Pope Francis spent a week in Rio de Janeiro last month, drawing millions to the streets.
The commission was established in March 2008, and presented its findings at a meeting in Rio de Janeiro in February.
An Air France jet bound for Paris from Rio de Janeiro fell off the radar this morning with 228 people on board.
In 2008, the first Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) was implemented in the Santa Marta slum in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.
Pope Francis's trip to Brazil this week has captured hearts and minds as well as stoked pride among officialdom in Rio de Janeiro.
And thus ended our altercation, both by conference and writing, with the viceroy of Rio de Janeiro.
My traps were soon on board, and we then shaped a course for Rio de Janeiro.
Santiago and Rio de Janeiro hold the palm in that respect, he said.
We are still in the latitude of Rio de Janeiro, though in long.
South of Bahia there is a gradual increase in the rainfall, that of Rio de Janeiro exceeding 43 in.
literally "January River," named by explorer Amerigo Vespucci because he discovered it on Jan. 1, 1502, and so called because he incorrectly thought the bay was the estuary of a large river. See January.
Note: Rio is famous as a tourist attraction. Especially popular are its beaches, particularly the Copacabana.
Note: Rio's annual carnival is world-famous.