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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There are countless ways to experience the multiplicity of a city as breathtakingly diverse as Rio de Janeiro. Some people take a boat tour of Guanabara Bay, go hiking up Dois Irmãos, or even...
By Richard Mann RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - André Matos, former vocalist and one of the founders of the Brazilian metal band Angra, died yesterday, June 8th. The musician was 47 and the victim of a heart attack, confirm friends. The...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A freezer "stuffed" with 84 cell phones was detected by agents in the Central State Penitentiary (PCE), in Cuiabá, capital of Mato Grosso, on Thursday, June 6th. According to the Penitentiary Workers Union...
(Idiocracy Trailer) By Arkady Petrov RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil, governed by President Jair Bolsonaro, is in danger of becoming an "Idiocracy", says an article published in leading French newspaper "Le Monde". The publication assesses the president's intellectual level and compares...
By Richard Mann RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Federal Court in the state of Bahia determined, on Friday night, June 7th, that the Ministry of Education (MEC) must suspend its blockade of funds for federal universities. The government may...
By Xiu Ying RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is ready to negotiate an "ambitious" bilateral agreement with Mexico that will allow free trade between the two countries, announced the Economy and Foreign Affairs Ministers on Friday, in a joint...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Donald Trump administration has banned U.S. embassies abroad, including that in Brasília, from flying the LGBT pride flag on their official flagpoles during the month of June. The information comes from NBC,...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal Deputy Carlos Jordy, from Rio de Janeiro, filed yesterday, June 7th, in the Chamber of Deputies, a bill increasing the punishment for false accusations of sexual crimes. Should the bill be approved,...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Perseu Abramo Foundation (FPA), through the National Network of Associated Researchers (RNPA), has produced an opinion survey with truck drivers to assess the possibility of a new strike in...

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