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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Twenty-two competitors from five counties battled it out in the Aquece Rio boccia test event which finished on Saturday November 14th. Organizers and participants were pleased with how the...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Instead of just carving a pumpkin this Halloween, a travel and tourism company in Rio is providing the option to paint on one with light as well. Innovative experiences...
By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Details for the renovation of the Alvorada bus terminal were released in a public hearing in Barra da Tijuca's Community Hall. The reforms, aimed at reducing congestion in the...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With almost every square inch of Rio’s heavenly coastline accounted for, the discovery of a small beach in Vidigal came as a surprise to local residents. The little bay was...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 31st Olympic Games, and the first ever to be held in South America will happen in Rio de Janeiro in just over a year's time from August 5th to...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The progress of the new Metro Line 4 in Rio de Janeiro was confirmed to meet its June 2016 deadline by authorities on Tuesday, May 12th. The Metro Line will...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Current research shows that many of Rio de Janeiro's favelas are continuing to grow, despite recent evictions of settlements and containment efforts by the city. Since 2008 Rio de Janeiro...
By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Harry Taylor's vision of giving the residents of Rio a comfortable studio space with a touch of elegance for their professional photography needs has been given a boost because the...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — An ambitious new project to significantly increase the capacity along the “Elevado do Joá” which is part of the highway between Barra da Tijuca and Zona Sul (South Zone) started...

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