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By Henry Montalto RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Louvre Museum, known as "the big glass pyramid", has crushed Brazil in the number of tourists in 2018. While the French institution attracted 10.2 million visitors, the whole of Brazil welcomed...
By Newsfeed/AP RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar late Sunday in Belém, the capital city of Brazil’s northern state Pará, and opened fire, killing six women and five men, media reports said. State...
By Newsfeed/BBC RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps. They work the same as Samsung and LG phones in that Huawei devices rely on Android to be powered. The...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data released last week by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) show that 5.2 million unemployed have been seeking employment for over a year; this represents 38.9 percent...
By Harold Emert RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The FBI is investigating four giant multinationals--Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips--for the alleged payment of bribes to sell medical equipment in Brazil. As a result of parallel investigations, the Brazilian...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty-five percent of working age individuals in Brazil have not completed elementary school. The data were released last week by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and form...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, May 23rd until Saturday, May 25th, the HUB RJ in Santo Cristo will be hosting the very first Rio-based edition of the internationally-renowned Mississippi Delta Blues Festival, usually...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend saw all four of Rio’s top football (soccer) teams battle it out in the fifth match day of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, or Brasileirão, to mixed results....
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro received a call from former New York City mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, who is an opponent of current mayor De Blasio, during a public debate on Friday. According to the spokesman...
By DW - Deutsche Welle (Germany's public international broadcaster) BONN, GERMANY - What was supposed to be an award ceremony for the Brazilian president as "Personality of the Year" in the U.S. turned out to be political mudslinging. The Brazilian-American...
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