Brazil: Victoria’s Secret Scores in Sao Paolo

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:51 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Seems like a no-brainer to me, but the Brain Trust at Limited Brands, parent company of Victoria’s Secret, is surprised by their success in their tiny store in the Sao Paolo airport. Read Tim Feran’s article here: http://ping.fm/S7Z0N  

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Brazil: Trade with Miami Booming Despite Economy

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:50 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

International trade through Miami looks to have withstood the body blows of the worldwide downturn, but some of the region’s Hispanic trading partners are faring better than others. Read Zachary S. Fagenson’s Miami Today article here: http://ping.fm/ihXJ5  

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Brazil: That Politician is a Clown, Really

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:49 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Some people in the United States may think that some of the Tea Party candidates are clowns. In Brazil, “grumpy” the clown received more votes than any other candidate for Congress. However, to take office, he will have to convince authorities that he can read and write. If only we had such a litmus test Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Put the “B” in BRIC

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:49 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

No less than the International Monetary Fund has predicted that the world economy will expand by 4.8 percent this year and 4.2 percent next year. One of the countries which is expected to be among the leaders in growth is Brazil. After a history of frequent and devastating financial crises, Brazil is getting ready for Continue Reading…

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Brazilians Lead Increase in Miami Tourism

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:49 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The tourists can be seen carrying heavy shopping bags along Lincoln Road and through Dadeland and Aventura malls, or lining up at real estate firms to inquire about the prices of condos that are being sold at bargain prices because of the U.S. Housing crisis. Read Andres Oppenheimer’s Miami Herald “The Oppenheimer Report” here: http://ping.fm/oDUKZ Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Currency War Salvo

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:48 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Just as Brazil is getting all of the attention, and raves abouth their economy and foreign investments, they go and do something to “blow the glow”. According to the Financial Times, Brazil has imposed fresh controls on inflows of foreign capital in an escalation of what Guido Mantega, finance minister, recently described as a “currency Continue Reading…

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