Monthly Archives: May 2020

Rio’s Iconic Hotel Glória Sold, Will Become Luxury Apartment Building

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to information from, a website specialized in the real estate market, the Hotel Glória was sold to...

Covid-19 Rapid Test Drive-thru Delivers Over 80 Positives in Five Hours

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the five hours of operation of the Covid-19 Test Center, set up in the Santos Arena on Saturday,...

Gringo View: Where is all this Leading? (Opinion)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (Opinion) I’m old enough to remember very clearly October 1962 when Russian ships carrying missiles were just hours away from...

Permanent Home Office? 74 Percent of Brazilian Companies Answer Yes!

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After weeks of working at home, 73.8 percent of companies intend to establish the home office as a permanent...

Rio Civil Police Chief Resigns Following Operation Targeting Governor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio's Civil Police Secretary, Chief Detective Marcus Vinicius de Almeida Braga, resigned his post. Days after Operation Placebo, launched...

Brazil’s Image Abroad in Tatters after Bolsonaro’s Botched Covid-19 Reaction

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - American Vincent Bevins, a former Los Angeles Times correspondent in Brazil, was in São Paulo in transit when the...

Brazilian Federal Prosecutors Seek Suspension of Use of Chloroquine for Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal public prosecutors in four states - São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco and Sergipe - have forwarded petitions...
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Pandemic Creates Culture Crisis; Brazilian Artists Suffer Amid Lack of Government Support

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The novel coronavirus pandemic has hit hard the Brazilian cultural industry, which largely relies on audiences and crowds in...

Rio Mayor Announces Quarantine Relaxation Starting Monday

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro City Hall, through Mayor Marcelo Crivella, announced a plan to reopen several activities in the...



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