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Monday, May 9, 2016

Rio Times

Decisive Week for Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff

Decisive Week for Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Senate opens up a decisive week for President Dilma Rousseff on Monday, with Senate president, Renan Calheiros scheduled to read Friday’s decision by a special commission, which voted in favor of opening up an impeachment process against Rousseff. Last week’s decision leads Rousseff […]

Atos de Fala Festival Returns to Rio May 13th through 22nd

Atos de Fala Festival Returns to Rio May 13th through 22nd
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The third edition of the Atos de Fala (Acts of Speech) festival will take place at Rio de Janeiro’s Oi Futuro Ipanema and the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) from May 13th through 22nd. The festival, which is known for exploring the relationships […]

Cultural Program for Rio 2016 Olympics Celebrates ​​Diversity

Cultural Program for Rio 2016 Olympics Celebrates ​​Diversity
By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cultural Program for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, was launched May 4th at Rio de Janeiro’s National Library and hopes to share Brazilian diversity with the world. The program is an initiative directed by the Ministry of Culture, with the support of Rio 2016 […]

Vasco Wins 2016 Campeonato Carioca in 1×1 Draw with Botafogo

Vasco Wins 2016 Campeonato Carioca in 1×1 Draw with Botafogo
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, May 8th, in the second of two final matches in the 2016 Campeonato Carioca championship, Vasco da Gama tied with Botafogo to win the state championship. Unlikely hero, defender Rafael Vaz, scored the tying goal in the second half for Vasco, extending its […]

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 […]