Monthly Archives: March 2013

Rio Security: Call it Operation Iraq?

Some private equity investors at Stanford would like me and another Stanford graduate to help them with security issues in Brazil. Like many people around the world, their views of Brazil are influenced by films like Tropa de Elite 2.  … Continue reading

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Brazilian post office – ECT, opens first international unit in Miami

Brazilian Post Office – ECT announces its internationalization.  The goal is to  support micro and small Brazilians entrepreneurs in exporting. ECT also aims to support the Brazilian citizens who are abroad. Miami first ECT’s first postal code in the United States … Continue reading

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Politics in Brazil Early kick-off: Is Dilma the same as Lula?

Politics in Brazil Early kick-off From The Economist   The 2014 presidential campaign gets under way Feb 23rd 2013 | SÃO PAULO |From the print edition A CAMPAIGN that officially lasts just three months should mean that Brazil’s next presidential election, due in … Continue reading

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Tropa de Elite 2

So how accurate is this movie? My friends say it is a very good picture of what has recently, and is happening.    janarwasito@alumni.stanford.edu

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SmartGRID Energy + Brazil Security

Here in United States, I am working on a private equity project involving SmartGRID. My clients want to know whether Brazil has “world class security”? For example, can Brazilian police use video evidence? In the 2009-2012 English preparation for the … Continue reading

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