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O Rappa in Rio at Marina da Glória Oct 21-22

By Michael DeLeo, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian band O Rappa is playing two concerts at the Marina da Glória in Rio...

Netflix Online Service Launches in Brazil

By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Netflix, the online movie and TV program streaming service, has launched in Brazil – the...

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Nightlife Guide

Saturday's Rio Nightlife Pick- Rock in Rio's second night presents headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers on the main stage. If you don't have...

A Wave of Tropical Bass Hits Rio de Janeiro

By Gregory Scruggs, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Jorge Ben Jor sang – and US President Barack Obama quoted in April –...

What’s Next for Brazil’s Economic Miracle?

Letter to the Editor, by Vikas Shah Even the most untrained eye can see the astonishing transformation of the Brazilian economic, political and social landscape....

Brazil Military Ties with U.S. Increasing

By Nestor Bailly, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In early 2010, President Lula deemed relations with the U.S. of “enormous unexploited potential” according...

Aerial Embarrassment

Opinion by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Passengers of American Airlines flight 256, departing from Rio de Janeiro’s Antonio Carlos Jobim (GIG)...

HMS Ocean Brings UK Closer to Brazil

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Arriving in Brazil from the Caribbean where she was assisting in maritime security against the...

Mercosur Summit ‘Best In 15 Years’

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The 39th summit of South America’s co-operative trade bloc, Mercosur, ended last week...

The Museum of Bahian Cuisine

By Alexandra Alden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR - Coconut milk and heady spices dancing on the pallet bring to mind India, Africa or the Caribbean but...

World Urban Forum Arrives in Rio

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The week after a conference was held in PUC University, Gavea, to discuss the current...

Carnival Across Brazil

By Christine Wipfli, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With Carnival fever in full swing, Brazilians as well as foreigners alike are celebrating this vibrant...

Brazilian Nuclear Ambitions?

By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Incendiary remarks from Brazilian Vice President Josá Alencar last month regarding the country's nuclear ambitions have...

International Concerts

By Maíra Amorim, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Judging by the string of international concerts to hit Rio between now and the end of...

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