Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel Newswire

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel Newswire

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  1. Travellers reveal the places they will NEVER visit againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Daily Star

    When vacation days are scarce , it can always be disappointing when you visit a place that is a bit lacklustre. With the rise of Instagram and travel bloggers who can make any destination look enticing it's easy enough to be fooled into thinking somewhere is idyllic.


  2. Brazil has great beaches; here are 8 of the bestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | CNN

    Brazil and beaches go together like bossa nova and "The Girl From Ipanema," which, of course, put the country on the map as a hub of sun and sand and the eternally tanned and lovely. With 4,650 miles of mostly tropical coastline, Brazil can lay claim to one of the biggest collections of balmy shores on the planet, little of it known outside the largest country in South America.


  3. Rio Organizers Look To IOC For Help Settling $40 Million DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Brazilian organizers are seeking help from the International Olympic Committee in the form of financial assistance to settle millions of dollars in loans. In an article that appeared in the The New York Times from the Associated Press , creditors are reportedly still owed 130 million reals, or $40 million, from the Olympic Games that were hosted last summer.


  4. Rio Rivals Flamengo and Fluminense Unite to Find Maracana AlternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The Rio Times

    Heated Rio de Janeiro rivals, Flamengo and Fluminense, came together on Wednesday, July 5th, releasing a joint statement indicating that the two clubs would unite to find home stadium alternatives to the increasingly untenable MaracanA Stadium. With iconic MaracanA Stadium becoming increasingly economically unfeasible, two of Brazil's biggest clubs are working together to construct new home stadiums, photo by Wikimedia Creative Commons License.


  5. Federal Police Investigate Rio's Public Transport CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Rio Times

    The federal police in Brazil continued to serve arrest and search and seize orders in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday morning, as part of an on-going investigation into the city's public transportation system. Federal police take Fetranspor president in for questioning on Monday as part of Ponto Final operation,TA nia RAago/AgAancia Brasil.


  6. Brazilian port where slaves arrived close to UNESCO statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Egypt Today

    Rio de Janeiro - 1 July 2017:The worn paving stones discovered under a thick layer of modern concrete in Rio de Janeiro don't look like much at first. But it was here that some million slaves from Africa took their first steps in Brazil.


  7. Brazil Olympic Committee Announces Training Sites for Tokyo 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Rio Times

    Though it's still three years away, the Brazilian Olympic Committee just officially announced it has reached an agreement with the Japan Olympic Committee and Tokyo city officials for six training facilities in Tokyo for Brazilian athletes in the 2020 Games. At a signing ceremony in Tokyo, Brazilian Olympic Committee chairman, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, announced the six sites that will be used by Team Brazil during the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, photo courtesy of the Brazilian Olympic Committee.


  8. Brazilian super-volunteer is back _ at her 2nd Confed CupRead the original story

    Monday Jun 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    " She has worked at the World Cup, European Championship, Olympic Games and the Confederations Cup. A high-ranking sports official? Mathilde Molla, a 54-year old Brazilian photography professor, developed a passion for volunteering at international tournaments after her first event in the 2013 Confederations Cup in her native country.


  9. Botafogo Bay, Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | TrekEarth

    Hello, Stella... This is a place I visited just a couple of months ago. Your photo of the scenery of Rio is from a better POV tban any that I took.


  10. Alert - Yellow Fever in BrazilRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Note: This travel notice was updated on April 13, 2017, to include additional information about areas affected by the outbreak. The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever.


  11. MVNO Monday: a guide to the week's virtual operator developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica has extended its Tuenti sub-brand to Guatemala. Tuenti aims to provide an end-to-end digital experience, with a key focus on its over-the-top multi-platform app that increases customer engagement.


  12. Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho meets AdrianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Daily Mail

    When visiting Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, there are just some things you have to do such as hiking up to see Christ the Redeemer or taking a stroll down Copacabana Beach. Liverpool stars Philippe Coutinho and Alberto Moreno have done both of those things already, so, obviously, the next thing on the list was to meet up with none other than former Inter Milan striker Adriano.


  13. Why Don't Men Take Women Seriously In Sailing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Shape

    Waiting in the hotel lobby of Bermuda's Hamilton Princess & Beach Club on Sunday morning, Cecilia "Ceci" Wollmann could easily pass for one of the teens who celebrated prom here the night before. But any faint sign of bags under the 19-year-old's eyes is less likely from late-night partying than from training extra hard for the 2017 Red Bull Youth America's Cup .


  14. Rio's Once Sought-After Vila Pan-Americana Continues to DeteriorateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Rio Times

    According to various news outlets, conditions at Rio's Vila Pan-Americana , the residential apartment complex in Barra da Tijuca originally built for the athletes of the 2007 Rio Pan-American Games, have deteriorated to such a degree that sunken streets, huge craters, falling guardrails, cracked structures, and exposed sewer and gas pipes have become commonplace. Huge craters have become commonplace at Rio's Vila Pan-Americana apartment complex in Barra da Tijuca, internet photo reproduction.


  15. Rio Arch-rivals Flamengo and Fluminense in 2 -2 Draw at MaracanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Rio Times

    On Sunday, June 18th, Rio arch-rivals Flamengo and Fluminense faced off in the eighth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro , SA rie A, at iconic MaracanA Stadium. In an intense and emotional battle, a last minute goal from Miguel Trauco saved the Rubro-Negra from certain defeat, securing the 2-2 draw.


  16. Awareness Day Brings to Light Abuse of Elderly in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Rio Times

    Violence against the elderly is an important health problem throughout the world, according to the World Health Organization . In Brazil, media outlets reported on Thursday, World Elderly Abuse Aware Day, many cases of abandonment and hardships faced by the elderly in the country.


  17. Blue Note Jazz Club to Open in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Billboard

    The Brazil location is the first in South America, and can be seen as a capstone of Blue Note Entertainment Company's ongoing interest in Latin music and Latin American destinations. A Blue Note Jazz Club is set to open in Rio de Janeiro in August.


  18. Diversity and International Innovation at LBSRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | The GMAT Club Journal

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students , offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Bruna Moreira... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Bruna: I am from Brazil and I lived and studied my whole life there.


  19. Organizers May Cancel the 2018 Carnival Samba School Parades in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Rio Times

    In a surprising move, the Independent League of Samba Schools announced on Wednesday night that if the League is unable to receive subsidies from the city of Rio de Janeiro, the world's most famous samba parades will be cancelled for Carnival 2018. Rio's Samba school association, LIESA, threatens to cancel 2018 Carnival samba school parade competition if city cuts funding, photo by Fernando Grilli/Riotur.


  20. Council hail Scunthorpe LEGO exhibition as a success 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | This Is Scunthorpe

    Warren Elsmore pictured with the LEGO model of St Pancras Railway station in London at the 20/21 Visual Arts Centre,... It closes on Tuesday and a spokesman for the local authority said over 10,000 people have visited the exhibition - a third of a year's worth of visitors at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre in Church Square. Artist Warren Elsmore and his tea have carefully recreated iconic buildings and landmarks from around the world entirely out of this beloved children's toy.