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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - North Korea has conducted significantly more missile tests than previous years. Usually also with corresponding verbal threats by leader Kim Jong-Un to the United States, maintaining an enormous troop presence in South Korea. So far,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro, the host city of the 2016 Olympic Games, lit its ceremonial Olympic pyre on Thursday night in a symbolic act to pass the baton to Tokyo, its successor, which will inaugurate...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Friday, October 6th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it had taken the unprecedented step of suspending the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and its disgraced former President, Carlos Arthur...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After hosting the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, Brazilians have had an unprecedented amount of international exposure. Now with the 2020 Olympics set for Tokyo, Japan is primed...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While five billion people across the globe are expected to watch the 2016 Rio Olympics in less than two weeks, only the lucky visitors on the ground in Rio will...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - It has been a week of extraordinary theater in the run-up to the naming of the 2016 Olympics host country, including the announcement that American President Barack Obama will appear on...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The Toy Art phenomenon by which companies and artists use the medium of stuffed dolls, has exploded in popularity in store displays, magazines, books and the internet. The duality of...

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