Aircrafts are pictured at Galeao airport in Rio de Janeiro

Two Important Brazilian Airports Going Private

Post on November 26, 2013, 2:09 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

It makes me very uncomfortable how Brazil is experimenting with its transportation infrastructure so close to the World Cup.  It’s not that I don’t think it is needed, of course it is.  However, given the congestion that many of Brazil’s largest cities experience, the time to start fussing with the infrastructure is not slightly before Continue Reading…

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Big Phil Likes the Number 6 for Brazil

Big Phil Likes the Number 6 for Brazil

Post on November 21, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The good news is, if you’re coach of Brazil’s National Soccer Team – the Seleção – you know you’ll be loaded with talent.  The bad news is, the home country doesn’t suffer failure lightly and expectations are through the roof at home.  “Big Phil”, in his second go around as boss of Brazil, knows this Continue Reading…

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Brazil Still Not Ready for Its Close-up

Brazil Still Not Ready for Its Close-up

Post on November 16, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 5 Comments

In some eyes, unfortunately, Brazil is still the country of tomorrow, and always will be.  For example, just two years ago it all seemed to be coming together for the host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.. Preparations for the 2014 Cup were well underway and would be Continue Reading…

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World Cup 2014 Teams Down to the Wire, Mexico and Uruguay All But In

World Cup 2014 Teams Down to the Wire, Mexico and Uruguay All But In

Post on November 14, 2013, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Around these parts, people were very pleased with the result of the first leg of the Repechaje between New Zealand and Mexico, and Uruguay and Jordan.  Both Latin American teams are well represented in Miami.  And although neither match was competitive, they represent the end of a qualifying process for next year’s World Cup, which Continue Reading…

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Rio 2016 Official Pictograms Unveiled

Post on November 14, 2013, 4:30 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Being a successful artist takes not only talent, but a good bit of luck as well.  For example, the official pictograms for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games were revealed yesterday.   For the first time ever, they will depict each of the 41 Olympic and 23 Paralympic sports that are part of the program. Continue Reading…

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The Streets of Rio to be Watched by Security Cameras

The Streets of Rio to be Watched by Security Cameras

Post on November 13, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 2 Comments

Rio de Janeiro, known for its Samba, its beaches, and its celebrations, may now be known for something else:  Security Cameras.   Rio, which will host the 2014 World Cup and the Olympic Games in 2016 will be watched by an estimated 700,000 cameras from private security systems.  And, many of the would be tourists are Continue Reading…

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