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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,...
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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...
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EU Bans 35 Percent of Brazil’s Chicken Meat Exports
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:10:55 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The European Union (EU) announced on Thursday (April 19th) that it is disaccrediting twenty Brazilian chicken meat exporting plants from nine Brazilian companies, due to health issues....
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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...
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Where to Celebrate Saint George’s Day, Rio de Janeiro’s Patron
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:34 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend, from April 21st to April 22nd, thousands of Cariocas will gather on Rio’s streets to pay tribute to Saint George (São Jorge, in Portuguese), the city’s...
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Where to Celebrate Saint George’s Day in Rio de Janeiro
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:34 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend Cariocas and other locals will gather on Rio’s streets to pay tribute to Saint George (São Jorge, in Portuguese), one of the city’s favorite saints in the...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, April 20, 2018
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:30:36 +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 choice. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Samba Que Elas Querem na Rua (Centro) – As Beth Carvalho would say, “our best samba is in the street.”...
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Brazilian Officials Oppose Venezuela Border Closing Request
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:18:05 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily...
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First Month of Military Takeover, Rio Robberies Rise to Record Levels
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:50:18 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, April 18th, Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute), released the state’s much-anticipated crime statistics for...
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Junta Local Food Fair is Back in Rio this Weekend
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:30:44 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Junta Local food fair is back in Rio this weekend from April 21st to the 22nd. The event will bring small food producers to Cidade das Artes, in Barra, from 10AM to 7PM. The...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:30:00 +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 choice. LIVE: Radiohead Soundhearts Festival – Rio de Janeiro (Barra da Tijuca) – Radiohead Soundhearts Festival has come to...
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In Military Takeover’s First Month, Rio Robberies Rise to Record Levels
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:21:18 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, April 18th, Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute), released the state’s much-anticipated crime statistics for...
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International Agencies Optimistic About Brazil’s Economic Outlook
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:18:36 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the uneasiness expected in the political arena due to the upcoming Presidential elections in Brazil in October, international agencies and consultancies are a bit more optimistic...
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Rio Hosts International Electronic Language Festival in Centro
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:51 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since Friday, April 13th, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, in Centro, has been hosting the International Electronic Language Festival. The event exhibits over 120 works by renowned...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:30:43 +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: Latin Party 0800 (Copacabana) – It claims to be the most famous Latin party in the whole of Rio de janeiro, the Latin...
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Brazil May Have Over 16 Candidates for President in 2018
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:20:50 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With only six months to go before this year’s presidential election, at least sixteen candidates have publicly announced they are in the race. Among those vying for the top political...
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Rio’s Caixa Cultural Hosts Film Festival on Social Exclusion in Brazilian Cinema
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:08 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, April 17th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibit “Periferia da Imagem,” a film festival aimed at highlighting the exclusion of minority groups in...
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Rio Screens Brazilian Independent Films Focused on Social Exclusion
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:08 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, April 17th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibit “Periferia da Imagem,” a film festival aimed at highlighting the exclusion of minority groups in...
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Family of Franco and Gomes Meet with Rio Police Chief
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:02 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday afternoon, April 16th, family members of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, met with Rio’s Chief of Civil Police, Rivaldo Barbosa, to...
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Radiohead Returns to Rio in Barra da Tijuca Friday, April 20th
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:25:00 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Finally, after almost ten years the world-beating British group Radiohead are returning to Brazil, playing the Olympic Park Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro this Friday, April 20th, followed...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:30:58 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below you will find a list of bars and lounges that are always a good choice. LIVE: Paulinho Moska (Centro) – Moska needs nothing more in his performance than his voice and guitar, and audiences...
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Family of Marielle Franco and Anderson Gomes Meet with Rio Police Chief
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:05:02 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday afternoon, April 16th, family members of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, met with Rio’s Chief of Civil Police, Rivaldo Barbosa, to...
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Protests Mark a Month of Rio Councilwoman’s Murder
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:00:53 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Hundreds gathered in several cities around Brazil and the world on Saturday to remember Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, one month after...
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Itatiaia: Brazil’s First National Park in Rio’s Mountain Range
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:30:25 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Covering the Southern Rio State and also part of Minas Gerais, the National Park of Itatiaia, the first to be founded in Brazil, is an important landmark for the country’s ecotourism....
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, April 16, 2018
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:30:26 +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 option. LIVE: Banda da Hora no Botta Bar (Botafogo) – Come for an evening of good music as Banda da Hora performs live tonight at the...
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Brazilian Officials Oppose Venezuela Border Closing Request
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:18:05 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s General Attorney’s office (PGR) released a document on Wednesday (April 18th) opposing a request made by Roraima state’s governor to Brazil’s Supreme Court to temporarily...
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In Military Takeover’s First Month, Rio Robberies Rise to Record Levels
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:21:18 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, April 18th, Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute), released the state’s much-anticipated crime statistics for...
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Brazil May Have Over 16 Candidates for President in 2018
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:20:50 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With only six months to go before this year’s presidential election, at least sixteen candidates have publicly announced they are in the race. Among those vying for the top political...
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Rio Hosts International Electronic Language Festival in Centro
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:51 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since Friday, April 13th, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, in Centro, has been hosting the International Electronic Language Festival. The event exhibits over 120 works by renowned...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:30:43 +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: Latin Party 0800 (Copacabana) – It claims to be the most famous Latin party in the whole of Rio de janeiro, the Latin...
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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...
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First Month of Military Takeover, Rio Robberies Rise to Record Levels
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:50:18 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, April 18th, Rio de Janeiro’s Instituto de Segurança Publica – ISP (Public Security Institute), released the state’s much-anticipated crime statistics for...
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Junta Local Food Fair is Back in Rio this Weekend
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:30:44 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Junta Local food fair is back in Rio this weekend from April 21st to the 22nd. The event will bring small food producers to Cidade das Artes, in Barra, from 10AM to 7PM. The...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:30:00 +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 choice. LIVE: Radiohead Soundhearts Festival – Rio de Janeiro (Barra da Tijuca) – Radiohead Soundhearts Festival has come to...
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International Agencies Optimistic About Brazil’s Economic Outlook
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:18:36 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the uneasiness expected in the political arena due to the upcoming Presidential elections in Brazil in October, international agencies and consultancies are a bit more optimistic...
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EU Bans 35 Percent of Brazil’s Chicken Meat Exports
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:10:55 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The European Union (EU) announced on Thursday (April 19th) that it is disaccrediting twenty Brazilian chicken meat exporting plants from nine Brazilian companies, due to health issues....
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Where to Celebrate Saint George’s Day, Rio de Janeiro’s Patron
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:34 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend, from April 21st to April 22nd, thousands of Cariocas will gather on Rio’s streets to pay tribute to Saint George (São Jorge, in Portuguese), the city’s...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, April 20, 2018
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:30:36 +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 choice. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Samba Que Elas Querem na Rua (Centro) – As Beth Carvalho would say, “our best samba is in the street.”...
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Rio Screens Brazilian Independent Films Focused on Social Exclusion
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:08 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, April 17th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibit “Periferia da Imagem,” a film festival aimed at highlighting the exclusion of minority groups in...
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Rio’s Caixa Cultural Hosts Film Festival on Social Exclusion in Brazilian Cinema
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:08 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, April 17th, Caixa Cultural, in Centro, opens the exhibit “Periferia da Imagem,” a film festival aimed at highlighting the exclusion of minority groups in...
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Family of Marielle Franco and Anderson Gomes Meet with Rio Police Chief
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:05:02 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday afternoon, April 16th, family members of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, met with Rio’s Chief of Civil Police, Rivaldo Barbosa, to...
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Family of Franco and Gomes Meet with Rio Police Chief
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:30:02 +0200
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday afternoon, April 16th, family members of slain councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, met with Rio’s Chief of Civil Police, Rivaldo Barbosa, to...
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Radiohead Returns to Rio in Barra da Tijuca Friday, April 20th
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:25:00 +0200
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Finally, after almost ten years the world-beating British group Radiohead are returning to Brazil, playing the Olympic Park Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro this Friday, April 20th, followed...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:30:58 +0200
We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below you will find a list of bars and lounges that are always a good choice. LIVE: Paulinho Moska (Centro) – Moska needs nothing more in his performance than his voice and guitar, and audiences...
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Protests Mark a Month of Rio Councilwoman’s Murder
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:00:53 +0200
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Hundreds gathered in several cities around Brazil and the world on Saturday to remember Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, one month after...
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Itatiaia: Brazil’s First National Park in Rio’s Mountain Range
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:30:25 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Covering the Southern Rio State and also part of Minas Gerais, the National Park of Itatiaia, the first to be founded in Brazil, is an important landmark for the country’s ecotourism....
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Where to Celebrate Saint George’s Day in Rio de Janeiro
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:34 +0200
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend Cariocas and other locals will gather on Rio’s streets to pay tribute to Saint George (São Jorge, in Portuguese), one of the city’s favorite saints in the...
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Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, April 16, 2018
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:30:26 +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 option. LIVE: Banda da Hora no Botta Bar (Botafogo) – Come for an evening of good music as Banda da Hora performs live tonight at the...
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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...
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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,...
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