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Health Minister Ricardo Barros,tells reporters during press conference on Monday that combating Aedes aegypti mosquito is a top priority,, Brazil, Brasilia,

Aedes Aegypti Mosquito is Top Priority for Brazil’s Government

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The biggest challenge for Brazil today in the health sector is the combat against the...
Brazil, São Paulo,Shopping center in São Paulo not as full as expected during this Christmas season,

Brazil’s Shopping Mall Sales Fall 3 Percent During Christmas Season

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the Christmas season was able to overcome the continuing recession and lack of...
Redes de Desenvolvimento da Maré, Complexo da Maré

NGO Redes da Maré Offers Free Yoga Classes in Favela Complex

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Once a week, seventy residents of Complexo da Maré favela community gather to practice yoga...
The lamb dish from Camelo apparently will bring good luck for those who eat it, photo by Rogerio Resende.

Restaurants Serve Lucky New Year Dinners in Rio de Janeiro

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The traditional New Year dinner in Brazil (known as Ceia da Virada) grants an opportunity...
00 nightclub, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Bem Brasil is back at the chic and stylish nightclub, 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea to host the...
Brazil's industrial production declined in April according to CNI, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil’s Confidence Indexes Show Mixed Projections in 2017

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brazilians brace for another difficult year ahead, confidence indexes released this past week show...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio Hotels Optimistic for New Year’s Eve Despite Economic Crisis

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite occupancy rates falling below last year for the New Year's Eve festivities in Rio's...
French Artistic Mission in Rio de Janeiro Art, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio’s Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates French Artistic Influence

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Museum of Fine Arts, in Rio de Janeiro, presents, since Friday (December 23rd),...
Glow party, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, December 26, 2016

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Glow Party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight with DJs, face paints, black lights, and glow sticks. DJ Guga...
Casa da Matriz, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, December 25, 2016

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today is Christmas and there are several events going on in the night throughout the city. Check out the...
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