Barcelona's Messi looks at the ball during a training session at the San Siro stadium in Milan

Messi Good for Brazil? For 2014, Yes.

Post on October 25, 2013, 12:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Lionel Messi is a global sales icon.  Everything the diminutive Argentine touches turns to gold, and not just on the pitch.  Messi is also the figurehead of Brazil’s arch-rivals Argentina, one of the teams with the potential to spoil the 2014 party by leading Argentina over the home team’s dream of winning the World Cup Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Brazil 2014
Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Brazilian Oil Concession Goes Global

Post on October 23, 2013, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 10 Comments

Amidst heavy security, Brazil’s vast oil reserves were divided up earlier this week, and it looks like a veritable U.N. of oil companies.  A consortium including Shell (U.S./Anglo-Dutch), Total (France), two Chinese firms and Brazil’s state-run petroleum company Petrobras won the right to develop an offshore field that could hold up to 12 billion barrels Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Business in Brazil
Wie of the U.S. tees off on the 16th hole during the second round of the women's Evian Championship golf tournament in Evian

In Brazil, Michelle Wie Fala Portugues

Post on October 23, 2013, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 4 Comments

As Brazil starts to look beyond the World Cup in 2014 already, all eyes turn to Rio.  In a move that is certain to pump up the volume on the publicity meter, American golfer Michelle Wie, The Big Wiesy, who helped her sport win a place at the 2016 Games, has been appointed Youth Olympics Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Rio 2016