politics


Brazil’s former presidential chief of staff charged with corruption

Brazil’s former presidential chief of staff charged with corruption
José Dirceu accused over alleged involvement in massive fraud involving state-owned oil company PetrobrasFederal prosecutors filed corruption, racketeering and money-laundering charges against José Dirceu, Brazil’s former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in a massive fraud involving state-owned oil company Petrobras.Sixteen other people were also charged on Friday, including João Vaccari Neto, the former treasurer of Brazil’s governing Workers’ party and Renato de Souza Duque, Petrobras’s former head of corporate services. Related: Brazil elite pr...

business


tech


‘ExxonMobil has its head in the sand and shareholders should be worried’

‘ExxonMobil has its head in the sand and shareholders should be worried’
Yale sustainability expert Todd Cort says the oil company’s failure to adapt to changing growth models has landed it between a rock and a hard placeA few days before the New York Times reported that a federal auction in the Gulf of Mexico in August drew the lowest interest since 1986 – “the clearest sign yet that the fortunes of oil companies are skidding” – I found myself reading the 2014 ExxonMobil Citizenship Report. The report cites an energy future that’s heavily dependent on oil and gas during the difficult transition to more sustainable energy sources. ExxonMobil then drafts...

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entertainment


Art Rua Returns to Rio de Janeiro September 10th-13th

Art Rua Returns to Rio de Janeiro September 10th-13th
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The urban festival and fair Art Rua returns for its fifth year on September 10th. Running concurrently with Art Rio through the 13th, the free to the public festival features the best of Rio’s street artists and the galleries who represent them as well […]...

culture


Botafogo Restaurant Opens with Urban Art with Gourmet Food

Botafogo Restaurant Opens with Urban Art with Gourmet Food
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Inaugurated on Tuesday, August 25 in the neighborhood of Botafogo, the new Metrópole Art’n Grill is part art gallery, part interactive installation, part bar, part lounge, and part restaurant that offers gourmet hot dogs, hamburgers and craft beers. The venue’s inauguration featured live painting […]...



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