Monthly Archives: February 2019

Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Train Collision at São Cristóvão Station in Rio Kills Driver, Injures 8

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early Wednesday morning (February 27th), two commuter trains collided when one train smashed into the...
Bloco dos Barbas in Botafogo (Zona Sul, during the 2017 Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil News

Rio’s Carnival with Extra Security and Facial Recognition Cameras

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio de Janeiro announced on Wednesday its Carnival operation schedule for...
Brazil,Petrobras headquarters in Rio de Janeiro,

Brazil’s Petrobras Registers Positive Results After Four Years of Losses

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After four years registering losses, Brazil’s oil giant, Petrobras, announced the company registered a...

Paraíso do Tuiuti Ready for Rio 2019 Carnival

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. Paraíso do Tuiuti will compete...

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, February 28, 2019

We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good...
Brazil,Education Minister Ricardo Vélez Rodríguez, sent controversial email to schools across Brazil.

Brazilian Student Union Campaigns Against Education Minister

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Education Minister of Brazil, Ricardo Velez Rodriguez, received a wave of criticism after sending...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro

Over Five Hundred Women Beaten Per Hour in Brazil Says New Study

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a new survey from the Brazilian Public Security Forum, more than sixteen million...

Shareholders at Brazil’s Embraer Approve Joint Venture with Boeing

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A joint venture between Brazil’s Embraer and US’s Boeing was approved on Tuesday by...

União da Ilha Samba School Ready for Rio 2019 Carnival

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Monday, March 4th, samba school G.R.E.S. União da Ilha do...

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