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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Report Shows Brazil Has Highest Cost of Crime in Latin America

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – According to a recent report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) violence costs in Brazil...
Bloco Barracão Centelha‎ is one of many that will gather this weekend, photo internet reproduction. Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro, Carnival, Carnival 2017, blocos, street blocos, Carnival street parties

First Official Weekend of 2017 Carnival Blocos Kicks Off in Rio

By Ciara Long, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With three weeks to go before Carnival 2017, official celebrations are finally kicking off in...
Abraham Palatnik Exhibit at CCBB Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Abraham Palatnik Retrospective Exhibit at CCBB Rio Until April 24th

By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A retrospective of work by Brazilian plastic artist, Abraham Palatnik, a pioneer in the technique...
O Mercado - Estilistas Independentes will take place in Botafogo this weekend, photo internet reproduction. Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro, markets, independent brands, art and culture, designers, fashion, fair

Independent Designers Fair Returns to Rio this Weekend

By Ciara Long, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fashion and clothing fair O Mercado - Estilistas Independentes returns to Rio de Janeiro this...
Fosfobox, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Famous underground club, Fosfobox in Copacabana, will host the Me So Horny Party with a Special edition of Bad...
Brazil,Senator Aécio Neves has been accused of setting up a kickback scheme while he was governor of Minas Gerais

Brazilian Senator Aecio Neves Implicated in Fraud Scheme

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former presidential candidate, Senator Aecio Neves has been accused by an Odebrecht executive of setting...
Brazil,Firefighters try to control flames in burning bus as protest turned violent in Rio de Janeiro,

Rio de Janeiro Sees Protests Turn Violent Again in Centro

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The center of Rio de Janeiro faced another violent day on Wednesday as more than...
sales of all motor vehicles, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil Automotive Sales Falls 25 Percent in Last Month

By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The month of January 2017 had a 25 percent decrease in sales compared to December...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Rio Officials Negotiating Sale of Olympic Apartments to Civil Workers

By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six months removed from the mega-spectacle that was the 2016 Rio Olympics, local news is...

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