Monthly Archives: January 2013

Brazil 2014 Official Poster Unveiled

Brazil 2014 Official Poster Unveiled

When Ronaldo is not busy being a reality star in his home country of Brazil, he is helping the Organizing Committee for Brazil 2014 unveil the official poster for the next World Cup.  At a ceremony in Ronnie’s home town of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil presented the official poster for the 2014 World Cup, unveiling bright colors and fluid patterns that evoke the tropical nation’s rich flora and fauna.  The made a good choice.  Have a look yourself.

Read Andrew Downie’s and Leslie Gevirtz’s Yahoo Sport’s article here:

http://yhoo.it/TYpuOO

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Brazil and Mexico Come Together Over Oil

Brazil and Mexico Come Together Over Oil

Although not geographically contiguous, Mexico and Brazil are getting very cozy with each other’s oil.  The leaders of Brazil and Mexico have agreed to create a working group to study technology exchange and potential projects between the government-run oil companies of both nations.  A potential business venture may create the biggest oil company in theContinue Reading

Rio Puts Bar Codes in its Sidewalks

Rio Puts Bar Codes in its Sidewalks

Brazilians are nothing if not creative.  One thing that is beloved about them around the world as is embodied in their soccer team is their flare for the undramatic.  Well, Rio de Janeiro is upping its game.   The “Marvelous City” is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding barContinue Reading

Brazil at a Competitive Disadvantage on Costs

Brazil at a Competitive Disadvantage on Costs

Brazil’s infrastructure, high taxes and bureaucracy have been a burden to Brazil’s economic development for a long time. Nonetheless, Brazil has managed to post outstanding economic results over the past decade, and is firmly established as one of the countries to watch, a certified BRIC country.  However, its dominance is under threat as other emerging marketsContinue Reading

Plan Well to Avoid Excessive Taxes in Brazil

Plan Well to Avoid Excessive Taxes in Brazil

Brazil is a lot like the United States.  Local, State, and the Federal governments look at big corporations as a robust and wealthy target for revenue. Foreign companies doing business in Brazil should carefully plan ahead to minimize the heavy tax burden imposed by the Brazilian government, specifically when concerning infraction fees. Tax officials generally issueContinue Reading

Pocket Book Still Open in Brazil

Pocket Book Still Open in Brazil

Brazil’s and Americans have a lot in common.  And what we were once the unabashed leaders in, the Brazilians are now making up for lost time.  If you live in Miami, it is no surprise to you to learn that Brazilians love to shop.  Just a few years back, they were buying two of everything. Continue Reading