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Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again

Heavy rains hit Sao Paulo again January 14, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy: Government of Rio de Janeiro Rains that have afflicted Brazil’s southeastern states for the better part of a month today turned Parque Ibirapuera into a lake, rerouting traffic and reminding the city of the tragedies recently befallen compatriots in neighboring Rio de Janeiro state. Heavy...

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office

“Presidenta” Dilma takes office January 4, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Image courtesy of President of the Republic of Brazil On New Years Day, Brazil inaugurated a new president Dilma Rousseff, the country’s first woman to occupy its highest office. Rousseff has been dubbed by some as the most powerful woman in the world, given Brazil’s growing influence in global political...

Christmas Quente: São Paulo Hits Beaches for Holidays

Christmas Quente: São Paulo Hits Beaches for Holidays December 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Camburi, Litoral Norte, SP The first two installments of this three-part series on Christmas in São Paulo examined the best family-friendly activities and shopping destinations. In the final edition, NileGuide São Paulo (@NG_SaoPaulo) looks at another integral element of the holiday season Sampa-style:...

Oldie but Goodie: Brazilian coach gives interview in “English”

Oldie but Goodie: Brazilian coach gives interview in “English” December 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Thanks to the friend of NileGuide São Paulo (@NG_SaoPaulo) who brought this Joel Santana interview to our attention! In what can loosely be interpreted as “English”  (but may one day be recognized as the launch of Portglish), the Brazilian coach of the South African national soccer team...

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight

InterNations Hosts Final 2010 Happy Hour Tonight December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
InterNations Sao Paulo, a networking community for expats and other global minds, hosts its December holiday party tonight at COQ on Rua Tupi in Higienopolis. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNiphp6zWQQ[/youtube] Video: Inside the bohemian COQ bistro The event starts at 7 p.m. and runs to 2...

CBS Feature on Brazil Runs Light on São Paulo

CBS Feature on Brazil Runs Light on São Paulo December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
60 Minutes report on Brazil keeps viewers in the dark about São Paulo (image credit: Thomas Locke Hobbs/Flickr) Steve Kroft of CBS News’ 60 Minutes reported this week on Brazil’s global ascent. His feature, however, glossed over São Paulo’s role in the  country’s economic success...

São Paulo watches for spillover from Rio violence

São Paulo watches for spillover from Rio violence December 2, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Above the fracas (image credit: Josh Miller) A week after military tanks rolled into the cidade maravilhosa, São Paulo police officers apprehended a man they say could be a drug trafficker from Rio de Janeiro, Jornal da Band reported. The 23-year-old man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a taxi...

With 3 more games, Corinthians control destiny

With 3 more games, Corinthians control destiny November 17, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Corinthians fans have a title in sight (image credit: Rodrigo Gianesi) After a controversial win Saturday, Corinthians stands alone atop the Brasilian futebol league. Playing before a home crowd at Estadio do Pacaembu, the self-designated “team of the people” beat Cruzeiro 1-0 on a late penalty...

Falta! Brasilian-style FAIL for 3 students

Falta! Brasilian-style FAIL for 3 students November 11, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Brasilian Fail! blog, here’s a story for you! The Brasilian Ministry of Education (MEC) disqualified three students from the Exame Nacional do Ensino Medio (ENEM), an entrance exam for public universities,  last weekend for posting messages to Twitter while taking their tests. The candidates...

Volta Sempre – NileGuide Sao Paulo Returns

Volta Sempre – NileGuide Sao Paulo Returns November 10, 2010 | What's New | Read More
While we were gone, Dilma Rouseff (PT) was elected to be Brasil's first female president And… we’re back! After hibernating away the Brasilian winter, NileGuide São Paulo hath returned. As the Brasilians say, those who come here once will always return. This time, we’re here to stay (expect...
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