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Fire in Brazil kills at least 10 in Flamengo youth football facility: reports

The pre-dawn blaze in Rio de Janeiro hit a building that housed youth-category players aged 14 to 17, TV Globo said.

published on : 8th February 2019

2020: UNESCO names Rio de Janeiro as World Capital of Architecture

Having defeated Paris and Melbourne, Rio was selected to host the 27th edition of the World Congress of the International Union of Architects (UIA) in July 2020.

published on : 19th January 2019

Firefighters battle massive blaze at Rio's 200-year-old National Museum

Connected to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, the museum has expositions that include anthropology, archaeology and palaeontology, among others.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Graft and white elephants: Rio's Olympic legacy

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover.

published on : 12th September 2017