Rio de Janeiro

Capital of state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area and the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's third-most populous state. Part of the city has been designated as a World Heritage Site, named "Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea", by UNESCO on 1 July 2012 as a Cultural Landscape.

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At least 10 people died after flames ripped through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, firefighters said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

At least nine people are dead after smoke filled the building, sparking panicked exits during the night.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

At least one person died in a fire in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, Globo News reported.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

At least one person died in a fire in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, local media reported.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

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1 week ago • WorldNews
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sao Paulo police say they are indicting Brazilian model Najila Trindade and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer...
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