Tag: Tourism in Rio de Janeiro

By Newsfeed/AP RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights. The group said Bolsonaro's "anti-human rights"...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After years of dispute between several South American countries in the Amazon region and the online giant Amazon, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has now settled...
By Arkady Petrov RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Buying the Brazilian made Taurus "Fuzil T4" rifle may now be possible under the new classification yet to be provided by those responsible for regulating Decree 9.785, published May 7th, 2019. Under the...
By Harold Emert RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a nation where national philanthropists are rare, Brazilian billionaire Carlos Wizard Martins, 62, has moved from Campinas, São Paulo state, to the Wild West of Brazil, Roraima, with the mission of aiding refugees...
By Newsfeed/Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reuters reports that two sources said on Monday that the Brazilian government plans to freeze a further R$5 (US$1.22) billion in spending as part of a periodic budget review, adding that official GDP...
By Newsfeed/Bloomberg RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America’s largest economy will expand 1.24 percent this year, according to the median forecast from economists surveyed by the Central Bank, down from their 1.45 percent call last week and half of...
By Newsfeed/Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reuters reports that President Jair Bolsonaro has tweeted that his government will forward tax reform proposals to Congress as soon as lawmakers approve pension reform. Bolsonaro said this is a "pressing desire" of...
By Henry Montalto RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Louvre Museum, known as "the big glass pyramid", has crushed Brazil in the number of tourists in 2018. While the French institution attracted 10.2 million visitors, the whole of Brazil welcomed...
By Newsfeed/BBC RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps. They work the same as Samsung and LG phones in that Huawei devices rely on Android to be powered. The...



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