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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brasilia celebrated its 59th birthday on Sunday, residents of Brazil’s capital say that the city, designed by world-famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, has become a typical Brazilian metropolis, with more...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A video of a man helping an old lady across a flooded street in Rio's Copacabana neighborhood is generating enormous controversy on social media. Some commentators have been drawing comparisons...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The amount of rain that has fallen within 24 hour period on Thursday (March 10th) in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, was higher than expected for the entire month. ...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rescue workers are racing to find survivors trapped under tons of mud after two dams gave way in the municipality of Bento Rodrigues, in the rural region of one of...
By Marcelo Duailibe, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Chief of Staff in Brazil, Gleisi Hoffmann, coordinated a meeting yesterday with representatives of five ministries to coordinate federal support to states affected by the heavy rain in the...
By Marcelo Duailibe, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven cities hit by the heavy rain in the north and northwest of the state of Rio de Janeiro are still in a state of emergency, even with the decreasing...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio State Governor Sérgio Cabral confirmed late last night that heavy rains expected this weekend mean that the whole of Rio de Janeiro State is on maximum alert, after...

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Rio de Janeiro
broken clouds
25.8 ° C
27 °
24 °
94 %
3.6kmh
75 %
Wed
28 °
Thu
33 °
Fri
30 °
Sat
26 °
Sun
27 °
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