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Rio Carnaval Parade Celebrating the Amazon Indians Leaves Big Farm Livid

Rio’s Carnaval festivities were threatened this year by a spat pitting a well-known parade ...

Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...

Six Months and US$ 2.3 Billion Later, Rio Olympic Venues Abandoned and in Ruins

Buildings have been abandoned, swimming pools are empty, garbage and broken sports equipment can ...

In Brazil, Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio

Despite an announcement by the government that the state of Espírito Santos, in southeastern ...

Now What, Rio?

In less than one week, the final curtain will be drawn on the 2016 ...

A Legacy of Rio Olympics: 4,000 Families Evicted

The official website for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games proclaims on its ...

Rio’s Top Cop Toppled After Tough Judge Is Killed by Police

Rio de Janeiro states’s military police chief has resigned amid a scandal that linked ...

Overcrowding and Lack of Maintenance Leave 5 Dead in Rio’s Charming Trolley Car

The Santa Teresa trolley car, one of Rio de Janeiro’s postcard attractions, had an ...