The British contribution to Brazil’s Independence

The English cemetery in Rio de Janeiro sits on a piece of land, in the district of Gamboa, that was donated to the British by the Emperor Dom Joao VI in 1809.  Over… Continue reading

More about Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil.  It was the capital of Brazil until 1960, when the capital moved to Brasilia. Today, it is the capital of the State of… Continue reading

Welcome to the CariocaForever blog

Welcome to the CariocaForever blog, where you will find news and stories about Rio de Janeiro, edited by Chris Hieatt, a Brit and long time resident of Rio de Janeiro, writer, translator and… Continue reading