A Different Shade of Green

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, RIO’s Museum of Tomorrow was recognized for a different shade of green.  The museum earned the MIPIM (International Market of Property Professionals) Award for Most Innovative Green Building.  Read on for more on how RIO’s museum design beat out competitors in the UK, Sweden, and Germany.

Rio de Janeiro - Museu do Amanhã, na Praça Mauá. Dedicado à ciência, o público poderá ter experiências modernas com instalações interativas, imaginando os próximos 50 anos (Cristina Índio do Brasil/Agência Brasil)

They’re Calling it “A Little Appetizer”

For the first time since losing to Germany in 2014, Brazil will challenge Germany in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin during the World Cup semifinals in 2018.   This will all go down just a few months before the World Cup takes place in Russia:


Funding Crisis Delays Start of Classes for UERJ Students

School is still out for Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) students.   The second semester of 2016 classes has been delayed 5 times, due to factors including non-payment of wages and scholarships by the state government.  The first semester of 2016, didn’t begin until August 2016–after a 170-day strike by university faculty and staff.  Read on!

Without Funds Rio’s UERJ Postpones Start of Class

Brazil,UERJ employees have been on strike since November of 2016,


Brazil Closes the Gap

A study released on Wednesday highlights Brazil as a global leader in closing the gender gap in science.  Over the last two decades, the proportion of women in Brazil who published scientific articles rose by 11 percent.  And between 2011 and 2015, while the United State and the UK 40 percent of scientific scholarly articles were authored by women, that percentage was 49 in Brazil.  Read on for more!

Seek Out the Best to Experience the Best

As they say: You must seek out the best to experience the best.  Of course, ‘they’ is us here at CCB and ‘the best’ is this collection of six RIO beaches that were voted some of the best in Brazil by TripAdvisor and awarded the Travelers’ Choice Award for the 25 best beaches in Brazil.  And TripAdvisor knows their stuff.  They listened to YOU and voted Casa Cool Beans the #1 Bed & Breakfast in RIO for the last SIX years–THANKS A MILLION!  Read on for more!

Rio de Janeiro State has Six of the Best Beaches in Brazil

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