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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil should set a record for public-private partnerships (PPP) in 2021. The projection is from Radar PPP consultancy based on the number of projects planned for this year, particularly in social infrastructure. Last year alone,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite being only a short ferry-ride away from the city center, Ilha de Paquetá (Paquetá island) is one of Rio’s best kept secrets. Residents are able to live on...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On March 3rd the Secretary of the Environment and Conservation for the city of Rio de Janeiro (Seconserma) announced that they were to resume a river protection program under the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Apart from its spectacular beaches, mountains and waterfalls, Rio has a lot to offer when it comes to nice, tropical forrest areas. From São Cristóvão, in Zona Norte (North Zone),...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After the confirmation of at least twelve deaths since 2017 from yellow fever in the São Paulo metropolitan area, health officials have announced a massive vaccination campaign against yellow fever...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in April shows that from a list of 136 countries, Brazil appears first in potential natural resources, and a large part of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a city with millions of vehicles and a lack of parking spaces, São Paulo residents are choosing to do away with even more street parking by creating parklets. Parklets...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – São Paulo (SP) will leave you in little doubt that it is a business powerhouse: it is Brazil’s richest city and the largest in the southern hemisphere; the city and...
By Tricia L Chaves, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - One of the most fascinating things about Rio de Janeiro is just how much culture is compacted into one space. Traveling just 136 kilometers from the city (via car or...

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