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Amazon May Be Sweltering, But Brazil Still Wants You to Visit

Post on June 25, 2014, 1:00 pm by admin 1 Comments

If you’ve been watching the World Cup lately, you may have taken not of how teams have wilted in the heat and humidity of Manaus.  But never mind all that, the Amazon offers many treasures that Brazil would like you to examine up close and personally.  From pink dolphins to ecolodges, Brazil hopes the World Continue Reading…

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Brazil Might Still Reap Economic Benefits from the World Cup

Post on June 19, 2014, 1:00 pm by admin 0 Comments

After averaging 4.5 percent per year GDP growth over the last decade, Brazil has begun a two-year (2014-15) slowdown, stunted by falling commodity prices, rising inflation and wilting consumer confidence. Chest beating Brazil, leader of the BRIC countries, resource rich and business savvy, seems to have lost its mojo. Like a salesmen whose hit a Continue Reading…

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Brazil Has Oil, Sort of

Brazil Has Oil, Sort of

Post on June 9, 2014, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazil’s efforts to become one of the world’s major oil producers have attracted businesses such as U.S. drilling giants Halliburton and Baker Hughes, gained it partnerships with oil companies from India and China, lured immigrants from idyllic Norway and drawn investment dollars from American pension funds in Florida, South Carolina and California.  However, so far, Continue Reading…

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Going to Brazil 2014? Don’t Forget Your Wallet!

Post on June 9, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices!   Unlike nearby Latin American nations where a tourist’s U.S. dollar or European Union euro seemingly stretches forever, Brazil is astoundingly expensive.  Astoundingly!   And if you’re planning to follow your favorite soccer team around from city to city, you might be Continue Reading…

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Rio’s Port to be Beautified

Rio’s Port to be Beautified

Post on June 6, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 7 Comments

If you’ve ever been to Rio De Janeiro, you know it to be a city that could use a touch up.  The international airport looks like an elevated concrete bunker, the main freeway into the city crawls alongside one of the city’s largest favela, Complexo do Alemão, and the port doesn’t seem to have a Continue Reading…

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