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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff impeachment trial underway in Senate

A general view of the Senate's plenary, during the impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 25, 2016. (AFP photo)Brazil’s Senate has opened the impeachment trial of suspended P...

Olympic Lessons

RIO'S SHINE SHADES OVER THE START OF THE FOOTBALL SEASONThe Rio Olympic Games have just finished and that two-week fiesta every four years has rightly had the lion's share of our hearts and minds again, despite the opening of the European football ca...
by Soccerphile Blog on Aug 23, 2016

Discovering Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

Whether you're visiting Rio for the 2016 Olympics or to enjoy its wonderful beaches, the Marvelous City is a dream destination like no other. Check out this 4 day itinerary!
by ARW Travels on Aug 12, 2016

How much is the BBC spending on the Olympics…

...in Brazil. And yet you still suspect they couldn't organise a piss up anywhere near a brewery. Read the rest of this crap at Toxic Web → .
by Toxic Web on Aug 8, 2016

Two dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro amid protests against overspending on 2016 Olympic Games

A police officer patrols an Olympic venue site in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26, 2016. (AFP)Two people, including a woman, have been shot dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, amid protests against corruption and overspending on the 2016 Olympic Games...

Team Nigeria Forced To Wear Tracksuits For Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Because Their Official Outfits Didn’t Make It To Brazil

Team Nigeria forced to wear tracksuits for Rio Olympics opening ceremony because their official outfits didn’t make it to Brazil. Read President Buhari’s special message to team Nigeria inside. RIO OLYMPICS: PRESIDENT BUHARI SENDS SPECIAL MESSAGE...
by Oh Zina on Aug 6, 2016

2016 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony - Rio de Janeiro (entire ceremony)

www.olympicceremony.org2012 London - Tokyo 2020The Games of the XXXI OlympiadRio de Janeiro, Brazil2016Rio tells the history of Brazil's native peoplesVIDEOAmerican audience may click hereComplete Video for International Audiences Coming in...

Brazil interim president Michel Temer opens 2016 Summer Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer (L) speaks with Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, as they attend the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5,...

THE BRAZIL OLYMPICS JUST STARTED & ALREADY A MUSLIM IS ATTEMPTING TO RAPE?

MUSLIM MOROCCAN BOXER THE SAME TYPES OF PEOPLE (MOROCCANS) WHO FACEBOOK HIRES TO MODERATE THEIR SITE AND WHO MODERATE AMERICANS OFF THE PLATFORM WHEN THEY MENTION TRUTHS ABOUT ISLAM AND Continue reading...
by The Politics of Everything on Aug 5, 2016

Prediksi Perolehan Medali Olimpiade Rio 2016

Prediksi perolehan medali Olimpiade Rio 2016. Adalah Goldman Sachs, sebuah perusahaan perbankan terkemuka kini menghentikan sejenak aktivitas mereka dalam memantau perkembangan The post Prediksi Perolehan Medali Olimpiade Rio 2016 appeared first on...
by Masbadar on Aug 5, 2016

Russian vice-consul in Rio de Janeiro kills mugger who tried to shoot him in Brazil

The fears of a terrorist attack and the need to keep down the city's crime problem has led to the deployment of 80,000 security forces in Rio de Janiero. Photo / APThe Russian vice-consul in Rio de Janeiro shot dead an armed mugger who had tried to h...

1 Day to Go: Rio Welcomes the World

The Olympic Torch is in town  - Rio's about to welcome the world tomorrow night!  Put yourself in the shoes of every Brazilian here.  Tomorrow will hopefully be a time for them to celebrate their history, culture, and their importance...

2 Days to Go: Behind the Curtain

Two days to go and behind the scenes here at the opening ceremony, there are some exciting and innovative ways that the show accomplishes so much!  You better read this one, there are some things here that Russia would HATE for me to "spill the...

Brazilians rally against Olympic Games, social segregation

Clashes have broken out between police and demonstrators, who took to the streets of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro to protest against Olympic Games and social segregation.The confrontations came after protesters tried to block the passage of t...

Lego, the world's biggest toymaker marathon Olympic games effort of Rio de Janeiro

Lego, the world's biggest toymaker, has developed a large model of Rio de Janeiro city to celebrate the host of the 2016 Olympic Games, set to open on Friday.The model is the largest ever made for Latin America by the group and took 50 Lego builders...

F1 Bernie Ecclestone's former helicopter pilot arrested over mother-in-law's kidnapping

Bernie Ecclestone met his current wife Fabiana in 2009. Photo / APBernie Ecclestone's former helicopter pilot has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Ecclestone's mother-in-law, who was rescued by Brazilian police on Monday after being...

Behind the Scenes: Rio 2016

Read through my trip to Brazil and the 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in Rio!Olympic Dreams in South AmericaBehind the Scenes: Brazilian MusicBossa Nova, Wine, and SwagThe World's PilgrimageThe Simple Pyramid Blue EarthNative Empire, Divers...

3 Days to Go: Feijoada and Favelas

There are only three days left until the Opening Ceremony!  If everything goes as planned (and I hope they do this time) it will be one BIG party.  No doubt, there should be plenty of jaw-dropping moments to enjoy from your TV at home. &nbs...

Shocking Obesity Statistics Across the Globe ( 2016 and back )

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death and is underestimated by public globally. In latest research (Forbes – December 2015), the people of countries around the world were asked: Out of every 100 people how many do you think...
by Mexico Bariatric Center Blog on Aug 1, 2016

Brazil is Loud!

Most days I see this beautiful city through cars like these.  They safely pick up and drop off staff, but as I am still new to the Brazilian culture, I love looking, thinking about what life must be like.  The puzzle-pieced sidewalks of sto...


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