Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Post on October 23, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 10 Comments

Amidst heavy security, Brazil’s vast oil reserves were divided up earlier this week, and it looks like a veritable U.N. of oil companies.  A consortium including Shell (U.S./Anglo-Dutch), Total (France), two Chinese firms and Brazil’s state-run petroleum company Petrobras won the right to develop an offshore field that could hold up to 12 billion barrels Continue Reading…

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Wie of the U.S. tees off on the 16th hole during the second round of the women's Evian Championship golf tournament in Evian

In Brazil, Michelle Wie Fala Portugues

Post on October 23, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 4 Comments

As Brazil starts to look beyond the World Cup in 2014 already, all eyes turn to Rio.  In a move that is certain to pump up the volume on the publicity meter, American golfer Michelle Wie, The Big Wiesy, who helped her sport win a place at the 2016 Games, has been appointed Youth Olympics Continue Reading…

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France v. Ukraine and Ronaldo v. Ibrahimovic for Brazil 2014 Ticket

France v. Ukraine and Ronaldo v. Ibrahimovic for Brazil 2014 Ticket

Post on October 22, 2013, 1:18 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Still trying to relive the glory days of the Zidane years, former World and European Champs France face Ukraine next month for a place at the 2014 World Cup, while Ronaldo’s Portugal meets Ibrahimovic’s Sweden in a playoff featuring two of soccer’s most exciting players. We’re getting into the sweet spot for soccer fans. Read Continue Reading…

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Eike Batista: How to Make a Small Fortune? Start With a Big One

Post on October 6, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Look, Ma, I’m king of the world!  Well, I was, king of Brazil, for a while.  That is the story of Eike Batista.  He rode Brazil’s mineral revolution to the top of the money heap.  Then, a funny thing happened on the way to the gold mine.  He went broke. Read Juan Pablo Spinetto, Peter Continue Reading…

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Rio Wants to be Film Capital of South America

Post on October 2, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Rio already has some things in common with Los Angeles.  It has beaches, oil, bad neighborhoods, affiliations with the Olympics and the World Cup, and if Mayor Eduardo Paes has his way, it’ll soon have its own little “Hollywood”.  Mayor Paes is determined to turn Rio into a Woody Allen city.  With the Rio Film Continue Reading…

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