Topics :: Rio de Janeiro
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Wednesday Feb 6, 2013
Rio de Janeiro is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding bar codes into the black and white mosaic sidewalks that are a symbol of the city.
By Rob Harris | Thursday Feb 23, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron asked England’s soccer leaders Wednesday to provide a plan against racism in the sport after a series of high-profile cases involving the Premier League.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
As millions watched the sequin-clad samba dancers at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Carnival parade Sunday, at least a few eyes turned toward the stars, or at least toward the VIP boxes hosting celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Fergie.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Friday Feb 17, 2012
"Brazil is not for beginners," the late, great Brazilian composer Tom Jobim once quipped. Nowhere does the remark hold more true than for the country’s pulsing, chaotic oceanfront metropolis, Rio de Janeiro.
Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
Rio de Janeiro has been selected as the hottest gay destination in the world for the second time in a contest sponsored by TripOutGayTravel.com and MTV.
By JULIANA BARBASSA | Sunday Nov 21, 2010
The shooting of a gay youth by men in military uniforms after a mammoth gay pride parade is raising alarm about continuing homophobic violence in a city widely seen as a global oasis of tolerance.
By John Leicester | Saturday Oct 10, 2009
The 2016 Games are going to Rio de Janeiro. Finally, South America gets an Olympics.
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