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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, October 6th, 'Parque das Ruinas' (Park of Ruins) in Santa Teresa will be hosting the ‘Festa da Alemanha’ (German Festival) with plenty of food, drink, and activities for...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recently appointed British Consul General Simon Wood has shared his plans for the next four years in an exclusive interview with The Rio Times. Wood, who replaced Jonathan Dunn in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Jimmy Story, Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, relations between the United States and Brazil should suffer no setbacks following the surprising U.S....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has announced that the application process for work visas to Brazil has been simplified significantly in response to demands from industry, calling for more qualified overseas workers...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two days ago U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to make life easier for Brazilians wanting to visit the United States by eliminating the need for certain...
By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It has been an important year for the U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro. From U.S. President Barak Obama's visit in March to preparations for the Rio+20 Summit...
By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contribution Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. President Barack Obama will begin his Latin America visit in Brasília on Saturday, March 19th, where he will meet with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to discuss business...
By Ananda Alves, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Mamirauá, which is an indigenous word for “baby manatee”, is a 1,124,000 hectare Sustainable Development Reserve, located in the Amazonas state, the largest reserve of its kind protecting flooded forest (“varzea”)...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The long-awaited immigration amnesty is at last a reality, and a canvassing of opinion among Gringoes indicates that an easier time is being had by those outside Rio and São Paulo. While...



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