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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past Sunday, April 21st, a group of horse-riders known as the 12ª Cavalgada Portal Minas/Distrito Federal marched along the famous monumental axis of the capital and stopped at the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An estimated seven thousand people took to the streets of Copacabana near Copacabana Palace in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) on Sunday, July 29th, in the fourth annual "Black Women's...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than 10,000 black women marched against racism and violence in the capital of Brazil, Brasília on Wednesday, days before many Brazilian cities are celebrating Black Awareness Day on Friday,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As many as 70,000 women, many wearing the symbol of the movement - a straw hat with flowers on it - descended on Brasília on Tuesday (August 11th) for the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Twenty-two years after the murder of eight homeless boys in the center of Rio de Janeiro by police, violence towards youths in Brazil has not improved, according to human rights...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The president of Brazil's Central Bank, Alexandre Tombini, said that he is not surprised by the sharp rise in food prices reported from February to March this year, and...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was not so long ago that Brazilians would have thought twice about protesting, after two decades of suppression by the ruling military regime. Now, 26 years of democracy has...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – We released our third issue of The Rio Times Print edition last week, currently a monthly news publication. Each issue is getting easier to publish workload wise, and the Advertising support is growing,...

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