By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When traveling or living abroad, access to continuously updated safety, security and general information can help travelers and residents stay informed. For U.S. citizens in Brazil, the U.S. Government recently launched both a new Brazil specific Twitter feed and a free Smart Traveler app.

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