Time for another newsletter.
There are plenty of protests going on in the city, this time it is against police violence and corrupt politicians.
An interesting article if you are interested is this one from the site Merco Press: Brazilian economy to contract 2% this year, and inflation 9% predicts French bank. The article projects a very high inflation for this, so high it might be considered a real problem.
There are two big games this weekend in the state cups. On Saturday 18:30h Fluminense play Botafogo. And on Sunday the really big one; Vasco da Gama play Flamengo 16h. Both games are in Maracanã stadium. The national league only starts in May.
The next one or two years traffic in the center of Rio will be complicated during rush hours, big constructions in the port area are the main reasons. Works on Avenida Brazil will make transport to Ilha Grande and Parati complicated during rush hours.
There are quite a few events over Easter, some of them are quite expensive. The best nightlife guide in English is The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, just click the link.
Fruits of the week:
Avocados, pineapples, plums, kiwis, papayas, persimmons, apples and pears are good choices.
Have a nice weekend!