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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, November 17th, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism announced that for 2016 it has made significant investments to strengthen Brazil’s tourism infrastructure. In this calendar year the Ministry...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government officials in Brazil are discussing the extension of the permanent visa-waiver, which was in place during the Olympics and Paralympics for citizens of several countries including Canada and the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 21st, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism released the results of its latest survey, which showed that not only were the Rio 2016 Paralympics a success in the stadiums...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday (September 17th) and Sunday (September 18th), Casa Brazil, which continues to shatter attendance records, will offer visitors one last chance to visit A Tour of Brazil. The interactive...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inside of one week to the start of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism unveiled on Wednesday, August 31st, a guide to help welcome tourists with disabilities to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Friday, July 15th, not only marks exactly three weeks before the start of the most watched sports event in the world on August 5th, it also marks 45 days since...
By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The minister of tourism in Brazil, Henrique Eduardo Alves, once again defended a proposal to legalize gambling in the country, at the opening of the tourism fair, Destination Brazil...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Rousseff announced Tuesday, April 15th, that Henrique Eduardo Alves will be the new Minister of Tourism. The departure of the most recent minister, Vinicius Lages, was announced in...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – An important year is ahead for Brazil as it steps further into international spotlight to host one of the biggest sports events on the globe. The FIFA Word Cup football (soccer) tournament...

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