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Tag: Macumba

(Opinion) All my Brazilian friends told me that Brazil is full of black magic, but I didn’t really believe them. The only black magic that had me in its spell was that ‘ole’ kind Frank Sinatra sang about. Stories of...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One doesn't need to go too far in order to enjoy a paradise-like beach this summer. Rio's Zona Oeste (West Zone), the city's largest region, offers at least sixteen stunning...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a rainy weekend, on Monday, October 16th, officials from Rio's Civil Defense Secretary were on hand in Rio's Zona Ouest (West Zone) assuring nervous Macumba Beach residents that there...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Pioneers and masters of the death metal genre, American band Cannibal Corpse will finally bring their brutal and controversial sound to Rio on Thursday, June 20th as they play Lapa’s...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Catholicism has long been the most popular religion in Brazil with an estimated 125 million followers (64 percent of the population) - The most of any country in the...
By Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Although the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon are a must on any Gringo's list, in the summer months they can get so full that the 'sea' is one of tanned...
By Hakan Almerfors, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Surfing in Rio is a mixed bag, and so an insider is needed to find the good breaks. This articles covers some of the basics, but see the link at the...



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