Brazil: Rio for the Olympics, Doable!

Post on January 7, 2016, 3:18 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Traveling to Brazil is going to get easier this summer, thanks to the Olympics. Brazilian officials are lifting the visa requirements for tourists from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan from June 1 to Sept. 18, 2016. Instead of having to pre-apply and fork over $160, tourists will be able to enter the country and Continue Reading…

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Brazil: World Cup Prep Expedited

Post on June 23, 2012, 2:17 pm by admin 0 Comments

Seems like the Samba pace needs an injection of Red Bull.  The Brazilian Congress approved special measures in the hope of spurring on development for the World Cup in 2014.  Who knows, maybe it’ll help the Selecao. Read USA Today’s article here: – Brought to you by The Victoria Law Group.

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Brazil: Sócrates as Modern Deity

Post on December 7, 2011, 2:20 pm by admin 1 Comments

To many, he was Superman.  His physical talents, his intellectual gifts, his love of living.  The Big Skinny!  What a player, what a person, what a human being.  Sócrates, the soccer great and medical doctor who transcended the sport through his involvement in Brazil’s pro-democracy movement and his outspoken defense of his own bohemian excesses, Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Rio Favelas the New Hot Spots

Post on September 29, 2011, 2:19 pm by admin 1 Comments

Whenever you travel, you really want to do what the locals do.  In Brazil, that is not only a dicey proposition, but also a downright scary one.  On a typical Friday night in Rio de Janeiro, a mix of young locals and tourists sip caipirinhas and dance along to a samba-infused rock band at the Continue Reading…

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Brazil – From Football Champ to Economic Powerhouse

Post on July 11, 2011, 1:15 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazil is widely known as the home of Samba, Football – The Beautiful Game, Formula One Champions, and Carnival, among many other things.  Currently, Brazil is one of the stars of the world economy and investors, including from Malaysia, are zeroing into opportunities there. Scomi Engineering recently won a bid for a monorail project in Sao Paulo Continue Reading…

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Rio: Olympics Obsession in Brazil

Post on July 6, 2011, 9:52 am by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

The Brazilian Olympic Committee is looking for its first top-10 finish in the medal count. Volleyball is expected to be its best sport but to realize its goal it also must develop athletes in events where it hasn’t traditionally been competitive.  Pole vaulting, perhaps?  Or maybe they’ll challenge the Asian dominance in Table Top Tennis, Continue Reading…

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