foreign visitors every year who come...
Where in Rio property expert Frederic Cockenpot believes Rio Real estate will undergo a stabilisation process after the initial boom, photo by Frederic Cockenpot.

Rio Real Estate Remains a Good Investment

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The price of property in Brazil is always a talking point, particularly in Rio,...
Rocinha’s UPP (the 28th in Rio) was inaugurated September 20th, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Lots of Good News

Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – I don't mean to brag, but after working about fourteen hours yesterday, publishing our Online edition, having a couple...

The Curmudgeon on Don’t ask, Don’t tell!

Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Those following the Curmudgeon’s “mensalão” maunderings have noticed he closes by asking: “Did Lula know?” And...

Going Green on the Weekend: Hiking Trails in Rio Getting Safer

Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is a city blessed by nature. The Mata Atlântica Forest and its monolithic...
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