Monthly Archives: November 2010

Vila Cruzeiro, Life in a Warzone

By Cecilie Hestbæk, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The epicenter of the recent violence and massive police operations, Vila Cruzeiro was put on...

Seeing Samba School Rehearsals

By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - December marks the beginning of the summer season in Rio, with temperatures going up and...

Petrobras’ New Amazonian Oil Find

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - State-controlled but market-floated petroleum giant Petrobras announced last Friday the discovery of...

ON11 Nightclub Opens in Copacabana

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Copacabana welcomes another European-flavored nightlife addition in the form of new underground nightclub ON11....

Tricolor Take Brasileiro Title Advantage

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense have one hand on the Brasileiro crown after coming from behind on Sunday to beat...

Luis Felipe Noé Retrospective at MAM

By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the most important Latin American artists of the twentieth century, Luis Felipe...

Aracaju: a Big Surprise in a Small State

By Amy Skalmusky, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One could say that Aracajú suffers from the middle child syndrome. Located midway between...

Police Forces Restore Order in Rio

By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The series of violent attacks and confrontations that have blazed across Rio in the...

Touristaz Launches Social Travel Deals

By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Visiting the Cidade Maravilhosa for the first time is an experience never to be forgotten,...

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