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Monday, May 30, 2016

Rio Times

Brazil Financial Institutions Project Inflation of 7.06 Percent for Year

Brazil Financial Institutions Project Inflation of 7.06 Percent for Year
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The projection of financial institutions in Brazil for inflation, measured by the National Index of Consumer Price (IPCA) this year was adjusted from 7.04 percent to 7.06 percent according to government news sources. For next year, in 2017, the estimate remains at 5.50 percent since […]

Rio’s Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz Park Reopens in Ipanema

Rio’s Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz Park Reopens in Ipanema
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday morning, May 28th, after years of construction due to the new Metro line 4 extension, the Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz (Our Lady of Peace Park) reopened in Ipanema. The gates of the square, which was delivered as directed by the Institute Rio […]

Live Jazz in Rio Returns to The Maze on Friday, June 3rd

Live Jazz in Rio Returns to The Maze on Friday, June 3rd
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The well-known Rio de Janeiro jazz club, The Maze in Tavares Bastos will continue to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its monthly live jazz sessions with a new edition on Friday, June 3rd. Taking place on the first Friday of every month, the live […]

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Unveils the Hospitality Houses

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Unveils the Hospitality Houses
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Olympic committee recently announced the return of the popular Olympic hospitality houses for the Rio 2016 Games to be held from August 5th to 21st. More than thirty countries will have thematic hospitality houses in various prime locations throughout the city. Athletes, officials, invited […]

Rio’s Três Picos State Park Prepares for Holiday Hikers

Rio’s Três Picos State Park Prepares for Holiday Hikers
By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Parque Estadual dos Três Picos (PETP, or the State Park of the Three Peaks) in Rio de Janeiro’s Região Serrana has been preparing for this four-day holiday weekend of Corpus Christi which began on Thursday (May 26th) and runs through Sunday (May 29th). Each […]

Swedish Rekorderlig Cider Arrives in Brazil: Sponsored

Swedish Rekorderlig Cider Arrives in Brazil: Sponsored
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Born in Sweden, Rek-order-lig (as it is pronounced) was the labor of love of Swedish married couple Anders and Helén and their friend Håkan twenty years ago. Today it is distributed internationally and in 2016 has been making a splash in Rio, thanks to the […]

Secret Recordings Cause Political Turbulence in Brazil

Secret Recordings Cause Political Turbulence in Brazil
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With new segments of the secret recordings made by Sergio Machado, former president of Transpetro, being made public, Brazilian politicians are trying to explain comments and restate their commitment to the Lava Jato (Carwash) mega corruption investigation. President of the Senate, Renan Calheiros, tried once […]

Australian Backpacker Disappears from Airport in Rio de Janeiro

Australian Backpacker Disappears from Airport in Rio de Janeiro
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Australian traveler Rye Hunt appears to have disappeared from the Rio International airport on Saturday, May 21st, and has not been seen or in contact with friends or family since. Hunt, age 25, was traveling with a friend on their way to Bolivia, and reportedly […]

Brazil Sees Foreign Spending and Tourism Boost in First Quarter

Brazil Sees Foreign Spending and Tourism Boost in First Quarter
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In contrast to most of the recent negative financial news from Brazil, on Tuesday, May 24th, the Central Bank released positive figures from the foreign spending sector. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the Central Bank data shows that spending by international visitors grew by […]

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Returns to Rio de Janeiro on June 2nd

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Returns to Rio de Janeiro on June 2nd
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Known for blending jazz with everything from hip hop to funk to rock, the eight-piece Chicago-based group Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) will return to Rio de Janeiro to perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa on Thursday, June 2nd. Also known as “Bad Boys […]
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