The Curmudgeon on The Second Round

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO - First, here’s the good news for all residents of the State of Rio, especially those who run businesses in tourist destinations like Búzios and Itatiaia: start planning for an enjoyable long weekend starting October 30th and running through All Souls Day, November 2nd, because all four days are going to be available for leisure.

Now, here’s more good news, or bad news, depending upon your political persuasion. The reason people are going to leave Rio de Janeiro in droves on October 29th and 30th is because there is not going . . .

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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.