Brazil Adds Jobs Against Trend

Brazil Adds Jobs Against Trend

Post on August 28, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The dollar is on the rise, inflation is also high but against economic rules unemployment is falling in Brazil.  Brazil’s unemployment rate in July fell to its lowest level in five months, beating estimates made by analysts as traders in the swaps market increased bets central bankers will tighten monetary policy to slow inflation. The jobless rate Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Real Dips to New Low

Brazil: Brazil’s Currency Slides to New Low

Post on August 26, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

It would be great if Brazil would be able to grasp the opportunity presented by both 2014 and 2016.  They can either flourish and thrive, or go bankrupt like Greece post-2004.  Brazil is warming up, and the jury is still out.  Despite, Central-Bank intervention the Real appears to be hurt by country’s sluggish growth and Continue Reading…

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Brazilians Divided on Sharing the Oil Bonanza

Brazilians Divided on Sharing the Oil Bonanza

Post on November 3, 2012, 7:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

In a possible big shift of wealth from production states like Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo, Brazilian lawmakers are struggling over how to spread any wealth from the country’s vast and recently discovered offshore oil reserves. The battle pits states close to the oil deposits against those further away. The lower house of congress in Brazil plans Continue Reading…

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Brazil ‘Clean Record’ Elections, No Crooks Allowed

Post on October 11, 2012, 1:08 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

In the United States, you can be a felon and hold office, but you can’t vote without some serious sturm und drang.  In Brazil this past weekend, the nationwide municipal elections were most notable for who wasn’t on the ballot.  No Crooks!  Brazil recently held their first elections after its Supreme Court upheld a law Continue Reading…

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Why Wasn’t Brazil’s Lula Indicted in Mensalão Morass

Post on October 3, 2012, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

To most of us who never believed politics or politicians hold a high standard of honesty and integrity, it is now being alleged that former Brazilian President Lula was part of the Mensalão scheme that continues to rock Brazil. Marcos Valério has claimed in an incendiary interview with Veja magazine that the scheme reached into Continue Reading…

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Rio Film Festival Brings Cinema To Marvelous City

Post on September 30, 2012, 7:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Not that one ever needs an excuse to go to Rio, but here’s a good one:  The Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival is flooding this beach-obsessed metropolis with some 400 movies, including new offerings from top directors like Francis Ford Coppola and Steven Soderbergh.  It’s a long way to travel to see a movie, Continue Reading…

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