Brazil

  • TheRioTimes
  • 22 hours ago

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The PT candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, Fernando Haddad, will spend part of today (October 19th) in Rio de Janeiro where his opponent Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) lives. The PT candidate has a meeting with researchers, professors and students in the areas of science […]

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  • 23 hours ago

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Throughout October, the ‘Museu de Arte do Rio’ (Rio’s Museum of Art), or MAR, has been transforming itself into a ‘lugar de criança’ (place for children) every weekend. This Saturday, October 20th, and Sunday, October 21st are almost the last chances to visit this special […]

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  • 1 day ago

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Today, October 19th, Brazil has created the Rede Nacional de Trilhas de Longo Curso e Conectividade (National Network of Long-Course and Connection Trails), formed by four main corridors connecting natural landscapes in the country where millions of people can hike. The expectation is that in […]

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  • 1 day ago

We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: Bailarico @ Centro Cultural Carioca (Centro) – Bailarico is an intimate night of peace and love and plenty of music! While the election season is reaching fever pitch, now […]

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  • 2 days ago

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The controversial right-wing presidential candidate in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, continues to hold a wide lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad. In the second poll for the October 28th runoff from Ibope, Bolsonaro has 59 percent of voter intentions while Haddad has 41 percent. In […]

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  • 2 days ago

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From Wednesday, October 17th, until Wednesday, October 31st, CCBB ‘Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil’ (Bank of Brazil Cultural Center) Rio will be screening the most complete retrospective of French film-maker Philippe Garrel ever held in Brazil. Philippe Garrel is widely regarded as one of the […]

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  • 2 days ago

We have the top three picks for this Thursday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. PARTY: Sonoro’s Especial: Cardi B vs Nicki Minaj @ La Esquina (Lapa) – Sonoro is taking the current feud between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B for a night out on […]

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  • 3 days ago

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police (PF) in Brazil launched Operation Hipster today (Wednesday, October 17th) from Curitiba, to arrest those responsible for the production and distribution of ecstasy in several states of Brazil. The name ‘Operation Hipster’ is a not-so-subtle allusion to the target of the operation. […]

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  • 3 days ago

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, October 16th, Brazil’s men’s national football club (seleção) defeated longtime rivals Argentina in dramatic fashion as Miranda headed home the winning goal in stoppage time to give the seleção the 1-0 win in a match dubbed the Saudi Superclasico in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. […]

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  • 3 days ago

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those of us looking to celebrate the biggest festival of beer in the world, but without a plane ticket to Munich or indeed a time machine (the actual festival takes place during the run-up to October), there are plenty of options this October in […]