Sun, sea and Oil: norwegian experts come to Rio to try their luck in the pre-salt oil exploration

The types are slender, blond and with broad gestures that stand out in the corridors of a large commercial buildings in the South Zone of Rio. So common on the beaches, they are still scarce in the workplace of the …

Brazilians in the spotlight: Morena Baccarin, a carioca in Hollywood

Two months before starting to record the episodes of the second season of “Homeland,” the actress Rio naturalized in the United States Morena Baccarin came to Brazil to enjoy carnival and disseminate the program in his country winning the Golden …

Vidigal Guesthouses Thrive After UPP

February 7, 2012 | By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter to the Riotimesonline.com

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Prior to the pacification of Vidigal in November 2011, a visit to the favela was usually only made by adventure travelers, or …

Christ The Redemeer, a symbol of Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer is one of the main symbols of Brazil. His image, easily recognized around the world, helps sell products and carries a meaning that opens doors, convince sponsors and public calls for various events. All this obviously leads …

Buying property nowadays in Rio

Apartment buying in Rio de Janeiro requires a lot of documentation checking before the initial approach. Rio’s real estate market is very complex and it usually takes more than two weeks to understand the hidden details. Your knowledge should include …