Dilma's Reelection

Observers See Dilma’s Reelection as Bad for Business, What Do They Know

Post on October 28, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 3 Comments

Investors have been excited about the prospects of Brazil’s future for as long as anyone can remember. Brazil is the emerging economy that keeps on emerging, the country of tomorrow and it always will be. Most observers would have preferred any candidate other than Dilma Rousseff to lead the world’s fourth largest economy, but the Continue Reading…

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russian food sanction

Brazil Seeking Windfall from EU Sanctions on Russia

Post on August 12, 2014, 1:00 pm by admin 1 Comments

As relations among Russia, the United States and the European Union deteriorate over the Ukraine crisis, there may be one unexpected winner: Brazil. Brazil, the region’s agricultural behemoth, is viewing Russia as a big market that will soon be in need of a lot of things the Brazilians, and largely the Brazilians alone, can provide. Continue Reading…

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Dilma Rousseff

Rousseff v. Neves, Dilma’s Got Dough

Post on August 11, 2014, 3:00 pm by admin 1 Comments

Since the end of the Brazil’s World Cup this summer, the country’s attention has turned to its upcoming presidential elections. Many Brazilians are still upset at the profligate spending associated with the World Cup and the dismal performance of the Seleção. And many of them point the finger squarely at current president, President Dilma Rousseff. Well, Continue Reading…

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Brazil’s Azul Airline Coming Home to U.S., Sort of

Brazil’s Azul Airline Coming Home to U.S., Sort of

Post on July 24, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 42 Comments

JetBlue, as it’s known in the States, could soon be “kissing its cousin” at the Fort Lauderdale Airport.  FLL is contemplating getting closer to Brazil’s third-largest air carrier, Azul, a “cousin” of JetBlue, could be flying into FLL before the end of the year.  Of course, the crowd in Pompano are beside themselves in anticipation. 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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