Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro corruption

Is there any sense to be made, in Rio?

Or anywhere at all? “Vem, meteoro!” Rio Facebook users spent a day last week invoking a meteor: not clear if they wanted it to fall on the Marvelous City or its successor as capital, Brasília. Of course there are space … Continue reading

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Cleaning house in Rio

Two former governors arrested and sent to Bangu prison in less than two days. Anthony Garotinho and Sérgio Cabral. So many questions: How long will they be staying? Will they get away with their crimes, as many Cariocas suspect will … Continue reading

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Corruption in Rio de Janeiro

State is at scandals’ center: what will the cleanup be like? The gas station where the Lava Jato investigation began is in Brasília, but you could say that the biggest corruption scandal of all time began and will most likely end in Rio de … Continue reading

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What’s happening? Shell-shocked in Rio de Janeiro

Riorealblog was created almost six years ago. Many times this blogger considered revamping the mission statement (at right), but ended up leaving it as is, a testimonial to more hopeful (and innocent) times. In August 2010, no one dreamed we’d find … Continue reading

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