Rachel Mucha is a Fulbright Scholar researching the intersections between natural resource management and gender parity in Brazil. She graduated with a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and currently resides in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio Times is an English language publication dedicated to anyone interested in Brazil and Mercosur. Beyond keeping up with national and local events, The Rio Times will also cover issues of specific interest to foreign nationals here. Our mission is to provide our readers with a broad spectrum of information and improve their understanding of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brazil, and Mercosur.