Topic: Rio de Janeiro
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/04
Brazil's deadliest mudslides on record provided impetus for the government to start enforcing stricter housing regulations and for low-income favela residents to accept relocation.
02/18/2011 02:56 pm
Angry Birds Rio, a sequel of sorts to the original Angry Birds, is expected to launch next month. Angry Birds Rio is a tie-in to a forthcoming movie from Fox.
02/03/2011 03:27 pm
How can we minimize the impacts of natural disasters?
01/21/2011 02:05 pm
The Brazil floods death toll shot past 600 on Sunday, but survivors are being helped by a groundswell of local support unusual for a country that sees lethal floods almost every year.
01/16/2011 03:33 pm
Rescue workers are encouraging residents of hillside slums at risk from Brazil flooding to seek safety. More rain is expected this weekend.
01/14/2011 06:05 pm
Rio de Janeiro's slums are built on hillsides so steep they are difficult to travel up and down. The government is hoping to improve relations with residents by providing a free cable car to navigate the hills.
01/14/2011 04:32 pm
As the Brazil floods continue, some blame municipalities for allowing residents to build in insecure areas, while others blame the federal government for misallocating funds.
01/14/2011 09:34 am
Brazil mudslides: At least 355 people died in three Rio state towns after slides hit at about 3 a.m. Wednesday, and at least 50 people were still missing, officials said.
01/13/2011 03:06 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/13