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Xiu Ying

Xiu Ying is a Chinese freelance journalist interested in Brazil and Latin America.

Quarantine in São Paulo: government will not extend business hours or capacity limits

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last week, São Paulo governor João Doria announced a transition plan that would result in increased opening hours for...

Brazil to receive 629,000 Pfizer vaccine doses on Wednesday (May 26)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To date, 2.8 million vaccine doses have been delivered to the Brazilian government in 4 shipments. Pfizer issued a...

Brasil Avenue leads ranking of collisions with victims in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANERIRO, BRAZIL - 58.5 kilometers long, Brasil Avenue is the city's most important expressway. But in addition to its enormous dimensions, it...

São Paulo subway strike prompts crowds at bus stops

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Special operation serves subway users of lines 1, 2, 3 and 15 São Paulo's subway lines 1-Blue, 2-Green, 3-Red and...

São Paulo announces vaccination posts in public transportation stations

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government of São Paulo today, May 12, announced that it will expand the number of vaccination posts against...

Aircraft makes emergency landing at Galeão Airport in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The aircraft was bound for Brasilia and was forced to land due to a turbine malfunction. An Azul aircraft was...

São Paulo quarantine transition: state extends business operations by one hour

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two weeks ago, the São Paulo State government began a transitional quarantine phase to gradually resume economic activity The government...

São Paulo begins vaccination with Pfizer’s first batch on Thursday, May 6

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of Thursday, May 6, the city of São Paulo will resume its vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus,...

Brazil’s a55 credit fintech for tech companies gets US$35 million in funding

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A55, a Brazilian credit fintech for tech companies, announced on Tuesday that it has received a US$ 35 million...

Rio de Janeiro begins to administer Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Today, May 4th, the city of Rio de Janeiro starts vaccination against Covid-19 with doses from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer....

São Paulo initiates contact for the purchase of vaccines from Cuba

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Secretary of International Relations of the City Hall of São Paulo, Marta Suplicy, had contact with representatives of...

Rio reopens beaches as pandemic shows slight signs of slowing down

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro on Monday reopened its beaches and parks, at a time when the pandemic is showing slight...

Rio will re-open beaches on weekdays, beginning April 26

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new decree from Mayor Eduardo Paes, published this Friday, April 23, in the Municipal Gazette, revokes the prohibition...

The ghost subway stations in the city of Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro subway system was inaugurated in 1979. According to many, the service could be much better,...

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