Tag: Acre

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian federal government has suspended the transportation of Haitian immigrants from the Northern state of Acre to São Paulo city until a new plan for the relocation of these...
By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Madeira River, which runs through Porto Velho, Rondônia in western Brazil, has reached a record water level of 18.73 meters and is still climbing today. The flooding has almost...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the remote border region of Acre in the Brazilian Amazon at around mid-day yesterday. Telephone lines are down and there are reports...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – In the last of the three profiles of the leading presidential candidates, The Rio Times looks into the life and achievements of world-renowned environmentalist Marina Silva of Partido Verde (P.V., Green...
By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Following our series of three key candidates for next year's general election, a fourth contender has emerged.  On August 15, Epoca magazine announced that former Environment Minister, Marina Silva, will also be...



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