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By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff will meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron this Friday morning, as he arrives in Brazil for a trip that will include visits to São Paulo and Rio...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series detailing the 2014 World Cup host cities in Brazil, it is time again to review the progress in Salvador, capital of the North-Eastern state of...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting last week (September 3rd) workers have moved into the first construction site located in Leblon in the 23rd Military Police Battalion in Praça Sibélius (Sibelius Square). This construction...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday the Olympic flag arrives in Brazil and Brazilian musicians have come together to create an anthem for the occasion. The song titled "Os Deuses do Olimpo Visitam o...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 London Olympic Games closing ceremony on Sunday starts at 9PM (4PM in Rio) and ends with an eight minute Brazilian performance to symbolize the passing of the banner...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Construction is underway on Ponte Estaiada do Fundão, a Cable-Styled bridge that will span 400m across Guanabara Bay between Ilha do Fundão and Ilha do Governador in Zona Norte (North...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 Olympics in London was off to a strong start for Brazil, with Sarah Menezes making history for her country when she became the first Brazilian woman to...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The eight finalists shortlisted to design a new golf course for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been announced. The winner will be responsible for designing...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first 2016 Olympics venue to be opened has passed its debut examination with flying colors. The Athletes' Park served as the "Cidade do Rock," hosting the 2011 Rock...

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