By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Foreign visitors to Brazil from one hundred countries can now drive vehicles throughout the entire country with only a valid driver’s license from their country of origin and a passport. The new measure, which began on Friday, July 1st and will last until December 31st, 2016, is designed to encourage and enhance mobility for the half a million tourists who will visit Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics.
The new measure is a part of the Brazilian National Traffic Council’s (CONTRAN) Resolution 578/2016 and is meant to . . .