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Jonathan Nossiter: Metsutopia

My three children (twin girls of seven and a boy of nearly six) were born and brought up in Rio de Janeiro. But from Rio to our recent move to Rome, they've remained rabid Mets fans. "This year," I tell them, "will be the best year for the Mets since you were born." Of course if they read the New York sports pages, they'd take that for cruel sarcasm.
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Brazil police push into Rio de Janeiro slums

News : The Newsroom (4 months ago)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 1,400 police officers and Brazilian Marines rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport before dawn Sunday in the latest security push ahead of this year's World... Read Post

Rio De Janeiro Joyride: Eight Year Old Caught On Film [Video]

News : The Inquisitr - News (10 months ago)

A recent Rio De Janeiro joyride led to an eight-year-old caught on film, as shown in the video above. It should be a known fact that children don’t have the same sense of danger that adults to. That’s why most professional skateboar... Read Post

American warns World Cup fans about Brazil police

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (7 months ago)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Six years ago, Elizabeth Martin's nephew Joseph was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer while out celebrating his 30th birthday in Rio de Janeiro. Now, Martin has a message for the hordes of foreigner... Read Post


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