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Xiu Ying

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

Latin America signs its first environmental pact, pioneer in protecting activists

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, Earth day, Latin America celebrated the entry into force of the Escazú Agreement, the first environmental pact...

One of world’s biggest arms traffickers recaptured in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Brazilian police on Wednesday recaptured João Filipe Barbieri, considered 'one of the world's biggest arms traffickers' and who escaped...

Court suspends restrictive measures against pandemic in the city of Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The restrictive measures against the spread of Covid-19 in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro were suspended on Tuesday,...

Rio de Janeiro government extends restrictive measures until April 26th

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state government of Rio de Janeiro has extended the restrictive measures for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic in the...

Almost 70% of businesses in Rio de Janeiro defaulted in the last quarter – IFEC survey

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey by the Fecomércio Institute of Research and Analysis (IFEC), the level of default by companies...

São Paulo office market has worst occupancy rate in 13 years in Q1 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With more companies being forced to postpone the return of work to corporate spaces, due to social isolation measures...

São Paulo government reviews quarantine; Red phase likely to continue

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government of São Paulo is reviewing the quarantine in the whole state this Friday, April 16th. The members...

With a R$50 billion loss, Brazil Tourism Forum calls for suspension of loan payments

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of the National Forum of Secretaries and State Directors of Tourism (FORNATUR) Bruno Wendling, called on the...

Rio de Janeiro relaxes restrictions on individual and collective activities in the city

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On April14, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, issued a decree permitting the practice of individual and...

Profile: “I haven’t studied anything for a year. I stay home cleaning and cooking”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Stephany Rejani's current routine is quite different from what it was a year ago. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, this...

São Paulo’s private hospitals register drop in Covid-19 admissions, after weeks of increases

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus pandemic seems to be improving in the state of São Paulo. On Friday, April 9th, Health Secretary...

São Paulo state reopens schools with a maximum limit of 35% of student capacity

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As announced last Friday, April 9, schools will be allowed to operate at 35% of full capacity, but the...

Multiplan reopens shopping malls in Rio de Janeiro with reduced hours

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The company has four malls in operation in the city of Rio de Janeiro: Barra Shopping, New York Center...

Covid-19: two weeks after extended holidays, cases and deaths increase in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two weeks after the beginning of the ten-day super holiday, Rio de Janeiro registered an increase in the number...

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