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Brazilian hedge fund opens first U.S. office on Brickell

Post on July 19, 2016, 2:32 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazilian hedge fund Leste Capital Management has opened its first-ever U.S. location in Miami’s famed financial district: Brickell. The fund has taken 2,000 square feet at the Brickell Arch building, formerly known as the Espirito Santo Plaza. According to a news release from the Downtown Development Authority, which assisted Leste in its search for office Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Billionaires Facing Hard Times

Post on July 18, 2016, 2:19 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

It’s not all it’s cracked up to be these days, being a Billionaire in Brazil.  With investigations, international money transfer rules, and the thought of going to jail, it makes the working class seem more and more attractive, even in Brazil. Who wants to be a billionaire!? The answer to that question in Brazil in particular may Continue Reading…

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Brazil Market Rallies In Spite of Woeful News

Post on July 14, 2016, 2:58 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

You have to give the Brazilians credit for being optimistic.  In spite of it all, and there is a lot of it, they still see a bright future ahead for the Brazilian economy, if the stock market is any indication. The Ibovespa gained for a sixth consecutive session, heading for its longest rally since March, Continue Reading…

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 11: Female prostitutes walk the streets of the red light district, Vila Mimosa, following a fashion show with clothes designed by sex workers on December 11, 2009 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fashion show, which is a government sponsored project to give female prostitutes other career choices, displayed dozens of new designs on both models and three fellow prostitutes. The Association of the Residents and Friends of Vila Mimosa teaches the women skills in sewing and design. Out of the 105 woman to enroll in the fashion design program 65 have now found jobs in other professions besides working in the sex industry.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Some People Are More Concerned About Zika Than Others

Post on July 11, 2016, 4:35 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Like the giant statute of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado or the wildest Samba parties during Carnival, there are some things you can always count on Rio de Janeiro to provide.  As Rio gets closer to hosting the Summer Olympics, with certain things, you can count on Rio being Rio.  Girls, Girls, Girls. Disappointed by Continue Reading…

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UN Says Brazil Pulls Down Region’s Foreign Investments

Post on June 16, 2016, 3:08 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The slowdown of the Brazilian economy was one of the key factors for the decline in foreign direct investments (FDI) inflows in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). According to the United Nation’s Commission the region’s FDI inflow declined by 9.1 percent Continue Reading…

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Brazilian immigrant overcame struggles to rise to top in charter school

Post on June 13, 2016, 2:13 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

When she was younger, Barbara Ferreira never imagined she’d be her school’s valedictorian or the first in her family to attend college. At times, she wasn’t even sure she would get to stay in the United States until graduation. In middle school, the Brazilian immigrant was an indifferent student. She had other concerns, as her Continue Reading…

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