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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the midst of an economic crisis, Carnival carries on in Rio de Janeiro, now just one week away. Yet the Brazilian Hotel Industry Association (ABIH) reports that hotel...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Rio 2016 Olympics just days away from opening on August 5th, government sources say the city has 84 percent of hotel accommodations reserved. Yet with over a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After taking a hostage and holding police at bay for almost eight hours outside a hotel in the center of Brasilia, a gunman identified as Jac Souza dos Santos, 30,...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Known internationally as the cultural expression of the Brazilian people, the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro also became a major source of business for the city. The period between the...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – An important year is ahead for Brazil as it steps further into international spotlight to host one of the biggest sports events on the globe. The FIFA Word Cup football (soccer) tournament...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite its place as one of the most expensive cities in Latin America, Rio can still be an enjoyable destination for budget-conscious travelers. With a few money-saving tips in hand, US$2,500 is...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During a press conference held on Thursday, February 28th, Rio police announced that a contractor for the U.S. Department of State, Victoria Tcaciuc, had been strangled to death in a...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has said it will monitor daily hotel rates during the FIFA Confederations Cup, which starts this June and is the first in a series of major...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Copacabana Palace Hotel has remained one of Rio’s most iconic landmarks ever since it first opened its doors in 1923. Presiding over an era of decadence and glamor,...

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