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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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  • Mundial Moves Into Brazil (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID -- Teaming Stuart Ford's IM Global and Mexico and L.A.-based Canana -- headed by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz -- new sales-financing venture Mundial has entered Brazil. Taking world sales rights on Fernando Coimbra's drama-...
  • Go Away With ... Dionne Warwick

    "I love being exposed to different cultures," says singer Dionne Warwick. "And traveling is a learning experience. It's something we should all do more of. And as Americans we're very fortunate because the entire world speaks English." Warwick received...
  • Coimbra Sets 'Esforcados,' Shoots 'Aqui' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Following up "A Wolf at the Door," Fernando Coimbra, one of Brazil's most talked-up young talents, will direct another thriller and a second dissection of Brazil's middle-classes, "Os esforcados" (literally, "Hanged"). Sao Paulo's Gullane Filmes, which...
  • Kwon, Solot Present 'Latin American Cinema Today'

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Americas Film Conservancy (AFC), a Los Angeles-based foundation, has teamed with Rio de Janeiro's Latin American Training Center (LATC) to publish "Latin American Cinema Today: The Director's Perspective," a pioneering study of...
  • In Brazil, fine art draws crowds from favelas to fairs to museums

    In Brazil, fine art draws crowds from favelas to fairs to museums
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Instead of playing in the dirty streets after school, one hot afternoon kids in a local favela, or slum¸ are led into a giant space with bright, high white walls. Assistants lead them around, nudging them to engage with original...
  • Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect

    Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
  • As police move in on Rio's favelas, a drug lord seeks amnesty

     
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -– As authorities move to bring some of Rio de Janeiro’s worst slums under their control, the leader of a powerful drug-trafficking gang there has announced he wants to turn over his weapons and the territory he commands to...
  • Brazil may offer visitors thrills, but there's nothing cheap about it

     
    For those still clinging to the notion that South America provides cheap, exotic experiences to foreign visitors, arriving in Brazil these days can be a bit of shock. São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the country's biggest cities, are more expensive for the...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Rio de Janeiro

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Rio de Janeiro
    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - From white sandy beaches to a bustling center to vibrant rainforests on the sprawling hills, Rio de Janeiro has something for everyone who visits. Home to over 6 million people, Brazil's second biggest city has a vibrant and...
  • Visiting Rio de Janeiro

    THE BEST WAY TO RIO DE JANEIRO From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Rio is offered on American, United, Delta, US Airways, COPA and LAN Airlines. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $958, including taxes and fees. For visa requirements,...
  • Brazilian Man Survives Pole Piercing His Skull

    Brazilian Man Survives Pole Piercing His Skull
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (KTLA) -- A 24-year-old man in Brazil is fortunate to be alive after he was impaled with a metal bar through his head. A six-foot metal bar fell from the fifth floor of a building and pierced the construction worker's head....
  • Remembering the whimsical, electrifying work of a genius

    Just this once, I wish I could write with pictures instead of words. That would make it easier to explain why the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died Wednesday at 104, was one of my heroes. Not for his politics, of course — he was, to the...