Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bloco Sargento Pimenta on the Aterro do Flamengo in 2016, photo by Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil. Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Carnival 2017 Brings Another 66 Blocos to Rio’s Streets Today

By Ciara Long, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sixty-six official blocos are set to parade through the streets today, Monday, February 27th, attracting...
Brazil,Science and Technology Minister, Gilberto Kassab seeking suggestions from foreigners as to Brazil's internet project,

Brazil Seeks Foreign Input for Federal Internet Plan

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Minister of Science, Innovation and Technology (MCIT) for Brazil, Gilberto Kassab, is in Barcelona,...
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Austrian Dominic Thiem Dominates 2017 Rio Open Final

By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In capping a dominant performance in the 2017 Rio Open, Austrian Dominic Thiem prevailed in...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The beloved Sargento Pimenta (Sargent Pepper) bloco will fill Attero de Flamengo with the Carnival crowds and of course,...

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Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, February 26, 2017

Sunday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The Mansion in Santa Teresa will host a DDP pool party today, brought by DDP Diretoria. The swimming pool...
Rio de Janeiro will have a reduced police presence during Carnival, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio de Janeiro Provides 3,000 Less Police for 2017 Carnival

By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The security program for this year's Carnival will have 3,000 fewer military police officers, according...
Rio's Carnival bloco Céu na Terra in Santa Teresa

Carnival 2017 in Rio de Janeiro Hosts 75 Blocos Today

Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Carnival reaches its second official day (Saturday, February 25th) of the 2017 season, Rio de...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, February 25, 2017

Saturday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Head down to the Blue Agave in Ipanema for a special mini-bloco party at this favorite expat bar and...



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