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By Georgia Grimond, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residents and visitors to Rio will soon be able to swim with sharks and sleep under the sea at the new Aquário Marinho do Rio de Janeiro (Rio marine aquarium)....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Firefighters continue to combat a fire which has engulfed at least four large fuel tanks at the Port of Santos in São Paulo, saying that containment of the flames may...
By George Powell, Contributing ReporterRIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At 11PM today (November 14th), a one kilometer stretch of the Avenida Rodrigues Alves that connects some of Rio's busiest roads will be closed to traffic as part of the ongoing urban...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Once valued at over US$60 billion, and last year still worth US$35 billion, Eike Batista’s EBX Group is now being forced to seek buyers and partners to restructure and dismantle...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A successful dredging program to widen and deepen channels in Brazilian ports has been held up due to the Navy’s failure to certify the changes, according to a report by...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The local Rio economy is enjoying a large injection of funds from the state’s shipbuilders, as local content rules and strong orders from Petrobras, Brazil’s semi-public oil company, put pressure...
By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over the last three years, the percentage of ships arriving in Rio’s Guanabara Bay has increased by 146 percent, according to the Companhia Docas (Dock Company). The port authority believes...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week LondonRio, a property company which specializes in refurbishing and modernizing office spaces, has announced three new office spaces available for rent in the city center and...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - The project to revitalize the port area of Rio was officially launched last Tuesday by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Governor Sergio Cabral and Mayor Eduardo Paes.Forecast expenditure for the...

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