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Last seen on: LA Times Crossword 7 Apr 19, Sunday

Random information on the term “rio”:

Rio de Janeiro (/ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛəroʊ, – deɪ -, – də -/; Portuguese: [ˈʁi.u d(ʒi) ʒɐˈne(j)ɾu];[3] River of January), or simply Rio,[4] 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.[5]

Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese, the city was initially the seat of the Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro, a domain of the Portuguese Empire. Later, in 1763, it became the capital of the State of Brazil, a state of the Portuguese Empire. In 1808, when the Portuguese Royal Court transferred itself from Portugal to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro became the chosen seat of the court of Queen Maria I of Portugal, who subsequently, in 1815, under the leadership of her son, the Prince Regent, and future King João VI of Portugal, raised Brazil to the dignity of a kingdom, within the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and Algarves. Rio stayed the capital of the pluricontinental Lusitanian monarchy until 1822, when the War of Brazilian Independence began. This is one of the few instances in history that the capital of a colonising country officially shifted to a city in one of its colonies. Rio de Janeiro subsequently served as the capital of the independent monarchy, the Empire of Brazil, until 1889, and then the capital of a republican Brazil until 1960 when the capital was transferred to Brasília.


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Elan Atias (born September 21, 1975) is an American Jewish, singer/songwriter, reggae singer.[1]

Atias performed with The Wailers, which had been the backing band for Bob Marley, on and off from 1997 to 2010.[1] He was signed to London Records under the WMG umbrella in January 2000. He was featured on the Sex and the City soundtrack and his song “Dreams Come True” was his first big radio hit.[1] In 2004 he teamed with Gwen Stefani on a song for the 50 First Dates soundtrack called “Slave to Love”.[1][2] Stefani had Elan feature on her remix of her number one single “Hollaback Girl” called “DanceHollaback”, produced by Tony Kanal. In 2005, teamed up with Algerian Rai singer Cheb Khaled and Carlos Santana on a song called “Love to the People” for Khaled’s album titled Ya Rayi. A tour of North America followed with an All Star line-up with the likes of K.C. Porter, Don Was, Walfredo Reyes Jr and Carlos Santana. In June 2006, he released his debut album, Together as One, produced by No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal, and featuring contributions from Stefani, Tami Chynn, Sly & Robbie, and Cutty Ranks, which reached number seven on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart.[3][4][5] Elan recently reunited with The Wailers as the lead singer and is touring the world singing the Wailers’ classics as well as songs from his Together as One album. Atias’ new project in 2010 had him singing lead vocals for Zadik, a reggae band that incorporates traditional Jewish prayers.

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