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By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The torrential storm that hit the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Monday night caused local business losses of R$ 182.8 million (US$ 47 million), according to the Fecomércio...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, Brazil - Nineteen federally-funded museums, cultural institutions, and events in São Paulo could be impacted by steep budget cuts proposed by state governor João Doria. Earlier this month, the government announced a contingency plan...
By Michael Malone, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Each year, millions of foreigners flock to Rio. Many become enamored, and would like to stay on awhile, to know The Marvelous City more intimately, and perhaps to explore further...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring elegant art deco architecture, located next to the Guanabara bay, with the largest urban public park in Brazil and breathtaking views of Sugarloaf mountain, Flamengo offers as diverse an...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa never needs much of an excuse to enjoy a party, so it is little wonder that over the years, the renowned St. Patrick’s Day festivities have been...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL– The final race of the Formula One season was held at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace racetrack in Interlagos, São Paulo, on November 27th.  After a brief two-year gap during which the...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of the Environment is expected to announce today that Chevron will be fined a maximum of R$50 million for the environmental damage its oil leak has caused the...
By  Kim Dumo, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Avicii, perhaps the hottest house music artist of 2011, blessed the small peninsula of Búzios on Sunday, November 13th for one magical night. Rated sixth in a 2011 Top 100 DJ poll,...
By Chris Hieatt, Contributing Editor of The Umbrella Magazine RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Now less then two weeks away from the Brazilian Grand Prix, the last of this season’s Formula One races, fans in Brazil will be focusing on...

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