Tag: Rio de Janeiro

Brazilians of All Creeds Go to Sea to Celebrate African Deity Iemanjá

Dolls, roses, herbs-of-grace, white palm leaves, and a lot of fruit lent their colors ...

Rio's building collapse

3 Dead, 20 Disappeared: Rio’s Buildings Collapse Evokes Scenes of 9/11

In Rio, last night, at around 8:30 pm, a 21-story building collapsed following what ...

Road destroyed in Rio by waters

First Minas, Now Brazil Floods Spread to Rio and São Paulo

Rosinha Garotinho, the mayor of the town of Campos de Goytacazes, in the state ...

Rio manhole after explosion

An Explosive Situation in Rio: Manholes Detonating Like Bombs

Once again this week a manhole in the center of Rio, on the corner ...

Rio, Brazil, on the Run as One of World’s Seven Wonders. You Can Vote.

In July next year Swiss foundation New Seven Wonders is going to announce the ...

Cruise Liners Discover Brazil: A Quarter Million Tourists in 2006

The city of Rio de Janeiro, in the southeast of Brazil, is becoming one of ...