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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...

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...

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...

New digital hotel directories assist travelers at Brasilian airports

New digital hotel directories assist travelers at Brasilian airports November 10, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
Disque Hoteis machines at Guarulhos airport (image courtesy of Mario Gaist) Interactive stations installed at ten Brasilian airports will allow travelers to map out and call hotels for free. The Associacao Brasileira da Industria de Hoteis (ABIH) announced the Disque Hoteis initiative yesterday, on Hoteliers...

Nokia Silent Party at Sonique Is a Resounding Success

Nokia Silent Party at Sonique Is a Resounding Success July 21, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The scene last night at Sonique Bar on Rua Bela Cintra (image courtesy of Josh Miller) If a party takes place in São Paulo and nobody hears anything, is it really happening? The answer in the case of the Nokia Silent Club party at Sonique Bar in Consolação is yes. Walking into the semi-frequent boogie...

An OJ Flashback in Brazil

An OJ Flashback in Brazil July 7, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Overnight, the Brazilian media’s fascination with the disappearance of a famous futebol player’s former girlfriend ballooned into obsession. For gringos in Brazil who remember the events preceding the OJ Simpson murder trial, TV coverage this afternoon has looked eerily familiar. Video: TV Band covers...
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