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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This May, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil will host around thirty-five musicians from twenty-two different countries playing over eighty concerts as it is transformed into the center of the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, January 15th, a major operation was undertaken by Rio’s security forces with the goal of bringing greater security to the many foreign and domestic tourists visiting the Cidade...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While ‘winter’ in Rio can see locals throwing on boots and overcoats as soon as temperatures dip below twenty degrees, for the rest of us it can mean a welcome...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From May 1st to June 3rd, Rio hosts the thirteenth edition of RioHarpFestival. The concerts will bring talented international harpists to Rio's most privileged venues, like the Corcovado and Copacabana's...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the last ten days 58 hikers have been robbed on the 3.8 kilometer trail that leads from Parque Lage to Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer. According to a...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In exactly one week, all eyes will be on the 10,000 athletes from around the world as they run, jump, throw, swim and cycle their way to Olympic glory in...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Visitors to Corcovado to see Christ the Redeemer will now benefit from an improved ticket station in Copacabana. The renovated ticket booth is in the same location as the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is a dream destination for every tourist with attractions from sandy beaches to lush mountains and postcard perfect views from Christ the Redeemer to Sugarloaf Mountain....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The famous Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue on top of Corcovado mountain, which overlooks the entire city of Rio de Janeiro, has been voted the top touristic attraction...

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