Articles Tagged ‘Rio’

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...

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...

Hip-Hop in the City

Hip-Hop in the City July 15, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Update: A packed house last night at the Teatro Paulo Autran watched 16 MCs battle for the grand prize of Rs. 1,000 and the production of 500 CDs. Sampa’s own MC Marcelo GUGU emerged victorious. Check video from the show below! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu2cl9Yas6Y[/youtube] Video:...

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...