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Rio de Janeiro: Municipality in Southeast, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state, after São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

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Brazil: Coronavirus restrictions lifted in Rio, Sao Paulo [Video]

Brazil: Coronavirus restrictions lifted in Rio, Sao Paulo

Bars and restaurants in Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo have reopened after more than three months of restrictions.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:49Published
Catholics attend first mass in Rio since virus lockdown [Video]

Catholics attend first mass in Rio since virus lockdown

The devoted of the Catholic church welcomed the chance to attend a mass after almost three months praying and listening to ceremonies from home via social media.View on euronews

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Brazilians worry as coronavirus cases surge [Video]

Brazilians worry as coronavirus cases surge

Even as they were out for a walk along Copacabana beach, residents of Rio de Janeiro said they were worried about the coronavirus pandemic and their country's efforts to deal with it.

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Brazil's coronavirus death toll exceeds the UK's making it the second highest in the world [Video]

Brazil's coronavirus death toll exceeds the UK's making it the second highest in the world

It comes after Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's biggest cities, reopened shops this week.View on euronews

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Brazil restores COVID-19 data after court ruling [Video]

Brazil restores COVID-19 data after court ruling

On Tuesday Brazil brought detailed COVID-19 data back to its national website after a Brazilian Supreme Court justice ruled the full set of information, removed over the weekend, be reinstated. Gloria..

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Suspicion over Brazil's data as COVID-19 deaths rise [Video]

Suspicion over Brazil's data as COVID-19 deaths rise

Brazil reported 679 new COVID-19 deaths and 15,654 additional confirmed cases on Monday, as controversy grew over the country’s official coronavirus data. Joe Davies reports.

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Brazilian Black Lives Matter protests hit the streets [Video]

Brazilian Black Lives Matter protests hit the streets

Thousands of Brazilians marched on Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo on Sunday (June 7) as part of the global Black Lives Matter protest, expressing their outrage at the death of George Floyd in the U.S...

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Bolsonaro accused of exploiting COVID-19 for political gains [Video]

Bolsonaro accused of exploiting COVID-19 for political gains

Protesters and supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro clash in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo, as Brazil reports a record 33,000 infections on a single day, bringing the total number of cases to half a..

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published
Brazilian artist dedicates mural to virus healthcare workers [Video]

Brazilian artist dedicates mural to virus healthcare workers

A graffiti artist has dedicated a mural in Rio de Janeiro to health workers taking care of patients and fighting against coronavirus in Brazil. Angelo Campos lost his grandmother and his uncle after..

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Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus [Video]

Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus

Brazil has announced a total of 254,220 confirmed cases, overtaking Britain to become the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus infections and doctors are now airlifting patients out of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

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