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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