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By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – To rent or not to rent, that is possibly the most important question to consider before planning any trip to Salvador. With a flood of tourists heading to Bahia’s capital this upcoming...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Street Child World Cup (SCWC) is set to officially launch tonight in Rio de Janeiro at an event in Humaitá. On March 27th, 2014, the second ever Street Child...
By Blake Sherman, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Hyatt Hotels Corporation is developing 45,000 square meters of Avenida Lucio Costa, which will include several high-rise buildings at the entrance of the Barra Praia da Reserva (Beach Reserve). The development...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The construction cost for Rio’s new Metro (Subway) Line 4, will amount to R$8.5 billion (US$4 billion), seventy percent more than the R$5 billion (US$2.4 billion) first estimated, it...
By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After more than three years of not performing in Brazil, KISS will bring their Monster Tour to Rio to rock an army of fans. The concert will take place in...
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 – In the race to develop better infrastructure in the city before hosting the 2016 Olympics, Rio has launched an ambitious transportation plan of BRT (Rapid Bus Transit) lanes to help...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – If someone walks by Rua Aníbal de Mendonça on a Saturday afternoon, as they leave from Posto 10 on Ipanema beach, they might notice a long line of people outside a...
By Esmee Verbeek and Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For both short-term visitors and those living in Rio, a nice day trip escape from the crowded beaches of Zona Sul (South Zone) is the sweeping coastline...

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