RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Life and history seem to be made up of lots of little steps and decisions that build into important events recognizable only after the fact, and then every so often there are the choices that clearly will alter the course of the future. The small changes tick away under the drum of the daily grind, and then at some point we look behind us and see something in the path traveled not so much unexpected, but notable.
The Rio Times has been blessed with a lot of great reporters over the last few years, and . . .