October 21, 2018 8:35 am
Jair Bolsonaro, who has angered many Brazilians by praising the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship and making comments offensive to gays, women and blacks, won the first round of voting on October 7.
September 04, 2018 8:05 pm
The fire at the National Museum started shortly after it closed to the public on Sunday. Even if there were no reports of injuries, the loss to Brazilian science, history, and culture was insurmountable.
May 07, 2015 1:52 pm
The attractions of the cosmopolitan metropolis range from sweeping coastline and towering mountains to colonial architecture, vibrant culture and mouth-watering cuisine.
January 30, 2015 12:23 pm
"The government says it's 'pacified' our slum, but people keep dying. The violence keeps growing."
July 15, 2014 9:49 am
When Mario Goetze flicked in his goal from Andre Schurrle’s whipping cross, he became a World Cup legend at just 22.
June 06, 2014 12:34 pm
Rio de Janeiro, with its white beaches, blue ocean and jungle-covered mountains, is the place that comes to mind when people think of Brazil.
April 30, 2014 4:59 pm
Despite the critical delays, John Coates said there is no backup plan and the games will take place in Rio.
December 24, 2013 2:14 am
cashing in: slums become viable options for stay as scarce hotel rooms and hostels become increasingly expensive.
November 21, 2013 3:39 am
Gurbax Singh Sandhu was Wednesday retained as the national coach of the men's Indian boxing team till the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
October 06, 2013 3:39 am
Allen hasnt taken Paes up on his offer,but the mayor continues to lobby hard.
April 10, 2019 11:23 am
A storm with torrential downpours and strong winds just two months ago had killed six people, prompting Rio residents to ask what the government is doing to protect them in cases of emergencies.
February 08, 2016 5:39 pm
The Carnival of Brazil is an annual festival held between the Friday afternoon and Ash Wednesday at noon, which marks the beginning of Lent, the forty-day period before Easter.
February 17, 2015 11:03 am
Rio Carnival is claimed to be the world's largest carnival which is a 5-day celebration, 40 days before Easter.