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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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  • Brazil mudslide survivors dig for their loved ones; 700 reported killed

     
    The death toll keeps rising as the mud is cleared in Brazil. More than 700 people have been reported killed in flash floods and mudslides last week in the state of Rio de Janeiro. More than 14,000 are homeless in one of the worst natural disasters in...
  • Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal

    Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal
    The British couple — she in a long black dress, he in a traditional tux — leaned against the elevator's polished wood paneling as they headed back to their cabin after an evening performance in the main showroom. Embarrassed at my casual...
  • Popular with tourists in Brazil, Recife is deadly for residents

    Ines Maria da Silva stares blankly outside her shack as she tells how she lost all five of her sons to the violence that makes Recife the deadliest major city in Brazil. The first son died 15 years ago in a fight over a girl, another after telling a...
  • Programs: book reading and Rio de Janeiro slide show

    GLOBAL Author presentation Marybeth Bond will read from and sign copies of her new book, "Best Girlfriends Getaways Worldwide," as well as "50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America," published last year. Where, when: Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond...
  • Travel readers on hits, misses around world

    Travel readers on hits, misses around world
    You know those destinations you feel obligated to visit but don't really want to? Travel section readers do. We asked them to tell us about some of the places they were certain weren't right for them, and here's what they said. Sometimes, the...