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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Still experiencing the most critical period of the pandemic, the country starts to register a reduction in the pressure on ICUs for Covid-19 treatment in large urban centers. Fourteen state capitals (out of 26 total)...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since Brigitte Bardot discovered Búzios and put it on the map 57 summers ago, the city has established itself as a haven of rustic charm and tranquility. But despite the memorable beauty of its more...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating the successful completion of the 2016 Rio Olympic games and the commencement of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, the installation of Japanese artist Mariko Mori's sculpture "Ring:...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For many Brazilians Carnival is a time to flee the city, making the most of the public holidays and steering clear of the festivities that happen on the streets....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many living in the state of Rio de Janeiro this week represents a long break as Tuesday, April 21st is a national holiday (Tiradentes) and on Thursday, April 23rd...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Luis Fernando de Souza, known as Pezão (Big Foot), was sworn in as Rio de Janeiro’s state governor on Thursday, January 1st together with his running-mate and now vice-governor Francisco...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Firefighters and officials announced on Monday, October 20th, the suppression of the last of the forest fires that had raged in Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos (Órgãos Mountains...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Due to a rise in tension and number of disputes during election time in Brazil, Military Police are reinforcing security as part of special operations in sixteen states, including...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A spokesperson for Rio de Janeiro Governor Sérgio Cabral said over the weekend that Police Pacification Unit (UPP) projects are not in jeopardy following last week's announcement that millionaire...

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