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4 hrs ago | GPB.org
Evangelical Christians hold their hands out in prayer during the annual March for Jesus in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2013.
6 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking
Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras halted production at its PNA-1 platform off the coast of the southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro after a fire broke out and oily water spilled, the Sindipetro NF oil workers union said Thursday.
10 hrs ago | Inter Press Service
In the evening she makes the long trek back up. For 25 years, Souza has lived at the top of the Morro Vidigal favela or shantytown, located in the middle of one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro.
To my 1000th I choose that one since Jesus Statue is the most famous place in Rio.
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Steep falls on US and European bourses spell trouble for the open, with the Aussie falling to two-month lows ahead of key Chinese factory data.
Brazil's BNDES development bank will allow solar developers to import photovoltaic cells until 2020 as part of efforts to spur domestic solar manufacturing capacity.
"Rio 2" is the second surprise movie and the final film in Classic Cinemas' Wednesday Morning Movie Series on August 6th.
On Tuesday night, Yelpers in Rio de Janeiro got together at Cerveja Social Clube to get a taste of Jeffrey, a locally brewed beer so tasty even non-beer fans found themselves loving it! Also on the menu: Kwak, a Belgian Special Ale that dates back to 1791, and some delicious feijoada snacks that had everyone licking their fingers.
Her October funeral served as its centerpiece. Famie is a 10-time Emmy-winning filmmaker.
Residents paint buildings at the Dona Marta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 1, 2010.
In this June 6, 2014, file photo, a referee uses vanishing spray during a referee's training session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A Brazilian antivirus service provider in partnership with a Chinese company on Tuesday launched brand new versions of its flagship products in Latin America.
The National Transportation Agency authorized last week a six percent increase in toll cost of Rio-Niteroi Bridge and the President Dutra Highway , beginning August 1st.
Street art in Rio gives new meaning to the expression 'painting the town' with the vast number of scrawls and spray paintings that color the city.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:31 pm
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