Monthly Archives: May 2018

Rio Police Arrest Suspect Connected to Marielle Franco Murder

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, May 30th, Rio's Civil Police announced it had apprehended 33-year-old Thiago Macaco in...

Brazil’s Holiday Weekend Plans Canceled Due to Strike

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The nine-day nationwide protest by truck drivers in Brazil not only led to a...
Shell Open Air uses a state-of-the-art cinema screen constructed in Switzerland, which measures 325 square meters across, around the same size as a tennis court, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News.

Shell Open Air Wraps 2018 Movie Season in Rio this Weekend

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend sees the end of the 2018 Shell Open Air movie season at Marina...
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‘Feira Rio Antigo’ Street Market Returns to Lapa this Saturday

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The "Feira Rio Antigo" street market is back to Lapa this Saturday. Held at Rua...
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Opinion: Brazil’s Teamsters on Strike!

Opinion, by Michael R Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the USA, the word “teamster” used to mean a mule driver, since mules hauled...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, May 31, 2018

We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good...

Petrobras Delivers Further Blow to Brazil Economy with 72-Hour Strike

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just as supplies and fuel were starting to trickle down to supermarkets and gas...
The Ministry of Health announced the extension of the National Vaccination Campaign against Influenza until June 15th, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Brazil Extends Flu Vaccination Program Until June 15th

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health announced yesterday (May 29th) the extension of the National Vaccination Campaign...
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Simple Plan Performs in Rio’s Lapa Tonight

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Wednesday, May 30th, Canadian band Simple Plan will perform at Circo Voador, in Lapa,...

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