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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Anyone walking around the streets of the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ can’t help but notice the mysterious presence of ‘patinete elétrico’ (electric scooters) intermittently dispersed outside hotels, shops and street corners. Rentable...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite the country's lingering economic recession and unstable political climate, Brazil's real estate market received some positive news this week showing that in the second quarter of 2018 new property...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new finance minister, Henrique de Campos Meirelles, said today (May 13th) that the most important measure to be taken by the Ministry of Finance will be to contain the...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The newest and most extravagant shopping mall in the Cidade Maravilhosa, ‘The Village’ celebrated its grand opening last night amongst key fashion industry figures, business entrepreneurs and selected press....
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The latest James Bond film, "Skyfall" premiers in cinemas across Rio on Friday, October 26th. It is the 23rd official Bond film, and this year marks the fiftieth...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Complexo da Penha favela community in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone) is set to have two UPPs (Police Pacification Units) installed within the next fifteen to twenty days....
By Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prosecutors from the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) in Campos called for a new law suit of R$20 billion from Chevron and the drilling company Transocean for an oil leak which...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week we published a story about Copacabana, and in some cases rental costs increasing 100 percent in the last year, and property values up 50 percent. Although it is not a full...

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