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ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro ordered shops closed in one of its biggest slums early Thursday, defying efforts to restore order to the city's vast shantytowns and renewing safety concerns in Brazil as it prepares to host...
Reuters* Production-sharing auction to be 1st under 2010 law * Sale to offer some of most promising offshore areas * Govt. include giant Libra prospect in sale -GloboNews RIO DE JANEIRO, May 23 (Reuters) - Brazil will hold an auction for rights to explore...
Brazil: Whether it's a cultural experience or slum tourism, many tourists now add a trip to Rio de Janeiro's infamous favelas, or shantytowns, to their itineraries. Before 2010, the low-income hilltop neighborhoods were dangerous places controlled by drug...
Reuters* Stevedores at Santos and Rio de Janeiro ports on strike * Stevedores at Paranagua call off strike; port returns to normal * Congress to resume debate over port reform bill Wednesday SAO PAULO, May 15 (Reuters) - Stevedores at Brazil's Santos and...
Tags: Labor Disputes, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, U.S. Congress, Elections
Reuters* Output falls from Petrobras, Shell, Statoil-run fields * BG Group surpasses Statoil to become No. 2 producer RIO DE JANEIRO, May 3 (Reuters) - Brazil's output of oil and natural gas fell in March to its lowest level in more than 3-1/2 years, as...
Reuters* Priest defends homosexuality, open marriages * Excommunication follows warnings to toe Church line By Paulo Prada RIO DE JANEIRO, April 30 (Reuters) - The Catholic Church has excommunicated a Brazilian priest after he defended homosexuality, open...
ReutersLONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - Quick, cheap and chock full of flavor, street food gives hungry passers-by a lot to love in locales around the world. Trying the local open-air fare is also a key ingredient to sampling any city's culture. That's why online...
Tags: Michelin Group, China, Japan, Sandwiches, Chestnuts
Just this once, I wish I could write with pictures instead of words. That would make it easier to explain why the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died Wednesday at 104, was one of my heroes. Not for his politics, of course — he was, to the...
Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
World NowSAO PAULO, Brazil -– As authorities move to bring some of Rio de Janeiro’s worst slums under their control, the leader of a powerful drug-trafficking gang there has announced he wants to turn over his weapons and the territory he commands to...
KTLA NewsRIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (KTLA) -- A 24-year-old man in Brazil is fortunate to be alive after he was impaled with a metal bar through his head. A six-foot metal bar fell from the fifth floor of a building and pierced the construction worker's head....
THE BEST WAY TO RIO DE JANEIRO From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Rio is offered on American, United, Delta, US Airways, COPA and LAN Airlines. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $958, including taxes and fees. For visa requirements,...
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