Scott Salmon is a geographer, city planner, and urbanist who writes about cities and contemporary urban issues – in Rio and internationally. A New Zealander by birth, he has lived and worked in cities across the globe. Now, after a long spell in New York City, he is at home in Rio de Janeiro. You can follow him on Twitter: @globalscotto.
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.
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