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Rio hoped for a post-Olympics boom. Instead, its crisis is getting worse.
10 Dec
8:04

Rio hoped for a post-Olympics boom. Instead, its crisis is getting worse.

An article in Washington Post 3 months after the Olympcs describes the Rio de Janeiro state government broke, struggling to pay salaries.  Many citizens fearing that the city is doubling down on chaos and corruption. Read article here

Madonna is bying house in Rio
05 Jan
10:44

Madonna is bying house in Rio

Madonna is buying house in the favela Vidiga in Rio and it is disliked by the locals. Apparently the Vidigal Morro is increasingly popular with mega famous neighbours like David Beckham. Vidigal Morro has one of the most beautiful views of the sea and privileged in Rio capital. The community…

Scam city visited Rio de Janeiro
11 Dec
7:32

Scam city visited Rio de Janeiro

The program “Scam city” shows different scams in different places around the world and they also visited Rio de Janeiro during carneval and “malandros”. They visited Lampa in the centre of Rio with transvestites, playground for sinners – were you must watch up for things they put in your drink that…

Judo World Championship in Rio
31 Aug
6:12

Judo World Championship in Rio

You can follow the Judo World Championship in Rio at IpponTV

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.

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

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…

Rio+20 The future we want – conference on Sustainable Development
10 Jun
1:28

Rio+20 The future we want – conference on Sustainable Development

Rio+20 the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, began yesterday (June 13th) in Rio de Janeiro, and between now and June 22nd  the conference will bring together representatives of the 193 member states of the United Nations and thousands of civil society representatives to determine the sustainable development agenda for…

Metropolitan Cathedral
02 Apr
4:45

Metropolitan Cathedral

The huge pyramid shaped cathedral in Rio de Janeiro was consecrated in 1976 after 12 years of construction. In addition to the cone shaped building you find sculptures  and artwork. The four colorful stained glass windows that extend 60 meters into the ceiling. The cathedral can accommodate up to 20,000 people….