Brazil: Using Creativity to Rehabilitate Inmates

Post on September 10, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

A clever judge found an intelligent and unique way to offer inmates a chance for freedom earlier than they were expecting by applying the “re-socialization” method.  The alternative energy program lights a boardwalk and benefits inmates, while becoming the focal point of a movement to improve Brazil’s troubled prison system. Now, four bikes aregoing from Continue Reading…

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In Brazil, Cuba Has a Friend

Post on September 6, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you don’t have a rich Uncle, as in Uncle Sam, it’s still nice to have a rich friend.  In the case of Cuba, Brazil is that friend.  Taking the lead and doing what the U.S would otherwise be doing despite political disagreement, Brazil became one of Cuba’s main economic partners worldwide. The two countries Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Federal Judge Rules with the Indigenous

Post on August 30, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Applying extremist social welfare preventing progress, a federal appeals court has ordered construction to stop on the controversial Belo Monte dam, citing insufficient consultation with local indigenous communities. Brazil’s Regional Federal Court ruled last Tuesday that the consultation process outlined in Brazil’s constitution and U.N. Treaty 169 on indigenous rights was not properly followed. Read Continue Reading…

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Brazil’s Rousseff Inviting Private Sector

Post on August 28, 2012, 1:33 pm by admin 0 Comments

Rousseff is applying a formula that, if done in a correct dosage, could be very beneficial for any country. For anyone who follows Brazilian politics, the juxtaposition was surprising: a left-leaning president from the Workers’ Party, which has its roots in the 1980s trade union movement, auctioning off government property to private investors while jilted Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Federal Judge Rules with the Indigenous

Post on August 20, 2012, 1:30 pm by admin 1 Comments

Applying extremist social welfare preventing progress, a federal appeals court has ordered construction to stop on the controversial Belo Monte dam, citing insufficient consultation with local indigenous communities. Brazil’s Regional Federal Court ruled last Tuesday that the consultation process outlined in Brazil’s constitution and U.N. Treaty 169 on indigenous rights was not properly followed. Read Continue Reading…

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Bank betting on Brazilians

Post on August 16, 2012, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Niches make riches they say.  They also say, strike while the iron is hot.  A government-backed bank in Brazil is betting $53 million on a strategy to attract the business of South Florida’s growing population of Brazilian expatriates.  The iron is hot. Read Daily Business Review article here: http://bit.ly/OiTcHx – Presented by Miami International Business Continue Reading…

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