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By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Gringo Times will have a new name, but it is not a change that was taken lightly. Following last week's story about the meaning of the word "Gringo", and the survey participation of over 100 of readers, the polls are in, and Rio's only English language local news source has a new name - The Rio Times.

Whether pejorative or not, the word Gringo has sensitive connotations for some foreign nationals living in the city. Brazil may be one of the few countries where its use is largely light-hearted . . .

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