Carnival was in high gear in Rio de Janeiro’s famed Sambadrome parade route Monday night as some of the city’s top samba schools marched in front of
Plenty of girls from Impanema joined the colourful crowd taking part in carnival at Rio’s famous beach. The samba sizzled as those in the parade let
Brazilians prepare to party their worries away as Carnival kicks off
Brazil’s annual Carnival celebrations have begun in earnest in Rio de Janeiro but the party risks being a little flat this year. A slumping economy
Avoiding capsizing or just falling into the water is one objective for sailors and windsurfers during major competitions. But for the 2016 Rio
Kosovo on Tuesday gained full membership of the International Olympic Committee and therefore will be eligible to compete at the 2016 Rio Games
In this episode of Urban Visions we are in Rio de Janeiro, which like most big cities is facing the challenge of growing urbanisation. And getting
The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympics were unveiled on Monday.
According to organizers the yellow mascot represents the animals of Brazil, while
Brazil is one of the world’s top 10 economies although per capita income, at around 8,000 euros, remains relatively low.
In this special edition
From the beautifully-bronzed to the tightly-toned, Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro is teeming with good-looking bodies.
But how much of it is
Samba is at the heart of the world famous Rio Carnival. An iconic dance and musical genre imported by African slaves and enriched with local rhythms