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Monthly Archives: January 2016

CCBB Rio To Host Retrospective of Works by Guilherme Vaz

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Examining fifty years of work by Brazilian conceptual composer and multimedia artist, Guilherme Vaz,...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It's the new year and the Cave club in Arpoador is all about self improvement and starting 2016...
Brazil's government increased monitoring of deforestation of Amazon region

Wildfires in Brazil’s Amazon Increased in 2015

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A significant increase was registered in Brazil of the number of fires in its territory...
Brazilian Real Falls to R$4.03 to the Dollar, Lowest Since 2002, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Brazil’s Real Falls to R$4.03 to the Dollar at Start of 2016

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The foreign exchange market in Brazil closed down on the first business day of the...
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Série A Samba Schools to Parade February 6th in Rio Carnival

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the opening night of the Carnival competition in Rio de Janeiro`s famed Sambódromo...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Tuesday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The Sorveteria do Rock party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with the best of rock...
President Dilma Rousseff vetoes increase of welfare program, Bolsa Familia,

Brazil’s Rousseff Vetoes Increase in Bolsa Familia Welfare Program

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In one of her last acts for 2015, Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, sanctioned the 2016...
Higher inflation this year is likely to affect consumers' purchasing power

Focus Report Forecasts Disappointing Year for Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the first Focus Report of 2016, released by Brazil’s Central Bank on Monday, economists...
Réveillon 2016 on Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio Hotel Occupancy Exceeds Expectations for New Year’s Eve

By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Authorities in Rio say that the estimated 857,000 tourists who came to Rio for New...

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