Monthly Archives: May 2011

Brazilian Tourists in the US

The 43 edition of Pow Wow, largest event of the tourism industry in the USA, ended last week with large protests for Brazil to be included in the program “ Visa Waiver.”  Brazilians attending the event were wearing bottons with … Continue reading

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France wants Brazil support for Lafarge nomination in IMF

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is in Brazil today as part of an effort to broaden support in developing countries for her candidacy to head the International Monetary Fund. Brazil was the first emerging- market country to invite her after she announced her … Continue reading

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BBC: “Brazil eases rules on conserving Amazon rainforest”

BBC came out with an interesting article about the polemic amended law Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has voted to ease restrictions on the amount of land farmers must preserve as forest. The amended law also grants some amnesties for previous … Continue reading

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Can you tell us what do you think?

You know, writing a blog is a lot energy. We wonder how we are doing, how we can improve. No way to know unless you guys tell us.. 4 seconds will do! You will also know what others are thinking … Continue reading

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Brazilian university ranked among the best business schools in the world

It is not everyday that a Brazilian university is ranked among the 5 best in the world by an international and respected newspaper. The Financial Times ranked Fundação Dom Cabral  fifth overall in the FT’s executive education ranking, and third for customized courses. FDC … Continue reading

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Carrefour merging in Brazil?

Two recent news about Carrefour’s operations in Brazil. A possible merger with Grupo Pão de Açucar and the deal with Itau Unibanco, which bought 49% of the French retailer’s bank. According to Dow Jones in Paris, Carrefour SA may seek … Continue reading

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Brazilians pay record taxes in 2011

Brazilian Internal Revenue Service (Receita Federal) announced a new records showing that taxes are moving put with the economy. Dolar is stable and country risk is down but GDP prognostics for 2011 are decelerating. The first quarter of 2011 set … Continue reading

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