Offshore Riches

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO - As this Article is being published, the State of Rio de Janeiro government is fomenting a protest march, scheduled for 2PM, Wednesday, March 16th, starting at Candelária and ending at Cinelândia (as they all do) with a rally where politicos perorate. All state government workers have been granted a “ponto facultativo”, meaning they won’t be docked any pay if they don’t punch the time clock on their way to the rally.

The motivation for this protest is that last week the Federal House of Deputies passed its version of . . .

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The Curmudgeon moved to Rio over forty years ago, and remained there until late 2018. He's been writing political commentary for The Rio Times for nine years. He once referred to himself as a WASP (look it up) but doesn't any more because it embarrasses him.