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Brazilian Buyers Still Like Miami

Post on August 3, 2016, 3:49 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Wealthy Brazilians with cash to put into second homes have always loved Miami. But since the political crisis erupted two years ago, they’ve loved it even more. “There is no doubt in my mind that the motive to buy real estate in the U.S. has changed for Brazilians over the last two years,” says Fernando 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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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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Rio Olympic Venues Ready

Post on April 12, 2016, 1:06 pm by admin 0 Comments

In early 2014, a senior Olympic Committee official returned from a trip to Rio de Janeiro and declared Brazil’s preparations for the Summer Games to be the worst he’d ever seen. In the two years since, a crippling recession set in, dozens of construction executives were ensnared in a nationwide corruption scandal and the president Continue Reading…

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Blackstone Eyeing Up Brazil

Post on April 4, 2016, 1:51 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Investment firm Blackstone Group LP hired advisers from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to consider acquiring a controlling stake in Brazilian shopping mall operator BR Malls Participacoes SA , a newspaper reported on Sunday. Rio de Janeiro daily O Globo, without citing sources for its information, said the acquisition would amount to Brazil’s biggest-ever real Continue Reading…

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