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Dear Readers, March 21st was World Poetry Day and we tasked our Upper School students at International School of Macaé with writing their own poems.  These four were our best entries. We hope to hear which are your favorites. I...
Friends, I am curious what happened to the "banheiros químicos---os fraldões" during carnaval. I thought they were great last year. Can someone research this? The prefeitura should buy another thousand of them! thanks, Keith Hewitt
Letter to the Editor For the casual visitor, the Corcovado , the Sugar Loaf and the marvelous beaches are enough to inspire that feeling that you’re truly in one of the world’s most stunning cities. But there is much, much...
Letter to the Editor The Editor... RIO TIMES, I'm writing from the province of British Columbia on the west coast of Canada, where the 21st Winter Olympics were held in Vancouver and Whistler this past February. The Games were the...
Letter to the Editor The Invisible Line between Citizenship and Voting Rights Most Americans assume that U.S. citizenship automatically grants individuals the right to vote. However many expatriate American parents are shocked to learn that their children raised overseas, even if...
By Nicholas Storey In the last five years, the value of several ‘leading’ world currencies has fallen against the Brazilian Real; importantly for some, the British pound has nearly halved in value. Add to this inflation in Brazil leading to...
Letter to the Editor While Rio could really use better road signage, the assertion that the death of Rafael Mascarenhas was due to poor signage is unjustified. The report in Veja leaves little doubt that the drivers of the...
Letter to the Editor I read the article "Favela Living: A Vidigal Viewpoint" with some apprehension. It made me feel a bit uncomfortable... If a foreigner comes here as a tourist or business executive (the typical “gringo”) and thinks that it...
Letter to the Editor Britain and Brazil and the Olympic ideal. We are excited. Why? Brazil and Britain have a special reason to mark 27 July. We are just two years away from the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic...

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