Monthly Archives: February 2015

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La Calaca in Leblon is Rio’s Latest Gourmet Mexican Restaurant

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sitting on the same block as iconic late night destination Pizza Guanabara on the far...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Rio 450, 450th Anniversary of Rio de Janeiro, Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Events in Rio de Janeiro

Saturday, February 28, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight on the eve of the 450th anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro, more than...

Truckers Continue to Block Highways in Brazil’s South

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite an agreement between Brazil’s federal government and several truckers’ associations on Wednesday, February 25th,...

Olympic Preparations in Rio ‘On Track’ According to IOC

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has visited Rio this week in order to assess the...

Opinion: “No [Olympic] Legacy is so Rich as Honesty”–Shakespeare

Opinion, by Sam Watt RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is in Rio de Janeiro promoting...

Friday, February 27, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Espaço Acústica in Centro will present the Pop n' Roll party. It will be a special...

Truckers Agree to Unblock Brazil’s Federal Highways

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A meeting held on Wednesday afternoon, February 25th, between government officials and truck driver associations...

Rio 450th Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off in March

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Founded on March 1, 1565, the city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating...

What R$3,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter¨ RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the real estate market in Rio de Janeiro is slowing down and some neighborhoods...



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