Brazil: New Homes in Rio

Post on February 2, 2011, 10:01 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil is building 8,000 new, free homes for survivors of the deadly mudslides that ripped away mountainsides near Rio de Janeiro, President Dilma Rousseff announced Thursday. The president said the housing initiative is a partnership between private companies, the federal government and Rio de Janeiro state, where floods and slides killed more than 837 people Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Obama to Visit

Post on February 2, 2011, 10:00 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

There is little question that Brazil, the world’s eighth largest economy and an emerging global power, will be the most important leg of Obama’s trip. Tensions between Brazil and Washington rose during the last two years of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s administration over, among other things, Brazil’s diplomatic support of Iran. Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Florida gets Cozy with Brazil

Post on February 1, 2011, 9:58 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

To help Florida businesses, especially smaller companies, take advantage of opportunities in the booming Brazilian economy, Enterprise Florida reestablished an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week. The state had an office in Brazil — its largest international trading partner — from 1991 until 2008 when it was closed for budgetary reasons. Reopening the office Continue Reading…

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