As the Economist and the Washington Post cheer-lead for a PMDB takeover of the Brazilian government, it is worth looking at how PMDB mayor …


During 2012-2013 Brian Mier conducted a study of changes in Rio de Janeiro’s municipal laws related to the World Cup and Olympics. The study …


As thousands of foreign media personnel  parachute into Rio de Janeiro in the lead up to the upcoming Olympics, be prepared for an onslaught …


Edited & updated version of article originally published at LAAHS.COM by Rowland White. In the early 1980s, as the Cold War entered its last decade, the …


The Olympics are arriving in a year and it is only a matter of time before thousands of journalists parachute into Rio as they …




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