Brazil: Ronaldo Retires

Post on February 17, 2011, 5:49 pm by admin 0 Comments

If you are a soccer fan, you know the most dynamic player of the past twenty years, has been a gap-toothed Brazilian who hailed from a favela in Rio and goes by the single name Ronaldo.Fans around the world will remember Ronaldo’s first significant injury, while making one of his signature, freight-train runs towards goal Continue Reading…

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Brazil: A SAMBA TO SOUTH FLORIDA

Post on February 17, 2011, 11:28 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Suddenly, everything seems to be coming up Brazilian. President Barack Obama will visit Brazil during his first South American trip in March and Brazil is Florida’s top trading partner. But Brazilians are also snapping up beachfront luxury properties and downtown Miami condos, investing in everything from real estate to Burger King, and shopping voraciously. It’s Continue Reading…

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Florida and Brazil: Uneasy Love

Post on February 14, 2011, 5:44 pm by admin 0 Comments

Brazil’s economy is booming. Prices for its commodities are stellar and unemployment is at record lows, but panelists at a Miami conference said there could be some clouds on the horizon. Among concerns are a growing current account deficit, an overvalued real, and mounting inflation, which could top 6 percent this year; said participants at “Forecast 2011: Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Pursuit of Happiness

Post on February 11, 2011, 11:52 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

In a nation known for its jubilant spirit, massive parties and seemingly intrinsic ability to celebrate anything under the sun, is a constitutional amendment really required to protect the pursuit of happiness? Several lawmakers think so, and a bill to amend Brazil’s Constitution to make the search for happiness an inalienable right is widely expected Continue Reading…

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Brazil Forces U.S. Shift

Post on February 9, 2011, 1:48 pm by admin 48 Comments

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union announcement that he will travel to Brazil in March, along with El Salvador and Chile, is recognition that a stronger relationship with Brasilia is a key to advancing our own foreign policy interests. Despite close cooperation on many issues and shared pronouncements of common interests and goals, Brazil’s Continue Reading…

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Florida and Brazil: Uneasy Love

Post on February 4, 2011, 10:01 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil’s economy is booming. Prices for its commodities are stellar and unemployment is at record lows, but panelists at a Miami conference said there could be some clouds on the horizon. Among concerns are a growing current account deficit, an overvalued real, and mounting inflation, which could top 6 percent this year; said participants at Continue Reading…

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