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Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, July 22, 2018
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:00:35 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Sunday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. LIVE: Beradero @ Ganjah (Lapa) – From Chico César to Milton Nascimento, Beradero’s musical influences go hand in hand. Danilo...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, July 21, 2018
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:00:50 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. DRINKS: Neon Carioca @ Bella Vista (Glória) – This Saturday Bella Vista opens its bar from 11PM-3AM! This is a gorgeous...
© The Rio Times
Rio de Janeiro Names March 14th to be Marielle Franco Day
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:30:25 +0200
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, signed into law earlier this week an official date commemorating the still unsolved murder of council woman Marielle...
© The Rio Times
Three Day ‘Geek & Game Festival’ Comes to Rio this Friday
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:30:51 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, July 20th, Riocentro in Barra da Tijuca plays host to the three day ‘Geek & Game Festival,’ which will be continuing through the weekend until Sunday, July 22nd. This...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, July 20, 2018
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:22 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. LIVE: Soul + Black @ Marina da Glória (Glória) – Marina da Glória, one of the most charming places in Rio de Janeiro, will...
© The Rio Times
Dr. Bumbum — Brazilian booty doctor — arrested in Rio after patient's death
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +0200
The Brazilian plastic surgeon nicknamed “Dr. Bumbum” — a reference to the part of the body he specializes in augmenting — was arrested Thursday in connection to the death of one of his patients. Dr. Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, who has been on...
© NY Daily News
Three Day ‘Festival de Inverno’ Arrives in Rio this Friday
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:30:42 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From Friday, 20th July to Sunday 22nd, Marina da Glória will be hosting the three day ‘Festival de Inverno’ (Winter Festival), with ‘Soul + Black’ – dedicated to...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, July 19, 2018
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:00:53 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: Galeria In @ Galeria Café (Ipanema) – Galeria In is a party for the creative out there. Tonight they will be receiving...
© The Rio Times
Princess Mako takes in Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue to fete 110 years of Japan’s links with Brazil
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:44:06 +0200
Japan’s Princess Mako has visited Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to celebrate 110 years of immigration from her country to Brazil, home ...
© Japan Times
French Artist Murdered Outside Paraty in Rio de Janeiro State
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:15:47 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The normally quiet neighborhood of Barra Grande, just outside of historic Paraty, in Rio de Janeiro State, was the scene of a brutal murder as the body of expatriate French artist,...
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Expat French Artist Found Murdered Outside Paraty in Rio
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:47 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The normally quiet neighborhood of Barra Grande, just outside of historic Paraty, in Rio de Janeiro, was the scene of a brutal murder as the body of expatriate French artist, Cédric...
© The Rio Times
Lil’ Jimmy Reed Plays Rio’s Mississippi Delta Blues Bar Tonight
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:15 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Legendary Louisiana Bluesman Lil’ Jimmy Reed arrives in Rio on Wednesday, July 18th, to play the Mississippi Delta Blues Bar in Gamboa. At eighty years of age, Lil’ Jimmy Reed is one...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:00:38 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: JAZZ no Beco @ Bar do Nanam (Centro) – Every Wednesday is Jazz night next to Tiradentes square in central Rio. Featuring...
© The Rio Times
Finding the Five Best Churrascarias in Rio de Janeiro
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:34 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Churrasco (barbecue) is a Brazilian and Latin American institution; and churrascarias are a staple of the Carioca food scene. These culinary institutions offer bountiful selections of every...
© The Rio Times
Court says Russia violated Pussy Riot's human rights as group punished in new cases
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:30:00 +0200
A European court has ruled that Russia violated the human rights of Pussy Riot as members of the group has received new jail time for a protest at the World Cup. Pussy Riot’s case at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, stems from...
© NY Daily News

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Riot police raid Kyoto University dormitory
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:56:46 +0100
Scores of fully-clad riot police raided a dormitory at one of the nation’s leading universities on Thursday, in an apparently heavy-handed response to a left-wing movement that may involve students. Ranks of helmeted officers carrying shields and...
© Japan Times
Germany, France tackle in Rio, mingle in City
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 23:34:19 +0200
The edgy Franco-German FIFA World Cup quarter-final may just be hours away from a gala kick-off. But the power-packed European football rivalry has taken a friendly twist in Namma Bengaluru: Revving up the football spirit manifold, the city's German and...
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Rio de Janeiro Set to Watch the NFL Super Bowl on Sunday
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:05:22 +0100
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With American football gaining popularity in Brazil and around the world, fans of game, those interested in learning more about the sport and American expats in Rio de Janeiro,...
© The Rio Times
Rioting by garment factory workers in Gurgaon
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0100
Police said that rumour about workers death led to violence, however, now the situation was under control.
© Indian Express
World Cup Injects R$4.4 Billion into Rio Economy: Daily
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:57:09 +0200
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to data released by the Brazilian Association for the Hotel Industry (ABIH), 886,000 tourists traveled to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup and revenue gained from this influx...
© The Rio Times
Rio Art Museum Celebrates First Year: Daily
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:39:25 +0200
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio de Janeiro Museum of Art (MAR) is celebrating its on year anniversary with an exhibition named “Encontro de Mundos” or “Meeting of the Worlds,” which celebrates...
© The Rio Times
Rio Art Museum (MAR) Celebrates First Year: Daily
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:39:25 +0200
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio de Janeiro Museum of Art (MAR) is celebrating its on year anniversary with an exhibition named “Encontro de Mundos” or “Meeting of the Worlds,” which celebrates...
© The Rio Times
Olympics: From Cuban gun-shot victim to Rio boxing gold
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 22:48:01 +0200
Olympics: From Cuban gun-shot victim to Rio boxing gold Just over two years ago Cuban light-heavyweight Julio Cesar La Cruz was shot in a botched robbery and his boxing career thrown into jeopardy. On Thursday he added Rio Olympic gold to his three amateur...
© The Punch
Pezão Wins Gubernatorial Race in Rio de Janeiro
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:16:44 +0100
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Incumbent governor Luis Fernando de Souza, most commonly known as Pezão (‘Bigfoot’ in Portuguese), won the gubernatorial race in Rio de Janeiro against Marcelo Crivella. According...
© The Rio Times
NBA Basketball to Return to Rio
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:27:01 +0200
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – NBA Brasil officials recently announced that American basketball will return to Rio with the Orlando Magic playing the three-time champions of the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) league,...
© The Rio Times
Cyclist Stabbed at Rio’s Lagoa, Died From His Injuries
Wed, 20 May 2015 15:34:18 +0200
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A cyclist taking his usual route along the Lagoa, was stabbed on Tuesday night, May 19th around 7:30 PM and later succumbed to his injuries sustained during the attack. The...
© The Rio Times
Brazil’s President Rousseff Ensures Security for Rio 2016 Olympics
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:00:40 +0200
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After returning from her first official visit to the U.S., Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff attended the Olympic Torch presentation ceremony yesterday (July 3rd) in Brasília and...
© The Rio Times
Festvial do Rio Ends
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 03:46:05 +0200
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL –After hundreds of screenings of over three hundred films in more than thirty theaters throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro, the sixteenth edition of Festival do Rio, the Rio International...
© The Rio Times
First Nude Beach Legalized in Grumari, Rio de Janeiro
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:00:54 +0100
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Abricó Beach located in Grumari in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Oeste (West Zone) had been a known site for practicing nudists and naturist since the 1970s, on November 6th...
© The Rio Times
Usain Bolt to Race in Rio’s Jockey Club on Sunday
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:02 +0200
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Jamaican world record holder Usain Bolt will participate in this year’s Mano a Mano race in Rio de Janeiro’s Jockey Club on Sunday, April 19th. It will be the third time...
© The Rio Times
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