Tag: Teresópolis

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Civil Defense of Rio de Janeiro continues to monitor the weather conditions in the state after the heavy rains that hit Rio's municipalities in recent days. By late Monday afternoon, January 10, 1,200 people...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a survey by the Rio de Janeiro Hotel Association (ABIH-RJ), overall hotel occupancy rate grew from 35% in June to 60.4% in July. In cities like Petrópolis in the mountain region, and Conservatória,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With spring finally here, it’s time to get out and about and exploring not just the city of Rio but some places nearby that make for a day adventure. Each...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since Friday, March 16th, Rio hosts the 18th edition of "Rio Restaurant Week", considered one of the biggest culinary festivals in the city. Until April 8th, sixty different restaurants will...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As summer gets closer, Rio's high temperatures are a great excuse to visit the State's mountain range, like the small city of Teresópolis. Not as well known as its neighbor...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Brazil team arrived at their team base in Teresópolis to start preparations for the FIFA World Cup they were met by a group of protestors, where many of...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In answer to the Tour de France, the Tour do Rio gets underway today (Wednesday, August 28th) for its fourth annual event. The bicycle race, which will see over...
By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Heavy floods which caused eight landslides in Teresópolis on Friday have left five people dead, fifteen injured and hundreds homeless. The State Environmental Institute (INEA) had issued alert warnings...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The terrible tragedy of Região Serrana in early January this year has, unfortunately, been further tainted with allegations of corruption and the diverting of disaster relief funds into private pockets....

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