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We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option. CARNIVAL: Aue (Centro) - The Aue party is back to HUB RJ this Saturday, with several...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Some say Carnival is officially over, but the ‘blocos’ (Carnival street parties) don’t seem to have received the message. Though traditionally the festivities end on Ash Wednesday, there are many...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the revelry and excitement of Carnival 2019 comes to a close, a new sobering report from the online digital platform, Fogo Cruzado, was released on Wednesday (March 6th) showing...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The calendar says the 2019 carnival is officially over, but in Rio de Janeiro, and throughout Brazil, that does not mean that the party is over. According to Rio...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Among the traditional samba tunes this year during Carnival in Brazil, several samba schools and ‘blocos’ honored lawmaker and activist, Marielle Franco, gunned down last year in the center...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival 2019 is very much in full-swing. With tons of blocos happening over the weekend and spilling out into next week and beyond. Here are the best of the rest...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio de Janeiro announced on Wednesday its Carnival operation schedule for the five-day Carnival holiday. In addition to extra security patrolling the streets, officials say that...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With less than two weeks to go until one of the biggest spectacles in the world, Brazil's National Confederation of Commerce, Services, and Tourism (CNC) is estimating that this year's...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When one thinks of Carnival in Brazil one thinks of Rio de Janeiro or maybe the Northeastern city of Salvador. South America’s largest metropolis, São Paulo, however, has been...

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