Christ the Redeemer reopens in Rio de Janeiro after months of coronavirus closures

Major tourist sites in Rio de Janeiro, including the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking the Brazilian city, reopened to the public on Saturday after being closed for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The reopening of the Christ (monument) symbolises the reopening of Brazil to tourism,” Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said at a … Continue reading Christ the Redeemer reopens in Rio de Janeiro after months of coronavirus closures