Dilma and Brazil, Down and Out?

Post on December 30, 2015, 4:43 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

AT THE start of 2016 Brazil should be in an exuberant mood. Rio de Janeiro is to host South America’s first Olympic games in August, giving Brazilians a chance to embark on what they do best: throwing a really spectacular party. Instead, Brazil faces political and economic disaster. On December 16th Fitch became the second Continue Reading…

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The BRICs era is over, even for Goldman Sachs

Post on November 17, 2015, 10:52 am by the-victoria-law-group 2 Comments

The handy acronym BRIC made its debut in a 2001 report by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, when the four nations it referred to made up just 8% of the world’s total economy. For more than a decade since, the theory that Brazil, Russia, India, China (and later South Africa) should be treated as a Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Rousseff Digs in as Split Brazil Opposition Ponders Her Fall

Post on August 21, 2015, 10:46 am by the-victoria-law-group 3 Comments

The new slogan for Dilma Rousseff might be:  “Dilma Doesn’t Dive”.  Just saying.  Despite the fact that her opponents struggle to find a way to unseat her, Brazil’s embattled President is digging in her heels. Rousseff, 67, has stepped up public appearances to trumpet her achievements and on Monday dined with senators to defuse discontent. Continue Reading…

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