Brazil Sneezes, Miami Catches a Cold

Brazil Sneezes, Miami Catches a Cold

Post on June 28, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil, an important source of the cash that has fueled South Florida’s real estate recovery, could soon play a different role – the cooler.  Brazilians are so prevalent in Miami these days, many locals are taking Portuguese lessons as the fashionable thing to do.  But, if Brazil’s economy faces a serious slow down, Miami will Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Business in Brazil
Maracana Site of Games Glory and Protests

Maracana Site of Games, Glory, and Protests!

Post on June 18, 2013, 1:54 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The natives are restless in Brazil.  Sure, the rest of the world is anticipating the World Cup and Rio’s Olympics, but the locals?  They’d prefer that some of that government largess is spent on making the day-to-day lives of the common Brazilian a little better, not worse due to the world showcase.  Brazilian police dispersed Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

Post on June 14, 2013, 2:06 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

A state court judge in Rio de Janeiro has convicted Thor Batista, son of billionaire entrepreneur Eike Batista and a board member at his father’s EBX Group, of manslaughter for his part in a gruesome 2012 highway collision that killed a cyclist. Since I am very skeptical of the Brazilian criminal courts in general, I honestly believe Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Travel to Brazil