Rio 2016 to be Tech Heavy

Rio 2016 to be Tech Heavy

Post on October 31, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Fun, games, and tech.  Perhaps Rio 2016 will change Rio’s identity around the world.  Technology will represent a 20 percent slice of the budget for the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016, according to the IT boss at the Brazilian Olympic Committee. Overall, the Rio Olympics budget is about $13.2 billion, which means that Continue Reading…

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Brazil Behind Mexico in Regional World Bank Study

Brazil Behind Mexico in Regional World Bank Study

Post on October 31, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

First Olympic Soccer, now the World bank!  Brazil is second to Mexico in Latin America in terms of ease of doing business.  Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, improved its ranking in the latest Doing Business report from The World Bank.; however, it still lags Mexico, the region’s second largest economy. Perhaps a healthy regional rivalry Continue Reading…

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Brazil Sues FIFA Over Soccer World Cup Costs

Brazil and FIFA in Legal Battle over 2014

Post on October 30, 2013, 1:06 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

You knew it wouldn’t go smoothly when they announced the World Cup would be in Brazil.  There were equal cries of joy along with groans of anguish.  Sure, everyone is excited about the prospect of a World Cup in Brazil, but no one ever thought it would be easy.  In the latest episode of the Continue Reading…

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Rio 2016 to mimic barcelona 1992, sort of

Rio 2016 to Mimic Barcelona 1992, Sort of

Post on October 29, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

In my humble opinion, Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, home to many personal memories.  The same is true of Rio de Janiero, well, some of Rio de Janiero, okay, select parts of Rio de Janiero.  One part that’s not:  Rio’s port area.  The areas surrounding Rio’s port, which currently Continue Reading…

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Miami Hoping to Benefit from Brazil 2014

Miami Hoping to Benefit from Brazil 2014

Post on October 27, 2013, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

As Brazil gets all spruced up for the 2014 Cup, Miami is also spending a little time and money on getting ready.  That’s because Miami also hopes to benefit from an influx of travelers as a major gateway city to the Cup.  For many, Miami will be their first trip to Latin America, and Brazil Continue Reading…

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Barcelona's Messi looks at the ball during a training session at the San Siro stadium in Milan

Messi Good for Brazil? For 2014, Yes.

Post on October 25, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Lionel Messi is a global sales icon.  Everything the diminutive Argentine touches turns to gold, and not just on the pitch.  Messi is also the figurehead of Brazil’s arch-rivals Argentina, one of the teams with the potential to spoil the 2014 party by leading Argentina over the home team’s dream of winning the World Cup Continue Reading…

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