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Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, April 23, 2019

We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. LIVE: Samba pra São Jorge! @ Dida Bar e Restaurante (Praca da Bandeira) – Come and experience some live samba on this very special day – as all sambistas honor […]

Inmate Deaths Due to Disease Up by 114 Percent in Rio Since 2010

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The deaths of inmates in Rio de Janeiro state due to diseases acquired during incarceration, increased by 114 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to a survey conducted by the Mechanism for Prevention and Combat of Torture, entity linked to the state’s Legislative Assembly (Alerj). […]

São Paulo Nightlife Guide for Monday, April 22, 2019

We have the top three picks for this Monday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option. MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Ronaldo e Sombrinha (Mooca) – A true samba sanctuary in São Paulo, Bar Tempo will be presenting Ronaldinho and Sombrinha this evening. Two former members of group Fundo […]

Brazil’s Capital, Brasilia, Celebrates Its 59th Birthday

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brasilia celebrated its 59th birthday on Sunday, residents of Brazil’s capital say that the city, designed by world-famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, has become a typical Brazilian metropolis, with more violence and less freedom. Born in 1958 in what is now the nation’s capital, Jane […]