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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Within precisely one week, several countries around the world will be on holiday to celebrate Christmas. With its predominantly Christian population and strong Catholic tradition, Brazil will be one of them. Unlike Christmas in the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With Christ the Redeemer as his backdrop, one of the biggest icons of surf music, Donovan Frankenreiter, is set to headline the Summer Breeze Festival this Sunday, January 13th, at...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite being only a short ferry-ride away from the city center, Ilha de Paquetá (Paquetá island) is one of Rio’s best kept secrets. Residents are able to live on...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just like its north coast, São Paulo's southern seaside can be a pleasant surprise, possessing a variety of stunning beaches. Completely different from the grey megalopolis of São Paulo, the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In approximately a month's time, Rio will host Carnival, the most famous and most anticipated event of the year for Cariocas, expatriates and visitors. Opening the 2018 Carnival parades will...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This summer, Rio's Museum of Art (MAR), in Centro, hosts the "MAR que Calor!" project, offering free cultural attractions for children and adults. Until the end of January 2018, visitors...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the hot summer season gets closer in Brazil, there is nothing like a getaway to a nice beach area nearby. Still little known among many foreign travelers, the district...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Pacifying Police Units (UPPs) of Rocinha, Fé/Sereno, Providência and Batan are promoting free holiday camps during the month of January, with the aim of promoting integration between the police...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the city of Rio de Janeiro struggles with a financial crisis and a general security-image issue, authorities want to reinforce policing efforts focused on the tourism, and the summer...

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