Tag: Duque de Caxias

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of people killed in massacres in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro between 2020 and 2021 jumped from 170 to 255, an increase of 50%. The institute defines as a massacre any...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro State Health Secretariat on Saturday, July 17, reported 63 more cases of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, from a total of 380 samples processed. There are 74 cases in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - No carnival, and now, no more vaccines. Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes said on Monday morning, February 15th, that the immunization campaign against Covid-19 in the city will be suspended due to lack...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – British company Rolls-Royce, known for its luxury vehicles, announced that it will build a factory for assembling not cars but naval equipment in Rio de Janeiro. The venture is reported...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two police officers were shot in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, March 15th. Those deaths marked the eighteenth and nineteenth officer casualties this year and that three month death...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A huge fire at a fuel depot on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro killed a man and injured seven others on Thursday, local media reported. Firefighters were still...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police has opened an official in inquiry in the Division of Environmental Crimes in Rio in which it accuses national oil company Petrobras of dumping highly-toxic residues in...
By Vânia Maciel, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While most Samba schools are almost ready for the big parade starting on March 6th, G.R.E.S. Acadêmicos do Grande Rio had a major set-back and has to face the aftermath...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama, the four biggest soccer teams in Rio, were all victorious in the first round of the Campeonato Carioca, the Rio de Janeiro state soccer...



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