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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The widely missed bonde (tram) in Santa Teresa, suspended since 2011, will start first tests with passengers today (July 27th), on a 1.7km stretch of the final 10.5km between Largo da Carioca and Largo do Curvelo. However, Rio Governor Pezão has announced that the full service of the tram will only return in 2017.

The new bonde service will run from Monday to . . .

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