Monthly Archives: August 2016

Brazil,Michel Temer is expected to take over if suspended President Dilma Rousseff is impeached today

Analysts Doubt Rousseff’s Impeachment will Fix Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After months of debates, accusations and justifications, Brazil’s senate is expected to impeach suspended President...
EMBRATUR, Vinicios Lummertz

International Event Hosting in Brazil Grows 400% in Ten Years

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Tourism in Brazil, the number of international events in Brazil...
Brazil,Outdoor street markets, such as this one in Porto Alegre, not as full as they once were, with less consumers spending their money

Brazil’s Q2 GDP Affected by Lower Consumer Spending

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), closed the second quarter of 2016 down by 0.6 percent...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil News, Brazil, Ipanema, Homegrown Galeria, Exhibitions in Rio de Janeiro, Sk8 Hi, Vans, Flavio Sponton, Sk8 Hi Art, Art Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Art in Rio de Janeiro

Sk8 Hi-Art Exhibition Opens in Ipanema September 1st

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The "Sk8-Hi Art" exhibition will open on Thursday, September 1st and continue through Saturday,...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Tradicional Batalha do Real will begin its 13th edition tonight at Imperator Centro...
Brazil, BrasiliaSuspended president Dilma Rousseff defends her actions at the Senate during impeachment trial,

Brazil’s Rousseff Asks Senators to Vote With Their Conscience

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After almost fifteen hours of being grilled by senators, suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, reiterated...

Markets Up, Dollar Down During Brazil’s Rousseff Impeachment Trial

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The U.S. dollar registered a steep devaluation while the São Paulo stock exchange rose on...

Rio Hotel Occupancy for Paralympics Less Than 50%

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, August 29th, the Brazilian Association of the Rio de Janeiro Hotels Industry (ABIH-RJ)...

Festcine Imperial Film Festival Opens in Rio’s Petrópolis

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Between September 1st and 4th, the small mountain city of Petrópolis will host the new...

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