Monthly Archives: January 2010

Samba Bloco Street Parties to Watch

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The build up rumble of drums that will culminate in Carnival is well under way, as...

Brazilian Airline Azul Wins US Investor

By Mark Beresford, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil’s youngest airline, Azul, has new investors, the US private equity firm Texas Pacific Group, which...

Yogofresh – Frozen Yogurt Hits Rio

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a bright beach culture and an accompanying interest in the body beautiful, Rio is always...

Lula, PT Support for Rousseff Solidifies

By Pedro Widmar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Next month the PT (Brazilian Worker’s Party) will hold its fourth congress. The event, which...

Vasco Crushes Botafogo 6-0

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - This weekend saw the third round of the Campeonato Carioca and the first "clássico" of this...

G.R.E.S. Imperatriz Leopoldinense

By Bruno De Nicola, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - February is just around the corner and it's little more than a fortnight until Rio...

IOC Praises Olympic Preparations

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The first visit of the Rio 2016 Coordinating Commission to Rio de Janeiro was a...

Living in Rio’s Favelas

By Martin Kocandrle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - There is an unmistakable vibrancy in the air as one takes their first steps into...

7 Tips for Getting Into Capoeira

By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - If you’ve been in Brazil for any length of time, you’ve probably seen Capoeira. ...

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