Tag: Light

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new wave of risk-taking appetite by foreign investors, coupled with a scarcity of assets with interesting returns, fueled a fundraising sequence by Brazilian companies over the past 10 days. Transactions totaled US$4.6 billion. In...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a surprising move, local news reported late Wednesday, February 22nd, that the multi-national consortium comprised of CSM (Chime Sports Marketing), GL Events and Amsterdam Arenas, one of only two...
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 Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With almost five years elapsing since the city's pioneering police pacification program was first initiated in Rio's favelas, the improvement of security has been largely considered successful. However basic public...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In Rio the Police Pacifying Unit (UPP) program has made notable strides in improving security in favela communities, removing the visibility of powerful drug gangs, as well as helping local...
By Samuel Elliott Novacich, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than one week after four manholes exploded on Rua da Assembleia in downtown Rio de Janeiro, experts called to survey the area have confirmed the presence of gas...
By Philip Sever, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The former president of Rioluz, the company linked to Rio de Janeiro’s municipal administration that is responsible for the some 380,000 public lights in the city, admits that there is unequal...



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