Brazil: Public Notary Grants Three-Way Marriage

Post on September 12, 2012, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

One more example of how the public service sector in Brazil is in deep need of a reform, Brazilian public notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues set off a firestorm by granting Brazil’s first civil union to a trio, an act so unprecedented that there isn’t a word for it in Portuguese. Uniao poliafetiva is the Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Using Creativity to Rehabilitate Inmates

Post on September 10, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

A clever judge found an intelligent and unique way to offer inmates a chance for freedom earlier than they were expecting by applying the “re-socialization” method.  The alternative energy program lights a boardwalk and benefits inmates, while becoming the focal point of a movement to improve Brazil’s troubled prison system. Now, four bikes aregoing from Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Guess Who’s Buying Miami?

Post on September 6, 2012, 2:17 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Miami is a lot like Lebanon:  It’s been overrun by a lot of different people throughout history, and it’s just a matter of time before the next wave of rulers takes over.  The latest rulers of Miami, at least with their pocket books, might surprise you.  No, it’s not the oligarchs from Russia, or Warren Continue Reading…

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In Brazil, Cuba Has a Friend

Post on September 6, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you don’t have a rich Uncle, as in Uncle Sam, it’s still nice to have a rich friend.  In the case of Cuba, Brazil is that friend.  Taking the lead and doing what the U.S would otherwise be doing despite political disagreement, Brazil became one of Cuba’s main economic partners worldwide. The two countries Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Rio Art Market Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

Post on September 4, 2012, 2:05 pm by admin 0 Comments

There is such great hope for the Brazilian middle class.  The more their income grows, the more disposable income they’ll have, and the more they’ll be able to spend.  In fact, not only are the BRIC’s middle classes enlarging the great hope to save the stagnant economies of the Western World, they are also the Continue Reading…

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