Monthly Archives: June 2013

Rio protest : part of a growing and important shift

The demonstrations, across Brazil and even carried out by Brazilians abroad, are really about inequality and injustice — the foundations of corruption and impunity. The parrot José –a puppet sidekick– said almost nothing for the first hour of Ana Maria … Continue reading

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O Rio é nossa criatura

Manifestantes, ontem à noite, em frente à Asssembleia Legislativa do estado, foto de Bruno F. Duarte Protestos contra aumentos de tarifa de ônibus chacoalham Rio e São Paulo For We (can) make Rio, click here A passagem subiu em apenas … Continue reading

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We (can) make Rio

Protests against bus fare hikes rock Rio and São Paulo Bus fare costs only twenty centavos more than it used to, as of June 1. But the increase seems to be the tiny tip of an iceberg of discontent in … Continue reading

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Check out the ABCs of Rio’s transformation

Whether you’re parachuting in or have lived and worked here for some time, here is a useful tool for getting a grip on what’s happening in Rio de Janeiro. It’s a tab that’s been on the site for a while– … Continue reading

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Urban planners and architects find fault with city hall

Para Especialistas criticam a prefeitura, clique aqui Perhaps for the first time ever, Rio’s urban planning inteligentsia came together in public, last Monday, for an OsteRio debate, “A city in transformation: urban interventions in Rio de Janeiro”. There was quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Especialistas criticam a prefeitura

Juntou-se em público, talvez de forma inédita, a inteligentsia do urbanismo carioca na última segunda-feira, por um debate do OsteRio intitulado “Uma cidade em transformação: intervençoes urbanas no Rio de Janeiro”. Havia  bastante consenso entre os urbanistas. As críticas principais levantadas … Continue reading

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