Business and Pleasure in Rio for Carnival

Business and Pleasure in Rio for Carnival

Post on January 30, 2014, 1:22 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you needed any more indication that Brazil is starting to get serious about its place in the Global economy, you need look no further.  A Brazilian organization, the Brazilian Export Promotion Agency, is organizing the Carnival Project, essentially a giant business expo held at the same time as Carnival.  The “Carnival Project”, which will Continue Reading…

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Aircrafts are pictured at Galeao airport in Rio de Janeiro

Two Important Brazilian Airports Going Private

Post on November 26, 2013, 2:09 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

It makes me very uncomfortable how Brazil is experimenting with its transportation infrastructure so close to the World Cup.  It’s not that I don’t think it is needed, of course it is.  However, given the congestion that many of Brazil’s largest cities experience, the time to start fussing with the infrastructure is not slightly before Continue Reading…

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Brazil Spied on the U.S.!

Brazil Spied on the U.S.!

Post on November 6, 2013, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

For all the piety and international outrage exhibited by prominent world leaders, truth is, they were merely calling the kettle black.  For example, even though Dilma has been extremely vocal in her criticism of the U.S. for spying, Brazil now acknowledges it has spied on diplomats from the U.S., Iran, Russia, and others.  I’m not Continue Reading…

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Brazil Behind Mexico in Regional World Bank Study

Brazil Behind Mexico in Regional World Bank Study

Post on October 31, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

First Olympic Soccer, now the World bank!  Brazil is second to Mexico in Latin America in terms of ease of doing business.  Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, improved its ranking in the latest Doing Business report from The World Bank.; however, it still lags Mexico, the region’s second largest economy. Perhaps a healthy regional rivalry Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Post on October 23, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 10 Comments

Amidst heavy security, Brazil’s vast oil reserves were divided up earlier this week, and it looks like a veritable U.N. of oil companies.  A consortium including Shell (U.S./Anglo-Dutch), Total (France), two Chinese firms and Brazil’s state-run petroleum company Petrobras won the right to develop an offshore field that could hold up to 12 billion barrels Continue Reading…

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Eike Batista: How to Make a Small Fortune? Start With a Big One

Post on October 6, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Look, Ma, I’m king of the world!  Well, I was, king of Brazil, for a while.  That is the story of Eike Batista.  He rode Brazil’s mineral revolution to the top of the money heap.  Then, a funny thing happened on the way to the gold mine.  He went broke. Read Juan Pablo Spinetto, Peter Continue Reading…

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