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Anglo's Minas-Rio iron ore mine pipeline likely to leak its profits
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:00:00 +0200
Anglo American says a leak in the pipeline that carries slurry from its Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil to a port in Rio de Janeiro will hurt its profit
© Cape Times
Lapa: The Historical Center of Samba in Rio de Janeiro
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:45:19 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the minds of many expatriates and Cariocas alike, Lapa is the place to go for good times and late nights, with live samba and dancing until sunrise. However, it is also a residential...
© The Rio Times
Rio Hosts Show in Honor of Marielle Franco’s Memory
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:30:06 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday, April 26th, Circo Voador, in Lapa, hosts the show “Marielle Gigante” (Giant Marielle), a homage to the Carioca councilwoman who was brutally murdered on...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:30:37 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Teresa Cristina canta Noel (Copacabana) – Tonight, singer Teresa Cristina will be gracing the stage of Theatro...
© The Rio Times
Malema's bid to have Riotous Act declared unconstitutional removed from roll
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:17:00 +0200
EFF leader Julius Malema’s legal challenge to have the Riotous Assemblies Act of 1956 declared unconstitutional, was removed from the roll.
© Cape Times
Itaipava: the Culinary Hub of Rio’s Mountain Range
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:30:59 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As winter approaches, Cariocas start to think of their next destination in Rio’s mountains, and Itaipava is certainly one of the favorites. With a refined culinary scene, charming...
© The Rio Times
Rio’s ‘Presente’ Security Operation Announces Over 12,000 Arrests
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:15:09 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Earlier this week the state government of Rio announced that its ongoing ‘Operação Segurança Presente’ (Security Today) program is a continuing success, with over 12,000 arrests...
© The Rio Times
Itaipava: The Culinary Hub of Rio’s Mountain Range
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:59 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As winter approaches, Cariocas start to think of their next destination in Rio’s mountains, and Itaipava is certainly one of the favorites. With a refined culinary scene, charming...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:30:03 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. LIVE: Idriss Boudriou Base and Brass (Botafogo) – The talented French saxophonist, Idriss Boudriou, will be performing live...
© The Rio Times
National Day of Choro Celebrated Across Rio this Monday
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:30:51 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Monday, April 23rd, Rio celebrates the National Day of Choro, a music genre that has become a true landmark for the Carioca culture. Several free events will be held in Centro...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, April 23, 2018
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:30:22 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Monday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good choice. PARTY: Sarrada System (Lapa) – Tonight Pub Kriok is hosting an unmissable party with music from a broad range of genres –...
© The Rio Times
British Rapper Kenny Vulcan Missing in Rio Since April 13th
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:11:38 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Twenty-year-old British rapper, Kenny Mukendi, or as he is more famously known, Kenny Vulcan, has been missing in Rio de Janeiro since Friday, April 13th. He last texted his girlfriend...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, April 22, 2018
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:30:51 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Sunday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: TOCA – Tom Zé, BaianaSystem e DJ Doni (Centro) – BaianaSystem are performing live on stage at the TOCA festival,...
© The Rio Times
Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, April 21, 2018
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:30:52 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and pubs that are always a good option. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Maria Bethânia and Zeca Pagodinho (Barra) – Two of the biggest names from the Brazilian music scene, Maria...
© The Rio Times
Work Stops on the VLT Line 3 Extension in Rio’s Centro
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:45:22 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Work on the Line 3 extension to the VLT in Centro appears to have come to a stop, leaving an unfinished construction site on Avenida Marechal Floriano since the beginning of the year. Construction...
© The Rio Times

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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...
© Deccan Herald
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
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
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
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
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
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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