Eike Batista Down, But Far From Broke

Eike Batista Down, But Far From Broke

Post on July 29, 2013, 3:08 pm by the-victoria-law-group 12 Comments

A year ago, Eike Batista was the world’s 8th richest man, worth $34.5 billion, thanks to his EBX holding company and the six companies under its umbrella, which all deal with natural resources and logistics. Thanks to an overall market slowdown, Brazil’s resource industry has suffered, and his companies lost an overall $10 billion in Continue Reading…

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Dilma Don’t, According to Brazilians

Dilma Don’t, According to Brazilians

Post on July 17, 2013, 3:06 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The honeymoon is clearly over, and the seven year itch has been condensed in anticipation of Brazil’s international fiesta of football.  The personal popularity of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has suffered another hit after massive protests swept Brazil last month, according to a new poll released on Tuesday.  The good news is, she’s not Morsi. Continue Reading…

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Brazil Sneezes, Miami Catches a Cold

Brazil Sneezes, Miami Catches a Cold

Post on June 28, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil, an important source of the cash that has fueled South Florida’s real estate recovery, could soon play a different role – the cooler.  Brazilians are so prevalent in Miami these days, many locals are taking Portuguese lessons as the fashionable thing to do.  But, if Brazil’s economy faces a serious slow down, Miami will Continue Reading…

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Big Government Bigger in Brazil

Big Government Bigger in Brazil

Post on May 17, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

I am not part of any political party or affiliation but I do believe that big government sinks the economy and democracy of any free country. Big Governments tend to be inefficient and more controlling of citizens’ lives. In Brazil, president Dilma Rousseff added a new minister to her Cabinet on Thursday, further enlarging a federal government Continue Reading…

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New Brazilian WTO Chief Stresses Negotiation

New Brazilian WTO Chief Stresses Negotiation

Post on May 10, 2013, 3:03 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

All the elements seem to be coming together for Brazil.  World Cup, Olympics, and now the World Trade Organization.  In a history making move, Roberto Azevêdo, a career Brazilian diplomat, will take the reins at a time when the world trading system is at a crossroads.  Brazil has a chance to be the country of Continue Reading…

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WTO Lead May Go to Brazil

WTO Lead May Go to Brazil

Post on May 7, 2013, 2:03 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

World Cup, Olympics, and now head of the World Trade Organization?  Why not.  These days, it seems like everything is happening in Brazil.  And just like in Men’s Olympic Soccer, the final contest pits Brazil vs. Mexico. Brazil’s WTO permanent representative since 2008 is up against a Mexican candidate, a former senior trade negotiator, in Continue Reading…

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