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STOCKSHOTS/Copa America: Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium

AFP on MSN.com

Mon, 13 May 2019 16:07:33 GMT


Cannes Hidden Gem: 'Invisible Life' Captures Feminist Take on Rio de Janeiro

The Hollywood Reporter

Thu, 16 May 2019 22:58:00 GMT


Bird’s-eye Views of Rio de Janeiro

The Daily Star

Thu, 16 May 2019 13:34:00 GMT


F1 Racing Coming to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says

Bloomberg L.P.

Wed, 08 May 2019 10:41:00 GMT



Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro compete to host F1

YAHOO!

Fri, 10 May 2019 14:34:00 GMT


UFC 237 draws announced 15,193 attendance in Rio de Janeiro

MMAjunkie.com

Sun, 12 May 2019 02:20:00 GMT




Rio de Janeiro metro enables contactless payments

ZDNet

Tue, 07 May 2019 05:55:00 GMT



Get to know Talita Bernardo ahead of UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro

MMAjunkie.com

Sat, 11 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT



Argentine Tourist Disappears While Swimming in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Rio de Janeiro's fire department still has no clues as to what happed to the 43-year-old Argentine tourist who disappeared on Thursday afternoon after going for ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 10:21:30 GMT

Cannes Hidden Gem: 'Invisible Life' Captures Female Life in Rio de Janeiro  Hollywood Reporter

Karim Aïnouz drew on childhood memories of his single mother for her film 'The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão.'


Fri, 17 May 2019 05:45:00 GMT

F1 Racing Coming to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says  Bloomberg

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed an agreement with Rio de Janeiro's mayor and governor that paves the way for the construction of a Formula 1 racetrack ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Michelin Announces 2019 Stars for Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo  Eater

Today, the French tire company with a fleet of dining inspectors revealed the 2019 Michelin stars for Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. There are three new ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Observers direct - With our Observers in Rio de Janeiro: favelas, beach clean-ups and more  FRANCE 24

France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Militias Become Luxury Real Estate Barons in Rio de Janeiro  Insightcrime.org

A series of revelations about how militias in Rio de Janeiro are laundering large quantities of money through illegal real estate shines a light on the impunity with ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro: killings by police hit a record high in Brazilian state  The Guardian

Rise comes under Governor Wilson Witzel, a Bolsonaro ally who has promised a zero-tolerance policy against criminals. Staff and agencies in Rio de Janeiro.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro: A Laboratory for Political Control [OPINION]  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português. For the original article in Portuguese by Gizele Martins* published by Brasil de Fato click here.


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UFC 237: Breaking down the three biggest fights in Rio de Janeiro  For The Win

UFC 237 takes place Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and there are some really good fights on the card, including the main event that will see Rose ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro metro enables contactless payments  ZDNet

Brazil's top tourist destination introduces the system across 41 stations.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Bird’s-eye Views of Rio de Janeiro  The Daily Star

No self-respecting tourist will come away from Rio without having visited Christ the Redeemer, the statue that is emblematic of Rio. Perched atop the 2,300 feet ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 18:00:00 GMT

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil  SooToday

RIO DE JANEIRO — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil's northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men Sunday ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 01:40:00 GMT

Combat Photography in Rio de Janeiro's Favela City of God  The Rio Times

By C.H. Gardiner. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Early this year news Photographer and Journalist C.H. Gardiner covered a Military Police Operation in Rio's ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum requests emergency funding for recovery efforts after fire  Art Newspaper

As pieces of its ancient Egyptian collection are salvaged, the museum's director says it can no longer afford storage facilities.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Finding the Best Hostels in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

The city of Rio finds its way on to many a traveler's bucket list. And while it has a reputation for extravagant, luxury, beachfront hotels, it is also home to many ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT

Janeiro — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Wallpaper*

Oskar Metsavaht enters the world of hospitality with Janeiro Hotel under Rio de Janeiro's flaming sunsets.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vinyl Fair Comes to Rio de Janeiro’s Flamengo this Sunday  The Rio Times

This Sunday, April 28th, The twenty-first Feira de Vinil (Vinyl Fair) will be bringing music enthusiasts to the Beco do Pinheiro in Flamengo from 11AM until 7PM, ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Norwegian launches huge sale with ridiculously cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro  Mirror Online

Norwegian has launched a huge sale with cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro but you're going to want to be quick.


Wed, 15 May 2019 23:02:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro’s police killed a record number of people in three months  Latin America Reports

On May 6, police snipers from a helicopter fatally shot eight people in a densely populated area of Rio de Janeiro, according to reports from the Brazilian news ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'Favela Evictions in Rio de Janeiro' Book Launch: Debating Rio's Olympic Legacy  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português. On Wednesday, April 17, the Cities–Urban Research Nucleus at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), publishing house ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Petrobras Reports Second oil Leak in Rio de Janeiro this Month  The Rio Times

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Petrobras reported on Monday morning (22nd), the second oil spill on the beaches of Rio ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro reveals desire to poach Brazilian GP  Motorsport.com

The Governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has gone public on F1's desire to switch the Brazilian Grand Prix from Interlagos to a former Olympic site in his city.


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro compete to host F1  Yahoo News

SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have entered a fierce competition over who will host the 2020 Formula One in Brazil, after President Jair ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Death Toll From Collapse of Two Buildings in Rio de Janeiro Up to 22 - Reports  Sputnik International

CARACAS (Sputnik) - The death toll from the collapse of two illegally built residential buildings in a favela in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has increased to ...


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Get to know Talita Bernardo ahead of UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro  MMAjunkie

Get to know Talita Bernardo before her fourth octagon appearance at UFC 237 in a fight against Viviane Araujo.


Sat, 11 May 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Inam Butt off to a winning start at Rio de Janeiro Beach Wrestling World Series  Geo News

KARACHI: Wrestler Inam Butt is off to a victorious start in Rio de Janeiro Beach Wrestling World Series after overpowering Turkey's Murat Ozkan in the first round ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 04:34:57 GMT

36 Hours in Rio de Janeiro  The New York Times

A weekend in this ever-surprising Brazilian city might include caipirinhas on the beach; capuchin monkeys on a hike; and music, food and history everywhere.


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How to explore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  National Geographic

Rio de Janeiro, known as the Marvelous City, is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, wonderful beaches, welcoming people, and, of course, Carnival.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A local’s guide to Rio de Janeiro: 10 top tips  The Guardian

As a direct budget flight from London launches this week, our Brazil correspondent picks out favela feasts, samba sessions and seaside cycle rides to savour.


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Powerful, 'abnormal' rains lash Rio de Janeiro, at least six dead  Reuters

Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a state of ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Exploring the Best Street Markets this Weekend in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

This first weekend of the month, the city comes out onto the streets with plenty of markets popping up in every neighborhood. Here is the low-down on a couple ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Storm Kills 6, Turning Roads Into Rivers and Burying Bus in Mud  The New York Times

RIO DE JANEIRO — A powerful summer storm swept through Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night, leaving at least six people dead, as streets turned into rivers ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

At least six dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro  Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city, awoke to scenes of chaos on Thursday after thrashing wind and rain whipped through ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

‘It’s Complete Chaos’: Storm Frees Gators in Rio Favela Where Officials Won’t Go  The New York Times

A storm knocked down the walls of a farm that bred caimans, cousins of alligators, in an area controlled by a criminal paramilitary group.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Brazil’s hottest city  The Independent

Its Carnival and New Year's Eve celebrations may be legendary, but Rio's allure goes way beyond these signature events. This is a city generously blessed by ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro | 20 Top Attractions  Time Out

Visiting one of Brazil's most beautiful cities? The best things to do in Rio de Janeiro include live samba music, beaches, street markets and museums.


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro may be threatened by isolated thunderstorms  AccuWeather.com

Following heavy downpours on Sunday, isolated thunderstorms around Rio de Janeiro could further threaten Carnival festivities through Tuesday.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Best Carnival Hangover Parties this Weekend in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Carnival is such a huge event in the calendar of Rio de Janeiro, that it takes a long time to say goodbye. This weekend, there are still plenty of Carnival 'ressaca' ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Best Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

When people usually think of Rio de Janeiro, they often picture the gorgeous sun-drenched sands and blue skies that make it onto the postcards and ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Carnival kicks off with Bolsonaro backlash  KIRO Seattle

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival officially began with streets parties and revelry Friday amid expectations the first such ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Swiss drugmaker Roche says to shutter Rio de Janeiro plant  Reuters

(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche will close its manufacturing plant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, shuttering operations over the next five years before ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

License-to-Kill Policing to Get a Trial Run in Rio de Janeiro  Bloomberg

Teams of marksmen next year will patrol swaths of Rio de Janeiro with high-powered weapons and a license to kill, said a security adviser to Governor-elect ...


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Best After-Hours and Late-Night Hangouts in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Sul  The Rio Times

Although Carnival hasn't officially begun, it feels like it is already here. So here is a guide to a few handy places that are open all-hours, or at least after-hours, ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

A Guide to Free Activities in Rio de Janeiro this Holiday Season  The Rio Times

Rio de Janeiro is known for spectacles such as Carnival, Sugar Loaf mountain and Christ the Redeemer. However, while these are all cost-worthy ventures, ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

10 best things to do in Rio de Janeiro  The Independent

Slip into your sequins: the Carnival of Brazil, the world's biggest party, is descending on the streets of Rio de Janeiro from 1-6 March. It's a great time to visit, ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Swiss' Roche Announces Closing of Plant in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Swiss pharmaceutical giant, Roche, announced on Tuesday it was closing its drug manufacturing plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to reports, the plant ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cause of Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum fire revealed  Art Newspaper

An overheated air conditioning unit was the starting point of the inferno that destroyed the building last year.


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Now Playing Streets buried underwater as Rio de Janeiro floods 00:17  AccuWeather.com

Streets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were underwater on April 8, as heavy rains triggered flooding across the city. The water was several feet deep in some spots.


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:33:30 GMT

Archaeological trove discovered beneath zoo heads to Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum  Art Newspaper

A trove of more than 30,000 imperial artefacts has been discovered during the refurbishment of the RioZoo in Rio de Janeiro's Quinta da Boa Vista park in São ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Elevator Attendants ‘Adore’ Their Dying, Chatty Trade  The New York Times

RIO DE JANEIRO — The elevator attendants are under no illusion: Their days are numbered. Yet the few thousand operators in Rio de Janeiro who have clung ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

A Guide to Rio de Janeiro’s Coastal Cool  New York Times

From historical gardens to feats of Modernist architecture, what to see and where to stay in the beloved Brazilian city.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Collapse of buildings in Rio kills 3 in militia-run area  The Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters dug through rubble Friday in search of survivors after two condemned buildings collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, killing at least ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro to try 'license to kill' policing next year, report says  Fox News

The streets of Rio de Janeiro will be patrolled next year by special teams of sharpshooters who will operate with a license to kill in a bid to crack down on violent ...


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

In Rio De Janeiro, Carnival Persists Despite Bolsonaro's Evangelical Politics  Latino USA

RIO DE JANEIRO — There is no spectacle on earth quite like the Rio de Janeiro carnival. Ever since its inception in the mid-1600s, the carnival has displayed ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Dozens of tourists in Brazil robbed on trail to Rio’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue  The Washington Post

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Dozens of tourists hiking toward the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro were held at gunpoint for up to two hours in a ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to Do a Long Weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Fodor's Travel

Between the beautiful beaches, mountains, and urban forest, Rio is a magical city that grabs your attention with its natural beauty and laid-back attitude.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Exploring the Kiosks of Rio de Janeiro’s Beaches  The Rio Times

Somewhere between the restaurants and bars on the streets and the food and drink-sellers on the sand lie the 'quiosques' (kiosks). These informal bars and ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Visiting the Picturesque Parks and Gardens of Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

The city of Rio is famous for its many natural wonders, but its parks and gardens are also well worth exploring. Whether designed by Brazilian architectural ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's National Museum Fire: What It Means for Science  National Geographic

Major pieces of Brazil's scientific and cultural heritage went up in smoke on September 2, as a devastating fire ripped through much of Rio de Janeiro's Museu ...


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Archaeological treasure trove found in Rio de Janeiro zoo  Los Angeles Times

More than 30000 archaeological items have been found at the Rio de Janeiro zoo during ongoing work to modernize it, the City Hall - which administers the.


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Buying and Borrowing English-Language Books in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

While Rio de Janeiro has a rich literary tradition, with figures such as Clarice Lispector, Nelson Rodrigues, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade immortalized in ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Norwegian kicks off low-cost service to Rio de Janeiro  Kiwi.com

With the new *service* to Rio de Janeiro, Norwegian “breaks the current monopoly on direct flights between the UK and Brazil”


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Week in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

The Carnival 'ressaca' (hangover) is starting to wear off and there's yet another week of indulgence lined-up, with Saint Patrick's Day just around the corner on ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal  Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to see Rio de Janeiro on a budget  The Times

Here's a lifestyle I can get on board with. Blazing sunshine, a cool box full of beers and one hell of a view. In the distance I spot the tiny white speck that is Christ ...


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tons of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon  Phys.Org

Residents of a high-end neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro woke up to the unpleasant smell of 13 tons of rotting dead fish floating in the city's Rodrigo de Freitas ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, April 12, 2019  The Rio Times

News in English for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Six Health Tips for Foreigners Visiting Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Summer time has arrived in Rio de Janeiro and millions of people are heading to the city for sunshine, parties and the up and coming Carnival. However, when ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

‘Secret snipers’ deployed in Brazil city to take down armed suspects  South China Morning Post

Members of the Brazilian Military Police special unit Choque, patrol during an operation in the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: AFP.


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 17:09:59 GMT

Rio de Janeiro's slave wharf museum gains ground  Art Newspaper

The Unesco-listed site is due to receive a museum of Afro-Brazilian culture.


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Police Exercise License to Kill in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro  Insightcrime.org

Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 160 people in January 2019, an increase of 82 percent from December, showing that the promises of lethal action against criminal ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to Get Around Rio de Janeiro on an Electric Scooter  The Rio Times

Anyone walking around the streets of the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' can't help but notice the mysterious presence of 'patinete elétrico' (electric scooters) intermittently ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Best Bars in Rio de Janeiro for Amazing Views  The Rio Times

The cityscape of Rio de Janeiro is truly like no other, with its mixture of concrete high-rises, colonial mansions and favela communities woven between the ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What to see, eat and do in Rio de Janeiro  Evening Standard

Rio de Janeiro has been hailed as one of the greatest cities in both Latin America and the world - and, after only one visit to the city, you'll see why. Ellie Davis ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro named first UNESCO World Capital of Architecture for 2020  The Architect's Newspaper

Rio de Janeiro has officially been named UNESCO's first World Capital of Architecture. Created in partnership with the International Union of Architects (UIA), ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cameras, drones: Rio de Janeiro to put electronic eyes on crime  Phys.Org

Rio de Janeiro state is moving ahead with plans to deploy security cameras and drones to help fight crime, according to its next governor, a far-right politician ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Federal Military Intervention in Rio de Janeiro Ends December 31st  The Rio Times

After ten months of federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro's public security agencies, officials of the Armed Forces state that the action's goals of lowering crime ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Visiting Five Great Locations to Watch the Sunset in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

With some of the most amazing landscapes on earth, Rio de Janeiro offers amazing places to watch the sunset.


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Rio Officials Blame Militia For Irregular Constructions in Muzema  The Rio Times

As more than 100 firefighters and civil defense agents race against time to find survivors trapped in rubble of two buildings which collapsed on Friday in the ...


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'In Rio de Janeiro, the Militia Isn't a Parallel Power. It's the Government.' [INTERVIEW]  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português. For the original article in Portuguese by Mariana Simões published by Agência Pública click here.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Receives the First-Ever Title of UNESCO World Capital of Architecture  Architectural Digest

Located in Brazil—a country that helped shape renowned architects such as Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa—Rio will host thousands of attendees for the ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cinelândia: Historic Culture in the Heart of Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Cinelândia is Rio's city center, with landmarks like the Municipal Theater and Museums, as well as great bars, restaurants, shopping, movie theatre and more, ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro’s Flamengo Wins Copa Libertadores Debut  The Rio Times

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A stellar performance from goalkeeper Diego Alves and a clutch goal from Gabriel ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

UNESCO Announces Rio de Janeiro as the First 'World Capital of Architecture'  The Rio Times

This past Friday, January 18th, UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for Culture, Ernesto Ottone Ramírez, along with the President of the International Union of ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to 'Bloco' in Rio de Janeiro's 2019 Carnival  The Rio Times

The Cidade Maravilhosa is gearing up for the most important date in its calendar, its world-famous Carnival. With expected revenues of R$6 billion and over 1 ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Collection of 'Street Corner Poetry' Launched in Rio de Janeiro's City of God  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português. “Art is salvation? And then what?” challenges Deborah Fadiga in her poem “Art is Salvation!” The poem appears on page 53 of ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Thousands of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon  Al Jazeera English

The lagoon has seen similar fish die-offs in previous years and biologists believe that extreme heat is the culprit.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Sequins, glitter, feathers and more | The 2019 Carnival in Rio  Los Angeles Times

Rio's Carnival parades began in a burst of fireworks and to the cheers of thousands at the at Sapucai Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tons of Trash Collected as Carnival Celebrations Start in Rio de Janiero  The Rio Times

Cloudy skies and the threat of thunderstorms throughout the weekend did not discouraged thousands of partygoers from flocking to the streets over the weekend ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro is named the first-ever world capital of architecture  Lonely Planet Travel News

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has been named the world capital of architecture for 2020 by Unesco – making it the first city to ever receive the designation.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The best bars in Rio de Janeiro | Telegraph Travel  The Telegraph

Read our guide to the best bars in Rio de Janeiro, as recommended by Telegraph Travel. Plan your evening with our expert reviews of the top cocktail bars, beer ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro named the First World Capital of Architecture  ArchDaily

UNESCO has named Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Who Killed Marielle Franco? An Ex-Rio de Janeiro Cop With Ties to Organized Crime, Say Six Witnesses in Police Report  The Intercept

Update: January 22, 2019, 8:52 p.m. BRST On Tuesday morning, special units from Rio's Public Ministry and Civil Police executed arrest warrants against 13 ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rio's National Museum Fire Was Not Just an Accident  CityLab

The fire that destroyed the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro was part of a larger campaign of disinvestment aimed at the country's history and culture.


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

UNESCO names Rio de Janeiro first World Capital of Architecture  Dezeen

Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro will be World Capital of Architecture for 2020, becoming the first metropolis to receive the designation from UNESCO.


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bolsonaro's base: the Social Liberal Party's strengths in Rio de Janeiro could yet become weaknesses | LSE Latin America and Caribbean  LSE Latin America and Caribbean

In terms of both support and discourse the heart of Jair Bolsonaro's Social Liberal Party lies in Rio de Janeiro. Here, aggressive messaging on rising crime and ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Betrayals, Arrests, and Gun Battles That Brought Down a Top Drug Gang  The Intercept

A monthslong investigation by The Intercept Brasil chronicles the end of the notorious Amigos dos Amigos cartel in Rio de Janeiro.


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

VIDEO : Brazil: Deadly rains lash Rio de Janeiro  euronews

VIDEO : Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday (April 9), killing at least three people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Feel the rhythm of Rio de Janeiro – an expert guide to the Samba City  The Telegraph

Rio de Janeiro (or just Rio) is an intoxicating city of sun, samba, football, food, beaches and Bossa Nova, that justifies every word of the hype. Simply put: ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rio Issues Crisis Alert After Devastating Torrential Rain, Rocinha and Vidigal Hard Hit [VIDEO]  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui e aqui para Português. After recording the highest temperatures in nearly a century during the month of January, the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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Rio de Janeiro (; Portuguese: [ˈʁi.u d(ʒi) ʒɐˈne(j)ɾu]; River of January), or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.

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Hoje entra em novo teste o sensor de nível Noah. Agora ele entra em uma segunda fase de validação. O sensor Noah foi instado em uma ponte para poder medir a altura do nível de um rio no caso o Rio Rainha que atravessa o bairro da Gávea na Zona Sul do Rio de Janeiro. #noahsmartcity #lorawan #iot #

2019-05-18T02:12:23+00:00

Comida de Rua no Brasil - Ultimate RIO DE JANEIRO Comida Brasileira + Atrações no Rio, Brasil!

2019-05-18T01:29:18+00:00

Número de policiais militares mortos cai 60% no Rio de Janeiro

2019-05-18T00:30:07+00:00

Body Odor

2019-05-17T20:33:51+00:00

Entendendo o que aconteceu hoje no Túnel Acústico no Rio de Janeiro.

2019-05-17T20:05:48+00:00



Preciso renovar minhas energias no rio de janeiro

https://twitter.com/happuchh/status/1130293920242515969



qria poder transferir a faculdade pra uma ilha numa terra de ninguém principalmente sem ngm do rio de janeiro ou resende

https://twitter.com/brubritto_/status/1130293477818941440



Nunca vi tantos moradores de rua no Centro da cidade. Rio de Janeiro sem Governo. 😑😑😑

https://twitter.com/hrcastrotec/status/1130292889471410176




Rio de Janeiro, junho de 2028. Tauá conquista Cocotá através de Bancários. Cocotá foi derrotado. Restam 91 bairros.

https://twitter.com/riobotwar/status/1130292571195006977



Brazil’s Military Police Kills 434 in Rio de Janeiro in 2019 - https://go.shr.lc/2HwzTwg  via

https://twitter.com/Ixtpt/status/1130292378760171520







Argentine Tourist Disappears While Swimming in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Rio de Janeiro's fire department still has no clues as to what happed to the 43-year-old Argentine tourist who disappeared on Thursday afternoon after going for ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 10:21:30 GMT

UK weather forecast: Temperatures to soar to 25C as Britain set to be warmer than Rio De Janeiro, Tunisia and Athens  The Independent

Unseasonal rain and hail showers which have peppered Britain over the weekend are set to be replaced by warm sunshine over the coming days, the latest ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 16:07:20 GMT

Torrential Rains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Blamed in at Least 10 Deaths  The Weather Channel

Heavy rain is forecast to continue falling in the Brazilian city.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Shape resembling Jesus Christ appears in clouds above Argentina  AccuWeather.com

A Christ-like shape with a crown appeared in the clouds over Argentina and was quickly captured by an amateur photographer. The photo has since gone viral ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 15:08:00 GMT

Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro may be threatened by isolated thunderstorms  AccuWeather.com

Following heavy downpours on Sunday, isolated thunderstorms around Rio de Janeiro could further threaten Carnival festivities through Tuesday.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Global Forecast-Celsius  Albany Times Union

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Sunday, May 19, 2019. _____. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto. Quality. Speed. 0.25. 0.50. 0.75. Normal.


Sun, 19 May 2019 23:02:00 GMT

Mudslide Kills 10, Injures 11 Near Rio de Janeiro  The Weather Channel

A boulder in a mudslide caused by heavy downpours crushed six houses Saturday near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, leaving 10 people dead and 11 injured, local ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

At least six dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro  Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city, awoke to scenes of chaos on Thursday after thrashing wind and rain whipped through ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

As climate shifts bring 'horror movie' floods, Rio struggles to adjust - Brazil  ReliefWeb

As rains become heavier, the city needs to do more to prevent disasters, engineers and planners say. By Karla Mendes and Gregory Scruggs. RIO DE JANEIRO ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police killings in Rio de Janeiro state reach record high - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

Talk to ABC 36 News anchors, reporters and meteorologists. When you see news happening, share it! We'd love to hear from you.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rare South Atlantic Tropical Storm Iba Forms Off the Coast of Brazil  The Weather Channel

Tropical Storm Iba formed off the coast of Brazil on Sunday, becoming the first South Atlantic tropical storm since 2010. The Brazilian Navy Hydrographic Center ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World-famous Rio de Janeiro Carnival kicks off with colourful costumes and samba dancing  Euronews English

Rio de Janeiro's world-famous carnival kicked off on Friday with street parties, colourful costumes, music and samba dancing.


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Now Playing Streets buried underwater as Rio de Janeiro floods 00:17  AccuWeather.com

Streets in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, were underwater on April 8, as heavy rains triggered flooding across the city. The water was several feet deep in some spots.


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:33:30 GMT

Brazil - Severe Weather (Government of Brazil, PAHO/WHO, INMET, Alerta Rio, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 10 April 2019) - Brazil  ReliefWeb

Heavy rainfall has been affecting several parts of Brazil since last week, causing fatalities and damage, particularly in the States of Rio de Janeiro, Maranhao, ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Avianca Brasil cancels 1,045 flights after losing 18 planes  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Avianca Brasil canceled more than 1,045 domestic flights this week because it has to return 18 aircraft to leasing agencies.


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazilian Mining Dam Collapse: 110 Dead; Search Continues for 238 Missing  The Weather Channel

The search for 238 people still missing after the Brazilian mining dam disaster continued Thursday as the death toll reached 110. Even though no one has been ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tropical Storm Iba develops off the coast of Brazil, the 1st in almost 10 years  AccuWeather.com

Tropical Storm Iba formed off the southeastern coast of Brazil on Sunday, becoming the first tropical system to be identified in the area since 2010.


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nora Roberts sues Brazilian author, cites 'multi-plagiarism'  WSB Radio

NEW YORK - Best-selling novelist Nora Roberts is suing a Brazilian writer for copyright infringement, alleging that Cristiane Serruya has committed ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UFC 237 breakdown: Will Rose Namajunas weather storm with perfect plan for Jessica Andrade?  MMAjunkie

MMA Junkie fight analyst Dan Tom takes a closer look at the UFC 237 headliner between Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Storm Kills 6, Turning Roads Into Rivers and Burying Bus in Mud  The New York Times

RIO DE JANEIRO — A powerful summer storm swept through Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night, leaving at least six people dead, as streets turned into rivers ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

'Crisis' in Rio de Janeiro After Torrential Floods Kill 10  Latino USA

BRAZIL: In Rio de Janeiro, heavy rains killed 10 civilians and devastated parts of the city yesterday. The rains began on Monday evening and resulted in ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Polluted Wave From Brazil Dam Collapse Headed For Major River and Its Drinking Supplies  The Weather Channel

A wave of pollution from the Brazilian dam collapse is headed for a major river that provides drinking water.


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Firefighters battle blaze at esteemed Rio de Janeiro museum  10TV

A 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro is being engulfed by flames.


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Month's worth of rain in 4 hours, deadly flooding in Brazil  The Weather Network

Rio de Janeiro received more than a month's worth of rain in just four hours Monday.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Thousands of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon  Al Jazeera English

The lagoon has seen similar fish die-offs in previous years and biologists believe that extreme heat is the culprit.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Best Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

When people usually think of Rio de Janeiro, they often picture the gorgeous sun-drenched sands and blue skies that make it onto the postcards and ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How the Summer Olympics Can Be Held in Rio de Janeiro During Winter  The Weather Channel

We explain how this year's Summer Olympics can be played in the Southern Hemisphere's winter months.


Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Rio City Council Launches Inquiry on Flooding and Accountability for Disaster Prevention  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português. In the aftermath of the strong winds, torrential rain, flash flooding and landslides that killed seven people and left a trail of ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio police arrest suspects in gang rape during Carnival  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro civil police arrested four suspects in the gang rape of a 12-year-old girl that was filmed and posted to social media ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio Issues Crisis Alert After Devastating Torrential Rain, Rocinha and Vidigal Hard Hit [VIDEO]  RioOnWatch

Clique aqui e aqui para Português. After recording the highest temperatures in nearly a century during the month of January, the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cercle invites ARTBAT at Sugarloaf Mountain Rio de Janeiro,...  The Groove Cartel

French media company Cercle invites Ukraine duo ARTBAT for a breathtaking set on the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A Guide to Free Activities in Rio de Janeiro this Holiday Season  The Rio Times

Rio de Janeiro is known for spectacles such as Carnival, Sugar Loaf mountain and Christ the Redeemer. However, while these are all cost-worthy ventures, ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Heatwave envelopes southeastern Brazil  CGTN America

Southeastern Brazil is enduring a second month of unusually hot weather, with temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius, The heat wave has forced ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Israeli teen who fell to death in Yosemite was taking photo  KCRA Sacramento

Authorities say an Israeli teenager who fell to his death last year at an iconic waterfall in California's Yosemite National Park was trying to mimic a popular social ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Celebrating Christmas 2018 in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter * originally published on December 13, 2018. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For many expatriates in Rio de Janeiro, ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Olympic cycling champion Jack Bobridge found guilty of drug dealing after Perth trial  ABC News

Jack Bobridge, a member of Australia's Rio Olympic cycling team, is found guilty on all counts of supplying ecstasy to a friend, who then on-sold it to an ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 08:00:40 GMT

Rare Tropical Storm Forms Near Brazil  LEX18 Lexington KY News

A purely tropical storm formed Sunday just northeast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is a rare occurrence seeing as how the last tropical storm in the South Atlantic ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How to Do a Long Weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Fodor's Travel

Between the beautiful beaches, mountains, and urban forest, Rio is a magical city that grabs your attention with its natural beauty and laid-back attitude.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Rio zoo residents try to stay fresh during heatwave  Euronews English

With a European cold snap imminent, spare a thought for those sweltering in Brazilian heat. Special measures are helping protect these animals at Rio zoo from ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New Year's Eve weather: 5 forecasts for celebrations to ring in 2019 around the world  AccuWeather.com

As revelers gear up for New Year's Eve, here are weather forecasts for five of the most spectacular celebrations around the world.


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

AccuWeather's South America summer forecast for the 2018-2019 season  AccuWeather.com

Drought concerns will build from Colombia through northern Brazil this summer, while rain and thunderstorms limit the heat from Peru to Uruguay. AccuWeather ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

How to 'Bloco' in Rio de Janeiro's 2019 Carnival  The Rio Times

The Cidade Maravilhosa is gearing up for the most important date in its calendar, its world-famous Carnival. With expected revenues of R$6 billion and over 1 ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

PM Update: Mild overnight with showers arriving by Monday afternoon  Washington Post

Pack an umbrella with you tomorrow, with light rain expected to break out across the region by the afternoon.


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heavy Rainfall in Rio State Cause Landslides and Flooding  The Rio Times

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The heavy rains that fell on the state of Rio de Janeiro since Wednesday night have ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Teaching English Offers Foreigners a Way to Fund Staying in Brazil: Sponsored  The Rio Times

Each year, millions of foreigners flock to Rio. Many become enamored, and would like to stay on awhile, to know The Marvelous City more intimately, and ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Play suspended at Rio Open because of heavy rain  ESPN

Heavy rain ensured there were no completed matches Monday at the Rio Open.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Exploring the Best Street Markets this Weekend in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

This first weekend of the month, the city comes out onto the streets with plenty of markets popping up in every neighborhood. Here is the low-down on a couple ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'We can't take another hit like this': Brazilian scientists lament big budget freeze  Science Magazine

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—The latest federal budget news coming out of Brasília has Brazilian scientists fearing the worst. On 29 March, faced with a stagnant ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Is A Complete Mess  Forbes Now

One year after the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is still a mess. It may even be getting worse.


Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Stunning sunset attracts global attention as a heavenly figure makes an unexpected appearance  AccuWeather.com

Talk about a heavenly view. Shining among the clouds hovering over a seaside town in Italy, a man captured what appeared to be Jesus Christ illuminated in ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

It's Raining Spiders in Brazil  Popular Mechanics

In case you don't have enough nightmare fuel, try moving to the Brazilian town of Espírito Santo do Dourado. There, residents have reported that the sky is ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tropical Storm Iba forms near Brazil in late March  WLOX

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Tropical Storm Iba formed near the coast of Brazil on Sunday March 24. Tropical storms can produce heavy rainfall and can have ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Natural Disasters Monitoring - February 7, 2019 - Brazil  ReliefWeb

Official Sources: Severe Weather. Brazil. On 7 February 2019, the City Hall of Rio de Janerio, Brazil reported heavy rain and landslides caused five fatalities and ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Meteorologists warn El Niño could return before the end of this year  Brazil

From 2014-2016, southeastern Brazil experienced a severe drought, spanning the metropolitan states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Irregular ...


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

This week's weather in photos  Aljazeera.com

From deadly flooding in India to cold snap in parts of Europe, here is a look at last week's weather in pictures.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Visiting Five Great Locations to Watch the Sunset in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

With some of the most amazing landscapes on earth, Rio de Janeiro offers amazing places to watch the sunset.


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Something for Everyone in Barra da Tijuca While Visiting Rio  The Rio Times

With summer here and an increase in seasonal tourism, the Zona Oeste (West Zone) neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca is guaranteed to have something for ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

First-Ever Image of Black Hole Revealed  The Weather Channel

Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first-ever image of a black hole, giving visual evidence to research dating back to Einstein's Theory of Relativity.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Miguel Pereira: Enjoying the Best Weather in Rio's Mountain Range  The Rio Times

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the Central-Southern region of Rio's state lies the town of Miguel Pereira, only two ...


Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Scientists once thought tropical cyclones were impossible in the South Atlantic. Another has formed.  NOLA.com

Tropical Storm Iba, seen here by a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration environmental satellite, is the first named tropical storm to form in the South ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

13 suspected drug traffickers killed in Rio shootout  Fox5NY

Brazilian police shot dead at least 13 suspected drug traffickers on Friday during a shootout in a slum in Rio de Janeiro's bohemian neighborhood of Santa ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:04:01 GMT

South America to be treated to Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse on Sunday night  AccuWeather.com

A total lunar eclipse will be seen across the entirety of South America on Sunday night, marking the final such occurrence of this decade.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Collapse of buildings in Rio kills 3 in militia-run area  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters dug through rubble Friday in search of survivors after two condemned buildings collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, killing at least ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Weather app harvests personal data, security experts warn  BBC News

A popular weather app has been collecting unusual amounts of information from its users, security experts claim. Data including email addresses and mobile ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How Amazon forest loss could affect water supplies far away  National Geographic

A surge in deforestation under Brazil's new president could 'tip' the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies—in Brazil and beyond.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Now Playing Water rages out of home after days of flooding 00:25  AccuWeather.com

Water raged through the doors of this building in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 9, after heavy rains triggered widespread flooding across the city.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:13:09 GMT

Oldest Brazilian Fossil Found in Debris of National Museum in Rio de Janeiro  Action News Now

The National Museum held Latin America's largest collection of historical artifacts, with about 20 million pieces.


Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

50 Years Ago, Brazil Virtually Legalized Torture and Censorship  Americas Quarterly

On Dec. 13, 1968, Brazil's last military dictatorship sharply curtailed dissent. A special edition of “The Long View,” AQ's recurring feature on Latin American ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

How to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Week in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

The Carnival 'ressaca' (hangover) is starting to wear off and there's yet another week of indulgence lined-up, with Saint Patrick's Day just around the corner on ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro’s Flamengo Wins Copa Libertadores Debut  The Rio Times

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A stellar performance from goalkeeper Diego Alves and a clutch goal from Gabriel ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In case you missed it: Snowstorm buries parts of central US, giant pollen haboob sweeps through Carolina sky and the 1st photo of a black hole unveiled  AccuWeather.com

A spring snowstorm swept through the central United States this week, burying counties across several states in snow and unleashing high-speed winds.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Military Intervention in Rio de Janeiro Ends December 31st  The Rio Times

After ten months of federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro's public security agencies, officials of the Armed Forces state that the action's goals of lowering crime ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Buying and Borrowing English-Language Books in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

While Rio de Janeiro has a rich literary tradition, with figures such as Clarice Lispector, Nelson Rodrigues, and Carlos Drummond de Andrade immortalized in ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Best After-Hours and Late-Night Hangouts in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Sul  The Rio Times

Although Carnival hasn't officially begun, it feels like it is already here. So here is a guide to a few handy places that are open all-hours, or at least after-hours, ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Summer Olympics begin in Rio, despite the fact that it's (technically) winter  Washington Post

It's the first official day of the Olympics, which kick off with grand Opening Ceremonies Friday night in Rio de Janeiro. No other city in South America has ever ...


Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Death toll from collapse of buildings in Brazil rises to 8  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rescuers still hope to find survivors in the rubble of a pair of collapsed buildings in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Saturday, as the death ...


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Natural Disasters Monitoring - March 14, 2019 - Brazil  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Brazil about Flood and Land Slide; published on 14 Mar 2019 by PAHO.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Six Health Tips for Foreigners Visiting Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

Summer time has arrived in Rio de Janeiro and millions of people are heading to the city for sunshine, parties and the up and coming Carnival. However, when ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Exploring the Kiosks of Rio de Janeiro’s Beaches  The Rio Times

Somewhere between the restaurants and bars on the streets and the food and drink-sellers on the sand lie the 'quiosques' (kiosks). These informal bars and ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Protests Held Across Brazil After Death of Black Teenager in Rio  The Rio Times

Activists throughout Brazil took to the streets on Sunday following the death of Pedro Henrique Gonzaga, a 19-year-old black teenager who died of a heart attack ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In pictures: Powerful Rio storm leaves five dead  RTE.ie

... were forced to leave their homes The storm came days after Rio experienced its hottest January in 97 years, with temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Flooding Submerges Cars on Streets of Rio de Janeiro  The Advertiser

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the *content* (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:09:32 GMT

oyapock architectes completes 'bar da laje' in rio de janeiro  Designboom

designed by oyapock architectes, 'bar da laje' is perched at the summit of a favela in rio de janeiro, overlooking the brazilian city.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Access Group Schools Kick Off a Wet yet Spectacular Carnival Parade in Rio  The Rio Times

This past Friday, March 1st, and Saturday, March 2nd, a total of thirteen samba schools from Rio's 'Grupo de Acesso' or 'Série A' (Access Group) tried their best ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tons of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon after extreme heat  CANOE

RIO DE JANEIRO — Residents of a high-end neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro woke up to the unpleasant smell of 13 tons of rotting dead fish floating in the ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Great Day Trips to Explore Within Two Hours from Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With spring finally here, it's time to get out and about and exploring not just the city of Rio ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil police: school attackers imitating Columbine massacre  WRAL.com

Two young men who stormed their former school in southern Brazil armed with a gun, crossbows and axes, killing seven people, were trying to emulate the 1999 ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UFC fighter beats up would-be mugger in Rio de Janeiro  KERO 23ABC News

UFC President Dana White is praising Polyana Viana on social media for beating up a would-be mugger over the weekend in Rio de Janeiro.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ex-students attack school in Brazil, 8 dead  WSFA

The state government of Sao Paulo says two youths armed with guns and wearing hoods entered the school and began shooting at students and then killed ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

1 month to go until 2016 Olympics: Heat, humidity to reign over Summer Games in Rio  AccuWeather.com

The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just a month away and athletes are preparing to compete for world recognition, but the weather could affect how ...


Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Dogs parade at Rio de Janeiro's Pets Carnival  Euronews English

Everyone celebrates Carnival in Rio. Even the pets!


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Travel Plans Freeze as Winter Storm Gia Strikes the Midwest  TIME

Winter Storm Gia struck the Midwest region of the U.S. Friday night, freezing travel plans and prompting airlines to waive rebooking fees.


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Finding Great Surf Schools for Lessons in Rio de Janeiro  The Rio Times

The Cidade Maravilhosa is a great destination to discover a love for surfing, and what better way to do so than to book lessons with some of the many surf ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Air conditioning unit at the origin of Brazil museum fire  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An air conditioning unit was the “primary cause” of a fire that destroyed Brazil's National Museum and most of its 20 million artifacts, ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Travel - Why Brazilians love baby talk  BBC News

For a country so famous for its big stuff, Brazil can, in a funny way, be thought of as the land of the tiny. Practically no word is immune from diminution.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NBA G-League Austin Spurs Competing in FIBA Intercontinental Cup  Spectrum News

They will compete for the cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from February 15-17.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rio Carnival winner paid tribute to slain councilwoman  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian samba school that paid tribute to a slain city councilwoman has won this year's Carnival parade contest in Rio de ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bad weather disrupts Rio Olympics  Aljazeera.com

Bad weather is not something you normally associate with Rio de Janeiro at this time of year. The sub-tropical city usually enjoys fine weather during August.


Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT

2018 South America spring forecast: Drought may worsen Venezuela water crisis; Flooding rain to soak Peru, Ecuador  AccuWeather.com

Wet weather will be common from the southern coast of Brazil through Ecuador and Peru with heavy downpours threatening to cause flooding and landslides.


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide and Travel Information  World Travel Guide

Rio de Janeiro is an awe-inspiring city; its stunning tropical setting is matched by its fun-loving residents. Sheer granite peaks rise from the ocean between ...


Thu, 11 May 2017 09:37:43 GMT



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