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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Niterói, the city located across the Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro, will follow its sister city's lead, by implementing the policing program Operação Verão (Operation Summer) on nine...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The costs for electricity consumption are already on the rise and are expected to reach an increase of up to seventy percent in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo until...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Growing businesses, beautiful beaches and affordable housing have many home-buyers taking a closer look at Niterói, the city across the bay. Accessible from Rio via the Rio-Niteroi bridge and...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Mercosur members including Brazil have suspended Paraguay from the South American economic alliance following Friday’s impeachment of President Fernando Lugo. They will discuss further measures at the bloc’s presidential summit this Friday...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter ÑACUNDAY, PARAGUAY – Tensions have reached boiling point in a landownership dispute between landless Paraguayans and Brazilian-born farmers, known locally as “Brasiguayos”, who operate farmland in the agricultural community of Ñacunday in the Alto Paraná department...
By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio, Sao Paulo and Recife were among the major cities affected by a blackout that hit nine states on Tuesday night as power problems that began over the weekend continue to...



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