Category Archives: Rio Mayor News

IOC Delegation Meets Brazilian President – Midland Daily News


Macon Telegraph
IOC Delegation Meets Brazilian President
Midland Daily News
Also attending the meeting were key Brazilian stakeholders in the Rio 2016 project, including Brazilian Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo; Sergio Cabral, Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro; Edouardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro; Márcio Fortes,
Brazilian President remains strong supporter of Rio 2016, says El Moutawakel Insidethegames.biz

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City 2.0 crowdsources our future – TG Daily

City 2.0 crowdsources our future
TG Daily
At the heart of the City 2.0 is a "wish" – the city's wish, if you will -which TED directors feel has been reflected in TED talks on the future of the city by Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, Harvard professor and economist Edward Glaeser and Vice

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Samba dancers entertain Prince Harry as he attends party on Rio’s landmark … – Washington Post


BBC News
Samba dancers entertain Prince Harry as he attends party on Rio's landmark
Washington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO — Samba dancers swathed in orange ostrich feathers welcomed Britain's Prince Harry to a party on Rio de Janeiro's Sugarloaf Mountain on Friday. And apparently the fancy footwork was contagious. “Everything about Rio makes you want to
Prince Harry in Brazil on first official visitKhaleej Times
IOC Inspectors Meet Brazil President; Medellin Signs YOG Candidature ProcedureAround the Rings (subscription)
Prince Harry and UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt launched a campaign to BBC News

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Beneath Rio’s vibrant surface, exacting infrastructure tech – SmartPlanet.com (blog)


BBC Sport
Beneath Rio's vibrant surface, exacting infrastructure tech
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
in an effort to gain market share in the burgeoning “smart cities” industry, but the New York Times has a deeper look at its efforts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — and how that city is serving as a model for what's to come from the American company.
Slum Dwellers Are Defying Brazil's Grand Design for OlympicsPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Brazil Carnival 2012: Bigger, Brighter, and More Important than Ever [PHOTOS] – International Business Times


TIME
Brazil Carnival 2012: Bigger, Brighter, and More Important than Ever [PHOTOS]
International Business Times
Flanked by samba queens and doused in confetti, Rio de Janeiro's mayor symbolically handed control of the city over to the Carnival King on Friday to kick off the five-day event. "I am giving over a city at the height of its rebirth," Mayor Eduardo
Rio Carnival: Bigger, Brighter — More Organized?TIME
Rio Carnival: bigger, brighter … more organized?Albany Times Union
Brazil's Carnivals: a week of spectacular celebrationsPalm Beach Post

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First Rio 2016 Sports Venue Opens to the Public – Danbury News Times

First Rio 2016 Sports Venue Opens to the Public
Danbury News Times
Rio de Janeiro's Sambodromo, which hosts the city's annual Carnival celebrations, has become the first Rio 2016 sports venue to open to the public following the completion of extensive renovation work. Rio de Janeiro's Sambodromo, which hosts the

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Blind judges to size up samba at Sao Paulo Carnival – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24
Blind judges to size up samba at Sao Paulo Carnival
FRANCE 24
Brazilian Vania Flor, 27, of the famous Samba school Salgueiro, dances in Rio de Janeiro in January. A panel of five specially-trained blind judges will officiate at the eagerly-awaited percussion contest of the city’s famed samba schools on February

Sambodromo venue for Rio 2016 reopens after major renovation – Insidethegames.biz

Sambodromo venue for Rio 2016 reopens after major renovation
Insidethegames.biz
By Duncan Mackay February 13 – More than 1000 athletes and Carnival revelers have taken part in a 5.5 kilometres race that marked the reopening of the Sambodromo, the stage of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival’s samba school parades and venue for the archery

NEDA IX facilitates the conduct of RIO+20 Regional Consultation – Zamboanga Today Online

NEDA IX facilitates the conduct of RIO+20 Regional Consultation
Zamboanga Today Online
RDC IX Chairperson, Mayor Evelyn Uy, RDC IX Co-Chairperson Fr. Enrico Montano, and Governor Rommel Jalosjos of Zamboanga Sibugay were among those who participated in the activity. In the morning, the PCSD and NEDA-Central Office (CO) coordinating staff

Brazil Pushes for Sustainable Development Goals – Inter Press Service

Brazil Pushes for Sustainable Development Goals
Inter Press Service
"As the host of Rio+20, Brazil, and especially Rio de Janeiro, must have the strength to transform into concrete achievements" the commitments reached by the conference, said the mayor of Rio, Eduardo da Costa Paes. Rio de Janeiro has thus become a

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