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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Rio Times

Rekorderlig Cider Sponsors The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party

Rekorderlig Cider Sponsors The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party will be held today (Saturday, May 7th) from 3PM to 10PM in Ipanema at the Casa Mosquito, with support from Rekorderlig Cider. The Swedish brand has extended their distribution from London to New York, Auckland and Sydney, and now […]

Last Day to Audition for Rio 2016 Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Last Day to Audition for Rio 2016 Opening and Closing Ceremonies
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Today is the last day to audition to be part of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing ceremonies, after a special extension was added to the schedule. The original deadline for auditions was April 31st, but on request the team at Cerimônias […]

New Compilation of Brazilian Electronic and Experimental Music

New Compilation of Brazilian Electronic and Experimental Music
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Collecting the best of electronic and experimental music in Brazil, Hy Brazil Vol 10: New Music From Brazil 2016, the tenth and final volume of the Hy Brazil compilation series, was recently released online. Curated by cultural producer Chico Dub, the album consists of […]

Belo Horizonte: Experience a Food-Lover’s City in Brazil

Belo Horizonte: Experience a Food-Lover’s City in Brazil
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Famous for its rustic fare, the food of Minas Gerais can be found in many of Brazil’s big cities. To get a taste of the real deal however, visit the state’s capital Belo Horizonte. As well as having a thriving food scene, covering everything […]

Risk Agency Further Downgrades Brazil’s Credit Rating

Risk Agency Further Downgrades Brazil’s Credit Rating
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After withdrawing Brazil’s investment grade ranking in December, risk classification agency, Fitch, once again lowered the country’s credit rating, now from BB+ to BB. According to the risk agency the country remains in negative perspective, and more downward revisions may occur. “The downgrade of Brazil’s […]

Casa Mosquito Set to Host The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party

Casa Mosquito Set to Host The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party will be held on Saturday, May 7th, from 3PM to 10PM in Ipanema, and already has over three hundred people interested in attending. This is no doubt in part because of the amazing location at Casa Mosquito, the boutique […]

Lapalê Literature and Culture Festival Returns to Lapa

Lapalê Literature and Culture Festival Returns to Lapa
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Bringing writers, artists, and historians together, the Lapalê festival will return to Praça dos Arcos (Arcos da Lapa) for its second edition on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th. This edition of the festival once again will feature a book fair, book launches, […]

Brazil’s Chamber Speaker is Suspended From Congress

Brazil’s Chamber Speaker is Suspended From Congress
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Supreme Court has approved a request by the country’s Prosecutor General, Rodrigo Janot, and has suspended Chamber of Deputies Speaker, Eduardo Cunha from his duties as legislator. Cunha is said to have received the order early on Thursday morning at his residence in Brasilia. […]

Inflation Index for Brazil’s Low-income Families Outpacing Country

Inflation Index for Brazil’s Low-income Families Outpacing Country
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Today, May 5th, the Getulio Vargas Foundation released the Brazilian inflation index rates showing that the Consumer Price Index – Class 1 (IPC-C1), which measures the change in prices of goods and services, for families with incomes between 1 and 2.5 minimum monthly wages, rose […]

Samarco, Vale, BHP to Pay R$155B for Dam Burst in Brazil

Samarco, Vale, BHP to Pay R$155B for Dam Burst in Brazil
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Ministerio Publico Federal – MPF (Federal Prosecutors Office) in Brazil has filed a civil suit against Samarco mining company and its controllers, Brazilian Vale and Anglo-Australian BHP Billiton for R$155 billion for the damages caused when a dam burst in early November of 2015, […]