Brazil Still Not Sure on Air Traffic and World Cup Only 5 Months Away, Oh Boy!

Brazil Still Not Sure on Air Traffic and World Cup Only 5 Months Away, Oh Boy!

Post on January 9, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

I can’t remember in my lifetime this much anxiety preceding a World Cup.  Not because of the potential action on the field, but because of the potential inaction off the field.  Five months out from the World Cup, Brazilian authorities seem unsure about how to handle the crunch of international visitors, many of whom are Continue Reading…

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Brazil Preparing to Receive the Pope

Brazil Preparing to Receive the Pope

Post on July 23, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Brazilians haven’t been this excited about a visit from an Argentine since Evita paid an official state visit way back when!  Since taking the helm of the world’s biggest church in March, Pope Francis has waded into massive crowds with minimal protection to hug children and wash the feet of the faithful. He has surrounded Continue Reading…

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Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

Post on June 14, 2013, 2:06 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

A state court judge in Rio de Janeiro has convicted Thor Batista, son of billionaire entrepreneur Eike Batista and a board member at his father’s EBX Group, of manslaughter for his part in a gruesome 2012 highway collision that killed a cyclist. Since I am very skeptical of the Brazilian criminal courts in general, I honestly believe Continue Reading…

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Cuban Doctors Headed for Brazil Thousands of Them

Cuban Doctors Headed for Brazil, Thousands of Them

Post on May 8, 2013, 3:12 pm by the-victoria-law-group 595 Comments

They don’t speak Portuguese, they are not licensed in Brazil, and some say their training is less than stellar, however, that doesn’t seem to matter to the country of Brazil.  They need doctors, and it’s one of the few things Cuba seems to have in abundance.  So, Brazil plans to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors to Continue Reading…

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Travel to Brazil for Futebol

Travel to Brazil for Futebol

Post on April 22, 2013, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Are you ready to dance the samba along with a few hundred thousand of your closest friends?  Are yu ready to celebrate like there’s no tomorrow, whether your team wins or loses?  If so, you might be ready for some Brazilian futebol!  Here’s an account of one recent traveler to a club game in Rio.  Continue Reading…

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Visa Free Travel for U.S. and Brazil Soon

Visa Free Travel for U.S. and Brazil Soon

Post on February 6, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Rio to Miami express.  I can’t wait.  I want to be Magic and Marvelous.  In a near future, Brazilians may find easier traveling to New York or Florida. The cost and long waiting time period to get the passport stamped to visit the U.S. might finally be over. This is obviously a goal of both Continue Reading…

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