Brazil: Rousseff Digs in as Split Brazil Opposition Ponders Her Fall

Post on August 21, 2015, 10:46 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The new slogan for Dilma Rousseff might be:  “Dilma Doesn’t Dive”.  Just saying.  Despite the fact that her opponents struggle to find a way to unseat her, Brazil’s embattled President is digging in her heels. Rousseff, 67, has stepped up public appearances to trumpet her achievements and on Monday dined with senators to defuse discontent. Continue Reading…

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Santos a Microcosm of What Went Wrong in Brazil

Santos a Microcosm of What Went Wrong in Brazil

Post on August 12, 2015, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Santos has been known for more than just Pele in Brazil.  Santos Port has also been known as Brazil’s gateway to the world. Now, it’s a window into what went wrong in Latin America’s biggest economy. Exports from Santos have tumbled as demand from China sags. Companies betting on a boon as massive offshore oil Continue Reading…

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Dilma and Brazil: An International Circus Which is Fun To Watch…From the Safe Distance of Your Couch

Post on April 7, 2015, 12:18 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

To say that Dilma Rousseff is an unpopular politician in her own country might just be the understatement of the year.  SHE is less than three months into her second term, but already most Brazilians want to see her go. Grappling with a sickly economy and a hydra-heated corruption scandal at Petrobras — the state-controlled Continue Reading…

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