RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last year, the bar and restaurant business registered the closure of some 2,500 establishments in the city, but it is now beginning to emerge from this critical situation.
Figures on the generation of formal jobs show that the sector registered a positive variation of 1,784 hires in the month of August in the state. Concurrently, the progress of relaxation seems to be attracting more customers: in a decree announced for today, Mayor Eduardo Paes waives the requirement of a minimum distance of 1 meter between tables.
From May through August, restaurants and the like . . .