Brazil: On The Rise?

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:45 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Until recently, one of the most unpopular people in Brazil was an American bureaur chief for The New York Times named Larry Rohter. His sin: He accused Brazil’s President Lula of having a drinking problem. His unpopularity led The New York Times to exile him from Brazil. He has written a book about his experience Continue Reading…

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Rio: Brazil and Argentina Get Along!

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:42 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Brazilians and Argentinians share a love/hate relationship.  Each in their mind is THE most important country in South America.  The Brazilians scoff at the notion that they must share the stage with anyone, while the Argentines remain credibly indifferent to Brazil.  And even though they publicly root against each other, they secretly root for each Continue Reading…

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Brazil: Education Reform Needed

Post on December 30, 2010, 1:41 pm by the-victoria-law-group 3 Comments

As one of the BRIC Countries and future host of the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016, the spotlight is on Brazil. One of the pressing problems in Brazil has always been the lack of an educated middle class. This article by Alexei Barrionuevo of the New York Times describes the issue Continue Reading…

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