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Olympics in Rio, yay.

Post on June 30, 2016, 1:57 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The good news is, the projection has been upgraded from a “massive catastrophe” to merely a “big failure”…by the Brazilians! Stephen Colbert pointed out some major red flags ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio. “I am pumped for the Rio games,” the “Late Show” host said on Tuesday’s episode. “They are less than two months away 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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Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots Vinicius (L) and Tom pose during the opening ceremony of the new terminal at the international airport Galeao, which is expected to receive 1.5 million passengers during the 2016 Rio Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

There’s Corruption in Brazil?

Post on May 26, 2016, 10:07 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead prosecutor told Reuters.   Read Brad Brooks’ Continue Reading…

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Dilma Done, Replaced by a Convict. And This Is Brazil!

Post on May 12, 2016, 9:35 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

So, there are lots of people dancing in the streets in Brazil today.  The Real has already reacted, people believe that by ousting Dilma, Brazil is finally going to be “okay”.  Not so fast, my friends.  Dilma’s ouster isn’t going to cure Zika.  Dilma’s ouster isn’t going to clean up Rio Bay in time for Continue Reading…

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Petrobras Scandal Explains Brazil

Post on May 10, 2016, 3:02 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

On Wednesday, something surprising and strange happened in Brazil: The president, Dilma Rousseff, appointed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, her political mentor, to her own Cabinet. That same day, a Brazilian judge ordered the government to release a wiretap recording of Rousseff — yes, the government is listening in on its own president Continue Reading…

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More people are filing to become citizens in the face of anti-immigration politics

Post on April 25, 2016, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

  At a recent fair at the Long Beach Convention Center, more than 3,000 immigrants got free help filling out citizenship applications and practiced casting ballots at mock voting booths. Events like this almost certainly were not what Republicans intended when they blocked President Obama‘s program to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. But the new nationwide Continue Reading…

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