Category Archives: Travel to Brazil

Travel to Brazil Leads Through Miami

Travel to Brazil Leads Through Miami

Are you ready for the World Cup?  The director of Miami International Airport likens getting MIA ready to handle an extra 50,000 or so World Cup travelers this summer to a military operation.

 

It involves checking and rechecking. Will the toilets work, will the moving sidewalks all be running smoothly? And then there’s the big one: Will there be a logjam at Customs as passengers bound for the June 12-July 13 FIFA World Cup cities pass through MIA?

 

Read Mimi Whitefield’s Miami Herald article here:

http://hrld.us/1mqSbR9

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Brazil in 2014, More than Just the World Cup

Brazil in 2014, More than Just the World Cup

For me, there’s never really a bad time to go to Brazil, and I don’t need a real “reason”. However, for thems that do, there’s plenty to see and do in Brazil at all times. Although, the 2014 World Cup has Brazil on everyone’s mind around the world, tickets and travel arrangements may be hardContinue Reading

Brazil Still Not Sure on Air Traffic and World Cup Only 5 Months Away, Oh Boy!

Brazil Still Not Sure on Air Traffic and World Cup Only 5 Months Away, Oh Boy!

I can’t remember in my lifetime this much anxiety preceding a World Cup.  Not because of the potential action on the field, but because of the potential inaction off the field.  Five months out from the World Cup, Brazilian authorities seem unsure about how to handle the crunch of international visitors, many of whom areContinue Reading

Brazil Preparing to Receive the Pope

Brazil Preparing to Receive the Pope

Brazilians haven’t been this excited about a visit from an Argentine since Evita paid an official state visit way back when!  Since taking the helm of the world’s biggest church in March, Pope Francis has waded into massive crowds with minimal protection to hug children and wash the feet of the faithful. He has surroundedContinue Reading

Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

Brazilian Billionaire Scion Jailed

A state court judge in Rio de Janeiro has convicted Thor Batista, son of billionaire entrepreneur Eike Batista and a board member at his father’s EBX Group, of manslaughter for his part in a gruesome 2012 highway collision that killed a cyclist. Since I am very skeptical of the Brazilian criminal courts in general, I honestly believeContinue Reading

Cuban Doctors Headed for Brazil, Thousands of Them

Cuban Doctors Headed for Brazil, Thousands of Them

They don’t speak Portuguese, they are not licensed in Brazil, and some say their training is less than stellar, however, that doesn’t seem to matter to the country of Brazil.  They need doctors, and it’s one of the few things Cuba seems to have in abundance.  So, Brazil plans to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors toContinue Reading