Monthly Archives: October 2012

Guarani-Kaiowá Eviction Order Overturned

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian federal court ruled Tuesday (October 30th) that a group of 170 Guarani-Kaiowá ethnic...
Brazil car sales, photo by Marcello Casal Jr./ABr.

Auto Industry Boosts Brazil Recovery

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As signs of a recovery in Brazil’s economy continue to amass, the automotive sector...

Elections End with PT Win in São Paulo

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Voters in fifty cities, including seventeen state capitals, headed back to the polls on...
Petrobras CEO Maria das Gracas Foster

Petrobras Reports Weak Q3 Profits

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Profits at Brazil’s state-led oil company, Petrobras, fell twelve percent during the three months ending...
Lauryn Hill will be among the performers leading the 2012 Back2Black Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News

Back2Black Festival 2012 Back in Rio

By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Festival goers will not be disappointed by the amazing line-up that the Back2Black Festival...

World Cup Host City: Curitiba Progress

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series detailing the 2014 World Cup host cities in Brazil, it...
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Mixed Martial Arts Training in Brazil

By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In little over a decade, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has gone from gritty, underground shows...

Slash Plays in Rio, Friday, November 2nd

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Renowned rock musician and songwriter Saul Hudson, better known by his stage name Slash...

Copa Graffiti: New Visions in Zona Norte

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL –  Copa Graffiti (the Graffiti Cup), the project that has transformed fifteen MetrôRio stations...

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