Bob is a retired attorney from the US who moved to a remote fishing village in northeast Brazil for his physical and mental health. His interests are history, bicycling, exploring new places, and learning new things. He's a skeptic of doctrines. His views are eclectic and unpredictable. The goals are always knowledge and truth.
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.