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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Armed Forces began training Rio’s military police force this week as part of the intervention program installed by the federal government in February. The plan calls for the...
Letter to the Editor, by Kerwin Maude RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mike Phelps, once again, shows off his athletic prowess and competitive form at the Rio Olympics by helping his team win another gold medal for the United States....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With less than two months to go to the start of the first-ever Olympic Games in South America, The British School in Rio de Janeiro recently announced that it has...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A day after tragic events unfolded in Brussels, authorities in Rio de Janeiro announced an anti-terrorism training program that leverages agents of the Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) from the...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In August a hidden camera captured three of Brazil’s para-athletes training in a local gym as part of a marketing viral campaign. In the footage, viewers can see how...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's Military Police say they have decided to increase the training for its new members to twelve months total, starting in September. The increased training will include...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The small favela community of Cerro-Corá, located on the edge of Zona Sul (South Zone) held a kickboxing graduation ceremony of their community integration program last week on Thursday, March...
By Jesse Winterholt, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On a Sunday evening, when most people in Brazil are starting to unwind from a day at the beach, a select few are sharpening up their hockey skills and take...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A total of 644 doctors from abroad arrived in Brazil this weekend as part of the government's controversial Programa Mais Médicos (More Doctors Program). The doctors will begin a...

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