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By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite its place as one of the most expensive cities in Latin America, Rio can still be an enjoyable destination for budget-conscious travelers. With a few money-saving tips in hand, US$2,500 is...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has spent only 17.6 percent of the R$130.4 billion authorized for investments in the country in the federal budget this year, according to a report...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The construction cost for Rio’s new Metro (Subway) Line 4, will amount to R$8.5 billion (US$4 billion), seventy percent more than the R$5 billion (US$2.4 billion) first estimated, it...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has an announced an aggressive program of budget cuts totaling R$55 billion for 2012. The aim is to allow inflation to fall and to...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff summoned her government to the annual ministerial meeting on Monday to take stock of the past year, and set out plans and goals for...

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