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The landscapes of Rio de Janeiro have been entered onto the World Heritage List, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said. The decision regarding the Brazilian city was adopted by UNESCO's World Heritage Committee at its 36th session in Russia's second-largest city. continue reading »
Antonio Bonfim Lopes, reputed boss of the drug gang that controls the sprawling Rio slum of Rocinha, was arrested by Brazilian police in the wee hours of Thursday. continue reading »
A growing problem in South America has been the infiltration of foreign cartels moving into the region and using it as a corridor to move the continents cocaine to Europe and elsewhere continue reading »
The Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE released the 2010 Census on Friday. The total Brazilian population is 190,755,779 up 1.17% from 2000. continue reading »
Brazilian Police had a shootout with drug gangs in the center of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The mayor’s office had several windows shattered continue reading »