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Rio water-main rupture kills child
31 Jul
8:42

Rio water-main rupture kills child

A three year old girl died and 17 people were injured when a water pipe burst in the suburbs of Rio de Janerio in Brazil. Although some 20 buildings were destroyed by the floods.

Brazil global prospects and policies according to IMF
30 Jul
2:07

Brazil global prospects and policies according to IMF

Growth in Latin America will strengthen this year according to World Economic outlook April 2013 from IMF.  Activity is expected to recover in Brazil, the region’s  largest economy, in response to the large policy rate cuts deployed during the past year as well as to measures targeted at boosting private…

What the NSA wants in Brazil?
25 Jul
5:46

What the NSA wants in Brazil?

In the last decade, people residing or in transit in Brazil, as well as companies operating in the country, have become targets of espionage National Security Agency of the United States. Read this article about USA puzzling focus on friendly Brazil in New Yorker – what the NSA wants in Brazil.

The pope visit Rio de Janeiro
22 Jul
3:43

The pope visit Rio de Janeiro

The pope Franciscus visited Rio de Janiero at his first visit after he was elected. He visited Catholic World Youth Day in Brazil which is considered the largest roman catholic country, before he continued to Argentina. There were music, dancing and lots of other manifestations when the Pope arrived in Rio de…

Hardening Brazil’s Soft Power
19 Jul
2:58

Hardening Brazil’s Soft Power

Even as Brazil hardens its soft power, it remains deeply committed to the path of dialogue, conflict prevention, and the negotiated settlement of disputes. By Celso Amorim Brazil’s Minister of Defense Read Article at Project-Syndicate

QR codes in the mosaic
16 Jul
7:18

QR codes in the mosaic

Rio de Janeiro’s mosaics not just for decoration anymore report LATimes. Tourist can now scan the code with the mobile and get more info. Read article

Corruption and Graft: Brazil Rushes Headlong into Popular Revolt
14 Jul
7:14

Corruption and Graft: Brazil Rushes Headlong into Popular Revolt

Article and photogallery in the German Newspaper der Spiegel about Brazil, the protests during Confederation Cup and the economic awakening in recent years. Read article

Brazil isn’t growing—so why are Brazilians so happy?
08 May
7:18

Brazil isn’t growing—so why are Brazilians so happy?

About the incomes that are rising fast and the growing middle class. Read the article in the Economist

Vanity Fair writes about Rio de Janeiro
03 Jan
6:56

Vanity Fair writes about Rio de Janeiro

Read article in the magazine Vanity Fair about Brad Goreski and his favourite places in Rio de Janeiro.

The rich culture of Rio de Janeiro
10 Nov
4:10

The rich culture of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful state, full of diversity, color and culture; perfect for tourists who want a new and exciting vacation experience. The city is more commonly known as Rio, it is the second largest city of Brazil as well as the third biggest metropolitan area in South…