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Brazil is one of the world's most violent countries, with nearly 60,000 murders a year, according to the latest available statistics for 2015.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Last week, by a 4-3 decision, Brazil's highest electoral court (TSE) decided to absolve the Dilma/Temer 2014 campaign ticket of charges that they had abused the powers of office by receiving graft.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, said yesterday (Saturday, June 10th) that he will maintain the decision of the city hall to allow taxis to travel through the exclusive bus corridor BRT Transcarioca.
Having recently returned from a 10-day trip to soccer-obsessed Brazil, visiting both Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, I'm still having trouble digesting all that I saw and heard.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The political landscape in Brazil avoided another upheaval yesterday (Friday, June 9th) when the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) voted against the annulment of the Dilma-Temer presidential campaign ticket, which won the 2014 ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - While the expanding size and scope of institutionalized corruption uncovered by Brazil's Lava Jato, or "Car Wash" probe continues to shock Brazilians, its most basic and unassailable conclusion, that Brazil's political class is ...
The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars Thursday's Rio Nightlife Pick - The Love boat Party at Copacabana's New Mariuzinn will help anyone get ready for the weekend.
These are just some of the financial planning questions which Martin Fuchs asks his expat clients in Rio de Janeiro, "We find that many expats are moving from one contract and location to another without keeping track of their financial affairs and the ...
The State of Rio de Janeiro, through State Treasury Office (SEFAZ) Resolution No. 71/2017, has revoked the Rio de Janeiro SEFAZ Resolution No. 1,050/2016, which suspended the proceedings for concession, extension or renewal of tax and financial ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - France's newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, last week made a sweeping proposal to reform the French political system.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The Municipal Office of Social Assistance of Rio de Janeiro estimates that the number of people sleeping on the streets of the city has increased more than 150 percent in the last three years, according to a government news ...
Violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with experts saying the Brazilian city is experiencing its worst security crisis in more than a decade.
Sao Paulo (Reuters) - The Brazilian federal police said they carried out raids and served one arrest warrant on Thursday in a probe of suspected fraud in contracts to supply meals to schools and prisons in the State of Rio de Janeiro. Dubbed "Operation ...
The remains of legendary Brazil winger Garrincha have gone missing, according to his family and local authorities. The two-time World Cup winner who formed an unbeatable partnership with Pele died in 1983 and was buried in Mage's Raiz da Serra ...
Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro's Santos Dumont Airport, which handles domestic flights, was forced to temporarily halt operations Tuesday for a third straight ...
Brazil's export finance and guarantee system needs to be simplified in order to bolster the country's trade, according to the National Industry Confederation (CNI).
Rio de Janeiro - The Latin American venture capital firm Kaszek Ventures has raised a $200 million fund, its largest, a major vote of confidence for internet start-ups in Brazil amid the political upheaval there. The new fund, which the firm is ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo of Brazil (L) and challenger Max Holloway of the United States face off during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by ...
Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. View on a map. 8 out of 10 Telegraph expert rating. This tastefully converted 17th-century townhouse on the quays in pretty, Portuguese-colonial Paraty mixes the warmth and welcome of a Brazilian private home ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - According to the latest FipeZAP Commercial Index, Brazil's commercial real estate prices, in both sales and rental sectors, continued its downward trajectory in April 2017.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo of Brazil (L) and challenger Max Holloway of the United States pose for photographers during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de ...
Brazil, Brazil News, Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Pedra do Sal, Samba Monday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Tonight it's samba time again as Roda de Samba returns to Pedra do Sal, the birthplace of samba in Rio.
children make soap bubbles during the 2017 Global Bubble Parade event at Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 28, 2017.
Rio de Janeiro - Several hundred people attended a concert by top Brazilian musicians in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday in the latest protest demanding the resignation of President Michel Temer and calling for new elections.
Waves batter the incline near the site of a collapsed section of a bicycle path in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Rio de Janeiro (AP) - Top Brazilian musical performers are lending their talents to the latest protest in the country calling for new presidential elections while pressure mounts on the country's leader to resign amid corruption allegations.
The impetus of the public concert is to demand the removal of Brazilian President Michel Temer and the scheduling of free, democratic elections.
Oh wait, it's coming closer. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, it's a drone carrying a banner mocking the opposition. Oh Brazil, you moody b*stard. 3. Oh Brazil, you moody b*stard. Vasco De Gama's game against Fluminense had to be halted when a Vasco ...
Rio de Janeiro, 26 May (Argus) - Major oil producers in Brazil are starting to diversify their export strategies in anticipation of an expected leap in exports to around 2.6mn b/d in 2026, from 798,000 b/d in 2016.
Fabiane Lopes holds her daughter, Valentina at their home in Duque de Caxias, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. Valentina's mother was pregnant when she became infected with the Zika virus and her daughter was born with ...
Waves batter the incline near the site of a collapsed section of a bicycle path in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
When Rio de Janeiro resident Davi Moreira goes to Brazil's famous Ipanema beach, he always has a splashingly good time. The 22-year-old is a wannabe ...
Europartner is a full service accounting firm, specialized in the support of foreign companies wishing to enter the Brazilian market.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - I've got a lot riding on Brazil. I moved here in 1991 for a brief four-year stay and ended up staying.
Since epidemiological week (EW) 1 to EW 19 of 2017, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, and Suriname have reported suspected and confirmed yellow fever cases.
Mojitos may not be native to Brazil but this little hostel, named after the Cuban cocktail, fits nicely into Rio life. It is in a townhouse on ... The hot drinks, juices, cold cuts and cereal served in the mornings make up a typical Brazilian buffet ...
A Federal PRosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning," confirming an AP report from February: Many of the venues are empty, boarded up, and have no ...
Fabiane Lopes, 33, holds her daughter, Valentina, at their home in Duque de Caxias, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. Valentina's mother was pregnant when she became infected with the Zika virus and her daughter was born with ...
Rio de Janeiro - A Latin American competitor to Uber - 99 - has raised $100 million from SoftBank of Japan to fuel growth, the Brazilian start-up's chief executive says. SoftBank will become a minority shareholder in the privately held 99, as the ...
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, who visited the under reconstruction stadium of Moscow Dynamo football club, expressed hope that in a match marking the opening of the arena a club from Brazil will play. "It would be nice if in the stadium's ...
Rio de Janeiro's police Department investigates the case of a German tourist killed in the western part of the city. The victim is Christoph Josef Humpf, a 36-year-old financial consultant.
(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File). FILE - This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, the historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A Federal PRosecutor looking into l.
Rio de Janeiro, Rio News, Brazil News, bossa nova, show Tuesday's Rio Nightlife Pick - On Tuesday night try one of the most traditional bossa nova venues to enjoy the enchanting music of Flavia Dantas.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - AUGUST 10: Gold medalist Kyle Chalmers of Australia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 10, ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - police in Rio have been investigating the death of a German tourist since yesterday, Monday, May 22nd.
FILE - This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, the historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A Federal PRosecutor looking... (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File) More.
Because while you may have heard about the Amazon or the stunning beaches of Rio de Janeiro, you have probably also heard that Brazil has high crime, was swept by a Zika outbreak and that its politicians have concocted the largest graft scheme in Latin ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Four days after the news broke of JBS executive Joesley Batista's audio recording, Brazil's president Michel Temer met on Sunday (May 21st) night at the Alvorada Palace with ministers and government leaders in an effort to sure ...
At the FIVB Rio Open on Sunday, as the men's team of Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt and the women's pair of Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda Lisboa ...


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