Rio Societies: A Sense of Community Abroad

By William Jones and Shannon Sullivan, Contributing Reporters

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The holidays tend to be a particularly difficult time of year for expatriates living abroad, when pangs for homegrown holiday traditions and loved ones far away become most agonizing. Fortunately, foreign nationals in Rio can assauge their feelings of homesickness by attending events hosted through many of the city’s international societies.

Groups such as The American Society of Rio de Janeiro (AmSoc Rio), the International Club Rio (InC), and the British and Commonwealth Society of Rio de Janeiro (BCS) continue hosting community events throughout the year to . . .

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