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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As this year's edition of the International Literary Festival in Paraty (FLIP) enters the weekend, audiences have been exposed to pressing social debates and have three more days of thought-provoking...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This year, the internationally renowned ‘Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty’ (International Literary Festival of Paraty) or FLIP, will be held in the picturesque seaside town of Paraty, in the state...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The normally quiet neighborhood of Barra Grande, just outside of historic Paraty, in Rio de Janeiro State, was the scene of a brutal murder as the body of expatriate French...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For most foreigners, cachaça is the primary ingredient in that most quintessential Brazilian cocktail, the caipirinha. For many Brazilians it is often underrated as a cheap spirit, mixed with coke...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Friday, May 25th, the city of Paraty, in Rio's Costa Verde (the Southern coast of Rio State), opens the tenth edition of the Bourbon Festival Paraty. Dedicated to jazz,...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some of the most spectacular beaches in Brazil are located along Costa Verde, the coast connecting the states of Rio and São Paulo. Besides its great tourist destinations, like Ilha...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located at the entrance of Costa Verde (Green Coast) along the southern shoreline of Rio State, Mangaratiba has frequently been overlooked - considering Ilha Grande, and Paraty's tourism appeal. However,...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the hot summer season gets closer in Brazil, there is nothing like a getaway to a nice beach area nearby. Still little known among many foreign travelers, the district...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Wednesday, July 26th, the FLIP Literature Festival opens in Paraty, the small town just four hours from the city of Rio de Janeiro. Paying homage to Lima Barreto, a...

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