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Rio De Janeiro


Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate Jair Bolsonaro

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.

Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum reduced to ashes

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.

Why Rio de Janeiro is a marvellous city

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.

Rio de Janeiro unnerved by innocent lives lost in crossfires

January 30, 2015 12:23 pm

"The government says it's 'pacified' our slum, but people keep dying. The violence keeps growing."

FIFA World Cup: Germany Götze It!

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.

Rio's beaches and bars are key to its bohemian ways

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.

Rio preparations worst ever, says IOC VP

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.

Rio's favelas open doors for fans,offer bed and breakfast

December 24, 2013 2:14 am

cashing in: slums become viable options for stay as scarce hotel rooms and hostels become increasingly expensive.

Sports Bar: Sandhu retained as chief coach

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.

A Hollywood dream for Rio de Janeiro

October 06, 2013 3:39 am

Allen hasn’t taken Paes up on his offer,but the mayor continues to lobby hard.


Heavy rains cause floods, kill at least 10 in Rio de Janeiro

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.

Brazil Carnival in pictures: Rio and Sao Paulo burst into party

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.

Let's Samba, it's the Brazil Carnival

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.