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Merry Christmas “à la brésilienne”

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wishing you all an inspiring holy Christmas.

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Languages Supermarket

Mediate between people from different cultures speaking different languages is like walking on broken glass. Hence, there is no need to look for other situation for a rush of adrenalin. It is a risky work, no matter how good the … Continue reading

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The invention of tropical landscaping: Burle Marx

The emerging economy we refer to as  “Brazil”  is also a country discovering its pride and values. Culture has an important role in this. Culture forging values Evolving from colonial roots, when everything that was good was imported,  Brazil has … Continue reading

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Brazilian studios want to compete with Dreamworks and Pixar

With an eye in the global market for animation, which exceeds U.S. $ 128 billion annually, Brazilian producers and studios are starting to prepare their internationalization. A success case The animation Rio topped the weekend box office of Pixar classics like Toy Story and A … Continue reading

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The Brazilian optimism, a unique feature! (Or: How a Frenchman fell for Brazil)

Brazil holds an exotic and mysterious image for foreigners. Tourism is becoming an important economic activity. In 2008, 5,2 millions of tourist visited Brazil, a record in the subcontinent: http://www.americas-fr.com/tourisme/actualite/le-bresil-seduit-les-touristes-1635.html. Yet for many, the country still remains locked in its stereotype.  Images of … Continue reading

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German brewery will market drink with “caipirinha” taste

Caipirinha going global, with a German accent? Yes, and it is called “Bayão”. Veltins, a traditional German brewery, announced it will invest 500 000 euros  to create a bottled beverage  with a caipirinha taste. This is Veltins’  first drink containing … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Bolsa Familia

The Economist covers the Brazilian bolsa familia anti-poverty program which has been copied elsewhere, and may have lead to some development of an emerging markets middle class. “Brazil has made huge strides in poverty reduction and the programme has played … Continue reading

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