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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A video of a man helping an old lady across a flooded street in Rio's Copacabana neighborhood is generating enormous controversy on social media. Some commentators have been drawing comparisons...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th, the ‘Instituto Moreira Salles’ (Moreira Salles Institute) in Gávea will be showing films from the critically-acclaimed L.A. Rebellion film movement, sometimes also...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, November 27th, starting at 5PM, there will be a free showing of Jordan Peele’s 2017 Oscar-winning film ‘Get Out.’ The screening will be followed by a discussion featuring...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Sunday, November 4th, Heineken will be bringing all the excitement of Formula One to Rio’s trendy Botafogo neighborhood for a free event, ‘Heineken F1 Experience,’ which will include a live demonstration of a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Thousands of marathon runners are gearing up for what is considered the most important race event in Latin America, the São Silvestre race held on the last day of the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Organizers of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games kicked off the ‘one-year-to-go’ mark with test competitions at one of the city’s postcard locations, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, on Monday, September 7th....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One year before the 2016 Olympic Games hit Rio de Janeiro, the city hosts a series of test events to evaluate facilities, locations and to test-run the organization of...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon thought that after 37+ years of living here in Brazil, nothing in the U.S. could really affect him. He was wrong: the Charleston atrocity definitely got to him. For many...

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