Translation from English

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Rio Times

Rollé Olímpico Skating and Cultural Event in Rio’s Flamengo Park

Rollé Olímpico Skating and Cultural Event in Rio’s Flamengo Park
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring eight hours of cultural programming including skateboarding events and competitions, workshops, DJs, live music, live painting, and food trucks, the Rollé Olímpico event will be held from 9AM to 5PM at the pista de skate do Parque do Flamengo (skate park of Flamengo […]

Impeached Rousseff Still Able to Hold Political Office in Brazil

Impeached Rousseff Still Able to Hold Political Office in Brazil
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday Dilma Rousseff was impeached by the Brazilian senate. The controversy that arose after the impeachment vote however, was not about Rousseff being ousted from the presidency but the fact that the senate also voted to allow her to maintain her political rights, and […]

Brazil’s Industrial Production Stable in July, Negative for 2016

Brazil’s Industrial Production Stable in July, Negative for 2016
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The industrial production in Brazil remained virtually stable in July, increasing only 0.1 percent in relation to June, the fifth consecutive increase in production, according to data from the IBGE (Brazilian Statistical Bureau). Although the country’s industrial production registers an accumulated growth of 3.7 percent […]

Underconstruction Party Welcomes Richie Hawtin on September 2nd

Underconstruction Party Welcomes Richie Hawtin on September 2nd
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Friday, September 2nd, the Underconstruction party will celebrate the upcoming opening of a new branch of the D-Edge club in Rio de Janeiro’s Porto Maravilha. Taking place in the construction area for the venue, the party and its creator, DJ and music producer […]

Brazil Unveils Guide for Tourists With Disabilities

Brazil Unveils Guide for Tourists With Disabilities
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Inside of one week to the start of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism unveiled on Wednesday, August 31st, a guide to help welcome tourists with disabilities to Brazil, titled Dicas Para Atender Bem Turistas com Deficiência (Tips for Better Serving Disabled Tourists). […]

Rousseff’s Impeachment Sparks Reactions in Brazil and Abroad

Rousseff’s Impeachment Sparks Reactions in Brazil and Abroad
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Reaction to former President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment on Wednesday (August 31st) came swiftly, both from within Brazil as well as from foreign nations. Abroad, a few Latin American countries criticized the decision to oust Rousseff, but not all reaction was negative. In São Paulo, violence […]

Brazil’s 2017 Budget Bill Calls for Deficit of R$139.99 Billion

Brazil’s 2017 Budget Bill Calls for Deficit of R$139.99 Billion
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Minutes after the ceremony that installed Michel Temer as Brazil’s new president, part of his economic team was already submitting to Congress the 2017 budget bill that includes some privatizations, limited spending and important structural reforms like in the country’s pension system. Yet even with […]

Paralympians Arrive Ready for 2016 Rio Paralympics

Paralympians Arrive Ready for 2016 Rio Paralympics
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With one week to go before the start of the much-anticipated 2016 Rio Paralympics, some of the best para-athletes in the world began arriving in the Olympic Village in Barra da Tijuca on Wednesday, August 31st. By day’s end, officials estimated some 2,500 athletes, trainers, […]

Government Provides R$40 Million to Produce 34 Films in Brazil

Government Provides R$40 Million to Produce 34 Films in Brazil
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brasil de Todas as Telas (All Screens of Brazil) program supported by the Agência Nacional do Cinema (National Cinema Agency, or ANCINE) announced yesterday, Wednesday, August 31st, that they will invest R$40 million in the production of 34 new feature films this year. While […]

Analysts Doubt Rousseff’s Impeachment will Fix Brazil

Analysts Doubt Rousseff’s Impeachment will Fix Brazil
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After months of debates, accusations and justifications, Brazil’s senate is expected to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday. Although many say that the ousting of Brazil’s first woman president will improve the country’s economic and political situation, others are not as confident. “What we […]

Advertising

The Rio Times, Rio de Janeiro’s only Local News source in English, reaches a highly desirable audience demographic for Marketers. By advertising with us you will reach a target market that is; well educated, progressive, with significant disposable income. With a respected English language news source, marketers are able to; create awareness, establish trust, and build brand resonance in a unique way. To find out more about marketing opportunities with The Rio Times, please see our Advertising page.

Search in Archive

- See more at: http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/tag/brazil-news/#sthash.RcZCGv7I.dpuf