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Brazil waives visa requirement during Olympic period

Post on January 22, 2016, 4:38 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazil’s lower house voted Thursday to grant a 90-day waiver to foreigners who normally need a visa so they can come to the country next year for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bill is expected to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Dilma Rousseff. The move benefits Americans, Canadians, Japanese, Chinese Continue Reading…

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Petrobras Negotiating Over Its Scandal

Post on January 14, 2016, 3:57 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

The Brazilian comptroller general’s office is negotiating leniency deals with 10 companies implicated in the Petrobras corruption scandal and expects them to be concluded within the next six months, its acting director said on Thursday. Carlos Higino, who took over last month, said agreements expected last year had been delayed by developments, including new criminal Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Is Rio Ready for Its Olympic Closeup?

Post on January 13, 2016, 2:25 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

The 2016 Summer Olympics kicks off on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro — but with less than seven months until the Opening Ceremony, a slew of problems still show no signs of improvement. Will Connors had a good, if troubling, piece in The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday laying out the concerns in Rio. Continue Reading…

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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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American Going Direct From Miami to Campinas

Post on August 7, 2014, 1:00 pm by admin 8 Comments

The residual impact of hosting the 2014 World Cup in Brazil remain to be seen. But in one respect, there seems to have been a measurable economic bump: Travel to Brazil. Whether for business or pleasure, the world has now seen Brazil in a way it hadn’t before. And what they’ve seen so far leads Continue Reading…

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Manaus, Brazil On The Map After World Cup

Manaus, Brazil: On The Map After World Cup?

Post on July 10, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 5 Comments

Hot and Steamie!  That’s how we like our cities down here in the Tropics.  In this hemisphere, there are few hotter or steamier than Manaus, Brazil, gateway to the Amazon.  There were four (4) World Cup matches played in Manaus, between some very rich countries including: the United State, England, Italy, and Switzerland to name Continue Reading…

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