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By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The government in Brazil is to make urban mass transit – and especially metros (subway trains) – a priority with a planned joint investment of R$143 billion, according to an announcement...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Both the Cantagalo and the General Osório metro stations in Rio were closed temporarily on Saturday. As the government announced in a press conference last Thursday, the Cantagalo...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The construction of the six new Line 4 Metro stations in Leblon and Ipanema is continuing to prove controversial, as residents react to major roadway and pedestrian detours. The metro (subway) line, which is...
By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The recent attention on Rio’s metro subway system has citizens wondering whether the proposed extension to Barra will be ready in time for the 2016 Olympic Games. Nevertheless, progress is...

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