Rio de Janeiro
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 19.
On September 2, many important events took place.
Brazil named Rio de Janeiro and three other cities as host venues for the Copa America.
Samba schools in Rio de Janeiro decided on Thursday to delay Brazil’s most famous Carnival parade that would normally have been held in February 2021.
The bodies of the 10 victims of a fire that ravaged accommodation for youth players at Rio club Flamengo have been identified, Brazilian media reported on Saturday, saying all were between 14 and 17.
Early exit polls in Brazil boosted hopes among supporters of right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro that he could defy projections and win a first-round victory.
A preliminary report showed that 700 Egyptian artifacts were all destroyed in the fire that ripped through a 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday.
The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it is coordinating with the Egyptian Embassy in Brazil to check the status of Egyptian artifacts.
Kurdish refugee turned Cambridge University math professor Caucher Birkar was among four winners Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro of the prestigious Fields prize.
Brazil and China are poised to take their trade in agricultural goods and other products "to new levels" amid an escalation of global trade wars.
First, Anitta conquered Brazil. Now, the singer best known abroad for her smoldering, booty-shaking video "Vai Malandra.
Temer on Saturday arrived in Rio de Janeiro to begin implementing his decree giving the military full control over security in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro's colorful samba parades begin Sunday, a chance for a city struggling with violence and poverty to stage the "greatest show on earth."
Imagine putting on the biggest show in town, pulling in thousands of people, but still wondering if you'll be able to fund basic things like loudspeakers.
Rio de Janeiro’s opulent Municipal Theatre has gone quiet this year as months of unpaid wages emptied its calendar of major works and pushed many ballerinas
A top Brazilian prosecutor says general elections in 2018 will be the climax of the country's biggest ever corruption probe, known as Operation Car Wash.
An American diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro was shot in the foot night during an attempted robbery about 90 miles outside the city.
Police shot and killed a Spanish tourist in a Rio de Janeiro slum on Monday after the car she was riding in failed to stop at a police road block, authorities said.
Rio de Janeiro police launched raids Tuesday against "an international corruption scheme" accused of bribing the IOC to vote for the city's bid to host last year's Olympic Games.
Bossa nova may have largely disappeared from Rio de Janeiro, but its musical cousin jazz is having a moment.