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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The well-publicized federal military intervention in Rio de Janeiro reaches its seventh month this week and according to the latest statistics there is little reason to celebrate. According to the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The electronic ballot machines are one-hundred percent reliable, assured Brazil’s newly appointed Supreme Court (STF) Chief Justice, Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli rebutting suspicions raised by presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, September 19th, the second ‘Mostra do Filme Marginal’ (Marginal Film Festival) will premier at the ‘Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica’ (Hélio Oiticica Municipal Center of Art) in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tension between the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Amalgro and group of Latin American countries, including Brazil, increased over the weekend with declarations by...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, September 16th, two weeks after a massive fire engulfed Brazil's National Museum, staff from the institution treated the public at Quinta da Boa Vista park to a small...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Monday, September 17th, the multimedia festival ‘Multiplicidade’ (Multiplicity) returns to the ‘Centro Cultural Oi Futuro’ (Oi Futuro Cultural Center) in Flamengo with a special opening night performance. The theme for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian real devaluated again on Thursday against the U.S. dollar, with the North American currency registering an appreciation of 1.21 percent during the day and closing at R$4.20/US$1,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In its sixth year, the Semana Design Rio (Rio Design Week) returned yesterday, September 13th and will run until Sunday, September 16th. The event brings together important names in...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, September 15th, the British and Commonwealth Society of Rio de Janeiro will be hosting their annual Beatles night at Jubilee Hall in Botafogo. There will be live music...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 12th, Rio Justice Marcello Alvarenga Leite from the Public Treasury Court canceled the 2013 public-private concession agreement between the state of Rio de Janeiro and Consórtio Maracanã,...
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