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Crude oil reaches tourist beach in the ‘Brazilian Caribbean’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Crude oil contaminating the northeastern coast of Brazil has reached the town of Maragogi, one of the region’s main tourist beaches, its mayor said on Thursday. Images on local television showed dozens of people in Maragogi, known for its natural pools of crystalline water, shoveling and raking the sand in […]
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CONMEBOL picks Maracana for 2020 Copa Libertadores final

Asuncion (AFP) – Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana stadium has been chosen to host next year’s Copa Libertadores final, South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL announced on Thursday. The world-famous arena beat off competition from... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Rio De Janeiro, Asuncion, Afp, CONMEBOL, Maracanã

Rio’s Maracana to host 2020 Copa Libertadores final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s historic Maracana stadium will host the 2020 final of the Copa Libertadores. South America’s soccer body CONMEBOL announced the decision on Thursday. The match is scheduled for Nov. 21 next year. The Maracana was one of eight venues bidding to host the game, including another five from […]
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An Adventurous World South America Caipirinha Time in Rio De Janeiro

We are off traveling again We are venturing on a trip across our fifth continent and 26th country which involves South America. Our trek will include 1. Rio De Janeiro Brazil 2. Buenos Aires Argentina and 3. Santiago Chile.From the worldfam
Tags: Travel, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Buenos Aires Argentina, Adventurous World South America Caipirinha Time

Caipirinha Time in Rio De Janeiro

We are off travelling again We are venturing on a trip across our fifth continent and 26th country which involves South America. Our trek will include 1. Rio De Janeiro Brazil 2. Buenos Aires Argentina and 3. Santiago Chile.From the worldfamo
Tags: Travel, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Buenos Aires Argentina, Caipirinha Time

Google Maps Banned on Sardinia? Mayor Wants Service Blocked After Putting Tourists in Danger

GettyROME–Salvatore Corrias, the mayor of the Sardinian hamlet of Baunei, is fed up. Emergency services in his island town have been called out 144 times over the last 18 months to rescue tourists who nearly followed Google map directions to their deaths. The last straw was last week when the owners of a Porsche were trying to reach a secluded white sand beach but ended up being directed to a steep cliff several hundred feet above it. “There was no way down to the beach on foot for them,” Corria...
Tags: Google, Europe, News, Porsche, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Alps, Venice, Google Maps, Sardinia, Morro, Bardella, Salvatore Corrias, Baunei, Corrias, Mayor Wants Service

Building collapses in northern Brazil; unclear if casualties

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil say a building has collapsed in the northeastern city of Fortaleza and that ambulances and fire trucks are at the scene. Neighbors say it was a seven-story building. It was not immediately clear how many people were inside the building when it fell Tuesday morning or if […]
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Caipirinha Time in Rio De Janeiro

We are off travelling again We are venturing forth on a trip across our fifth continent which involves South America. Our trek will include Rio De Janeiro Brazil Buenos Aires Argentina and Santiago Chile.
Tags: Travel, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Rio de Janeiro Brazil Buenos Aires Argentina, Caipirinha Time

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro State Decree No. 46,781: Deferral Of ICMS On Imported Goods - Tauil & Chequer

On October 1, 2019, Decree No. 46,781 was issued by the State of Rio de Janeiro, regulating the deferral of ICMS on imported goods as they clear customs.
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After record world medal haul, Biles a face of 2020 Olympics

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world. In gymnastics, no one else comes close. Biles won five of the six gold […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, Michael Phelps, Stuttgart Germany, Biles, Simone Biles With Usain Bolt

Mysterious oil spill reaches beach in major Brazilian city

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A mysterious oil spill that has polluted at least 150 beaches along Brazil’s northeastern coast reached the city of Salvador on Friday as officials tried to determine the source of the crude sludge. Authorities confirmed the oil had reached the Piata beach in Salvador, Brazil’s fourth-largest city that’s known for […]
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15 theater productions to see this week, Oct. 11-17

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Art is Useless When You’re Being Mauled by a Bear’ A tragicomedy by Alisa Tangredi about a woman and her grief. When: Runs 8 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 10. Where: Loft Ensemble, 11031 Camarillo St., North Hollywood. Tickets: $20 Information: 818-452-3153. ‘Anastasia’ A musical by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Terrence McNalley, based on the 1997 movie of the same name. The minimum recommended age is 7, and no children ages 4 ...
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Companies withhold bids for fields near Brazil national park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government has failed to auction four oil fields located near one of the nation’s biggest coral reef systems. Seventeen companies participated in the 36-block auction held by the Brazilian Petroleum Agency, which auctioned off a third of the areas for more than $2 billion. But after possible exploration […]
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IOC official pleased with LA 2028 plans

LOS ANGELES >> There were no public pools on her native Aruba, the small Caribbean Island that is part of kingdom of the Netherlands. So Nicole Hoevertsz and her synchronized swimming partner, Esther Croes, trained for the 1984 Olympic Games in at a local Holiday Inn. When they outgrew the hotel pool, they relocated to Visalia, in the San Joaquin Valley, training at a high school and creating quite a buzz with the community. “We were local celebrities,” Hoevertsz said laughing at the memory. For...
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Brazil minister says oil on beaches likely from Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The oil that has been polluting Brazil’s northeastern beaches since early September is likely coming from Venezuela, according to a report by Brazil’s state oil company cited by the country’s environment minister. The oil sludge has now reached 61 municipalities in nine Brazilian states, contaminating over 130 beaches — a […]
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The Concorde made its final flight 16 years ago and supersonic air travel has yet to recover — here's a look back at its awesome history

British Airways operated its final commercial Concorde flight on October 24, 2003, from New York's JFK International Airport to London Heathrow.  It was the last commercial passenger flight for the Concorde in a career that began in 1976. A total of 14 Concordes entered service with British Airways and Air France.  Co-developed by the British and the French, Concorde was the first and only effective supersonic commercial airliner, while talk of new supersonic planes have generally not been com...
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In Brazil, Amazon fires threaten millenary rock paintings

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ancient rock paintings in Brazil’s Monte Alegre park are being threatened by some of the fires burning in the Amazon region. The online news site G1 reports says the Para state environmental institute reported the fires broke out Saturday and continued Sunday. The park has several archaeological sites, including the […]
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Canadian athletes right on track for the Tokyo Olympics

DOHA -- The mixed zone at any world championships is a happening place.It gives you a bird's eye view of the field of play and the principal characters of the drama. The athletes are compelled to come your way, to face the music and be interviewed.When you reside in the mixed zone you get an indication as to who is succeeding and who's not faring quite so well. Dealing with celebration and dejection becomes your stock in trade.Our tiny, mixed zone, cubby hole, is in the third tier whic...
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Another walk along the Seine…

A walk along the Seine, between the “Pont d’Austerlitz” (see previous post here) and the “Pont de la Tournelle” (see previous post here)… reminds me about the tango dancing I posted about almost ten years ago (see here), but in the daytime you can just enjoy the general nice feeling of walking along the River… … see some “nature”… … some river traffic… … watch the opposite bank and see the exit (or entry) to the Canal Saint Martin (see some posts here)...
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Chairman’s Note: 2020 Tokyo Games – UA Japan has you covered! Time to start planning!

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I don’t know about you, but 2020 feels like a LONG time away. Especially summer 2020!  The reality though is that if you’re thinking about operating to Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Games, planning needs to begin now. As crazy as it sounds, we’re only 10 months away from the Opening Ceremony. Based on trip inquiries to our Universal Aviation Japan team, as well as data shared by local authorities, point to this being a very high-traffic event. And as we’ve lear...
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From north to south, 5 good reasons to isolate yourself in Brazil

With 8,516,000 km², Brazil is the largest country in South America and one of the ten largest in the world. Apart from the world-famous cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the country has a number of places that invite you to experience isolation and connection with nature – whether in the heart of the […] The post From north to south, 5 good reasons to isolate yourself in Brazil appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Sao Paulo, Regions

Viking Ocean Cruises Attempts Guinness World Record

VIKING WILL ATTEMPT TO SET GUINNESS WORLD RECORD WITH ULTIMATE WORLD CRUISE 245-Day Roundtrip Journey Embarking in London is the Longest-Ever Continuous Passenger Cruise On August 31st, Viking® ( guests embarked on the new Ultimate World Cruise itinerary, a 245-day journey spanning six continents, 51 countries and 111 ports. Sailing from London on Viking’s award-winning 930-guest Viking Sun ®, the longest-ever continuous cruise will fully circumnavigate the globe bringing ...
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Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 146 New Voyages for 2021-2021 Season

? Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Unveils 146 New Extraordinary Voyages for its 2021-2022 Season Itineraries Feature 27 New Ports, 116 Overnight Stays, 3 Grand Voyages and New Free Pre- and Post-Cruise Land Tour Programs Today’s luxury travelers are blessed to have several excellent choices when it comes to luxury ocean cruises. And so that we might better advise our clients between the various option, Carol and I have been working on sampling every luxury ocean cruise brand personally. We first...
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The Best Places For A Cycling Holiday In 2019

Summer is upon us. The weather is gradually improving, the sun is blazing in the sky, and there are no clouds in sight. This is the perfect time to start thinking about where you should go for the perfect cycling holiday this year. You’ve consulted your horoscope and everything’s looking good for travel this year. You’ve got your trusty bike by your side and you’re ready to go see some of the most beautiful and scenic cycling routes this wonderful world has to offer. I’d like to help. Here...
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Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

From all holidays in the sun, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil might be the one with the most activities to partake in. With its vibrant nightlife, iconic attractions and one of the seven wonders of the world, the city, which was once the capital of Brazil, has a lot to offer travelers from all different tastes. 1) Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) Designed by the neo-futuristic architect Santiago Calatrava, the applied science museum aims to create an open dialogue about the next 50 years. It tak...
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Exclusive: Host Hotels to sell 3 Rio properties, exit Brazil - sources

U.S. hospitality group Host Hotels & Resorts Inc plans to sell its three hotels in Rio de Janeiro and exit the Brazil market, three people familiar with the matter said, as it unloads weaker assets and focuses on its core North American operations.
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Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations. The decree issued Wednesday cuts the size of the National Council of the Environment from 100 to 21. It also eliminates 105 “alternate” members who traditionally have taken […]
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Footage of underwater search for crashed Air France plane released

Operation to find flight AF447, which vanished over Atlantic on 1 June 2009, was filmedRare footage of the search for a passenger plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in one of the worst accidents in recent aviation history has been released on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.A new documentary highlights the international operation to find and retrieve the wreckage of Air France flight AF447 from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to Paris, France, that fell from the sky on 1 June 2009, killing ...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Atlantic, Plane Crashes, Air transport, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Air France, Air France/klm, Atlantic Ocean, Paris France

Brazil anti-graft minister loses financial oversight powers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Congress has voted to trim the powers of the country’s most famous anti-corruption crusader, removing Justice Minister Sergio Moro’s financial oversight authority. The decision late Tuesday was the latest to erode the authority of the man who spearheaded a sweeping corruption probe that has brought down dozens of politicians […]
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