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Since July 2017, 35 cases of yellow fever have been confirmed in Brazil, 20 of them in Sao Paulo state and three in Rio de Janeiro state, according to ... Even before the WHO announcement, Brazilian media were reporting long lines at health centers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday morning.
... at Aterro do Flamengo. Starting at 4PM, the bloco brings a repertoire dedicated to Afro Brazilian rhythms, specially Maracatu, from Pernambuco (Brazil's Northeast). Aterro do Flamengo (in front of Bar Belmonte) - Flamengo. Check the event for further details. Rio News, Brazil News, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Officials in Rio have announced yesterday (Thursday, January 11th) that there will be 28 new blocos authorized this year for Carnival. In total, 464 blocos will be approved, with 600 parades (some happen multiple times). Riotur president, Marcelo Alves, Carnival, Rio de Janeiro ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - After positive results from the New Year's Eve holiday in Rio, there is optimism in the hotel industry for Carnival this year, with Brazilian Association of the Hotel Industry of the State of Rio (ABIH-RJ) predicting 85 percent occupancy. Hotel occupancy rates in Rio increase, Rio de ...

By Janet Tappin Coelho in Rio de Janeiro ... GANG warfare in Brazil has reached new heights, with gangsters seen firing powerful high velocity weapons into the sky near Rio airport in a ... Rio, which has a population of over six million people, is Brazil's most visited city and is popular with British tourists.
Brazilian environmentalists are trying to figure out why more than 80 dolphins have been found dead in a bay west of Rio de Janeiro. Eighty-eight dead dolphins have been retrieved from the Bay of Sepetiba, about 45 miles from Rio de Janeiro, in the last 18 days, Leonardo Flach, a biologist and the chief ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - An often overlooked attraction among expatriates and even Cariocas, is that Rio de Janeiro offers excellent libraries spread across the city. Whether one feels like working in a new environment or simply enjoying a book at a silent venue, some the best reading rooms with free ...
Brazilian women break taboo to talk about illegal abortions ... during the annual "Slut Walk" along Copacabana beac in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... But amid a rising tide of conservatism in Brazil and concerns that abortion will become further restricted, women are coming out of the shadows to tell their stories ...
The Reveillon, the traditional New Year's Eve bash in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, drew 707,000 tourists, of whom 93,000 were foreign visitors, to iconic Copacabana Beach, the culture Ministry said Wednesday. The total visitor figure was up 11.4 percent on New Year's Eve 2017, compared to the ...
Partiers gather around Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour for an impressive fireworks display each year, and organizers are planning the most spectacular celebration to date to conclude 2017. During the hour leading up to the fireworks extravaganza, rooftops around the Harbour will launch 'shooting stars' to ...
The faithful carry offerings for Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a ceremony that is part of traditional New Year's celebrations on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Hundreds of practitioners of Brazil's Afro-Brazilian Candomble and Umbanda faiths have gathered at Rio ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The Military police (MP) in Rio de Janeiro will suspend vacations to ensure 12,752 police officers and 1,393 vehicles are employed to guarantee public safety for the New Year's Eve event, from 8AM on Sunday (December 31st) until the following day (January 1st), according to ...
28 de diciembre de 2017, 00:18Rio de Janeiro, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The noNGOvernmental organization (NGO) Rio de Paz paid tribute to 132 police officers killed during 2017, a year considered one of the most violent in recent times. Antonio Carlos Costa, founder of the NGO, said that this is a way of ...
He added that "for the first time the country is being governed by a coup government responsible for tearing up 54 million votes" in favor of former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and is "only welcomed by the market in order to sell Brazil." With several bills aimed at loosening firearm controls circulating ...
Rogerio 157 allegedly ran major drug operations in Rocinha, one of Rio's largest slums (known in Brazil as favelas). According to Brazilian media, Rogerio 157 ruled over impoverished neighborhoods like a war lord, rather than merely a drug trafficker. police photos published in a local newspaper ...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The National Extended consumer Price Index (IPCA), the country's official inflation, closed in 2017 with a cumulative high of 2.95 ... The data was released today (January 10th), in Rio de Janeiro, by the Brazilian Institute of geography and Statistics (IBGE) and indicates that in ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - With Rio's scorching summer sun and crowded beaches, this time of year can drive some Cariocas and even visitors a bit ... and history: the name "Cachoeira das Almas" (The Souls' Waterfall) alludes to the Afro Brazilian rituals that former slaves used to practice in the area.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - A report by major Brazilian news outlet O Globo stated that 2018 should see the real estate market turn around for the country as a whole. However experts in the field also say that Rio de Janeiro may only stabilize next year, in 2019. Rio's Zona Oeste neighborhood of Barra da ...
A member of a samba school parades along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. musicians and members from Rio de Janeiro's top 13 samba schools paraded in an event aimed at promo... A member of a samba school parades along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Musicians and ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Recently appointed British Consul General Simon Wood has shared his plans for the next four years in an exclusive interview with The Rio ... Adding, "That unpredictability is a major challenge for us all (I wouldn't dare to try and predict the Brazilian 2018 election outcomes!)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - According to the latest FipeZap Residential Rental Index, which tracks residential rental listings across Brazil's fifteen largest ... However, when factoring in the month's inflation rate of 0.28 percent, as measured by by the IPCA/IBGE (National consumer Price Index/Brazilian ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - For Australians wishing to visit the Cidade Maravilhosa, trekking out to their local Brazilian consulate to wait in ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - As summer gets closer, Rio's high temperatures are a great excuse to visit the State's mountain range, like the ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Last week, Rio State Assembly ("ALERJ") voted, 39 to 19, to release three of its officers from jail, where they had ...
Hip hop met Rio de Janeiro and never stepped back ... may seem like an unlikely location -- beneath a highway overpass in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... of soul line dances, which feature hybrid Brazilian American dance steps.
A little more than a year since Rio de Janeiro hosted a largely ... were killed across Brazil, according to data compiled by Brazilian Forum on ...
Rio de Janeiro -- For teachers in this seaside megacity, Rio de ... people killed across Brazil, according to data compiled by Brazilian Forum ...
Rio de Janeiro is not only about paradise beaches and samba goddesses. ... The work depicts a Tajapo boy from Brazil, a Mursi woman from Ethiopia, a Kayin ... Eduardo Kobra, a world-renowned Brazilian Graffiti artist, studied the features of ...
A luxury vacation to Brazil can cost a king's ransom or be easier on the ... tips, Ms. Gillmore said, and a luxurious Brazilian getaway can be had for a ... at an upscale beachfront hotel in Rio de Janeiro because the price for a ...
More than one-fifth of Brazil's 2016 police killings occurred in the State of Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the Summer Olympics last year.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - According to data released Monday, October 30th, from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), the General Index ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Representatives from the oil industry's heavyweights were in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, October 27th, as Brazil ...
The law was signed in the presence of Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Marcelo Crivella, who introduced the bill in Congress when he was still a ...
... Faces Backlash for Posing With Rio de Janeiro police in a Brazilian favela ... Madonna was recently in Rio de Janeiro and posted a photo of ...
The talent manager--who works with celebs like Madonna and U2--and the Brazilian model tied the knot again today in Rio de Janeiro, ...
Picture yourself at Rio de Janeiro's lavish Carnival parades, street parties and samba competitions on a five-day tour of Brazil with Southern ...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Late Friday, October 6th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it had taken the unprecedented ...
Rio de Janeiro -- "Edge of Desire," a popular prime-time soap opera ... There have been some notable victories for gay and transgender people in Brazilian courts, ... Pabllo Vittar on stage during a show in Goiania, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - About 1,000 Brazilian police and soldiers early Friday began a large-scale operation to hunt drug traffickers linked to recent violence in ...
Hundreds of Brazilian police and military troops swept through a neighborhood in northern Rio de Janeiro on Friday as part of efforts to combat ...
The Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is home to more than .... of the "coup" as it is being referred to in the Brazilian press is harder to say ...
Rio de Janeiro (Reuters) - Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers poured into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum on Friday in a bid to help the ...
Dead whale washes up on Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach ... A dead whale on the shore of Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro -- The Brazilian police shot and killed a Spanish tourist in a neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro on Monday after the car she ...
Brazil's Latest Outbreak of Drug Gang Violence Highlights the Real ... The Brazilian military occupies the Rochina favela in Rio de Janeiro in ...
One of Brazil's largest favelas has been under siege for more than a week as ... On September 17, gunfire erupted in Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha ...
In 2014, there were 59,627 homicides in Brazil, marking a 21.9% ... Brazilian states, Rio de Janeiro has attracted international attention for its ...
The Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is home to more than .... Brazilian northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, on January 15, 2017.


 

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