Brazil: Sócrates as Modern Deity

Post on December 7, 2011, 2:20 pm by admin 1 Comments

To many, he was Superman.  His physical talents, his intellectual gifts, his love of living.  The Big Skinny!  What a player, what a person, what a human being.  Sócrates, the soccer great and medical doctor who transcended the sport through his involvement in Brazil’s pro-democracy movement and his outspoken defense of his own bohemian excesses, Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Brazilian News

Brazil: Fines Chevron for Oil Spill

Post on November 29, 2011, 2:20 pm by admin 1 Comments

Rio is one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world.  It’s geography is stunning.  Anyone who would dare to denigrate the Rio’s natural beauty should be severely punished.  Brazil’s environmental agency said recently that it will fine Chevron nearly $28 million for a continuing oil spill off the Rio de Janeiro coast, and Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Residency on Same-Sex Marriage OK

Post on November 18, 2011, 8:22 am by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazilians love love.  They have a not underserved reputation for being, shall we say, free-spirited, including in the ways of amore.  I don’t know that the word “repressed” exists in their language.  Now, their Supreme Court is ushering in a new era of civil rights by granting residency status based on same-sex marriage.  Gay rights Continue Reading…

Filed Under: Brazilian News