HSBC promotes Brazilian culture and business worldwide

HSBC promoted China in 2008 and India in 2009. Now it is Brazil turn. On a year-long ‘tour’ across key markets, high-profile briefings will draw together Brazil ‘champions’, industry pioneers from a range of sectors, and senior-level policy-makers to examine Brazil’s investment opportunities over the next five years and identify the obstacles to be overcome.

Rio is the most expensive city in the Americas

Rio de Janeiro ranked 28th among the most expensive cities for foreigners in 2010. In 2009, Rio was ranked 132th in the same study. Quite a change. The study was conducted by ECA INTERNATIONAL, a  British consulting company. All other cities in the Americas  were considered cheaper than Rio. That includes New York City. Furthermore, Rio’s position could haveContinue reading “Rio is the most expensive city in the Americas”

Bossa Nova genius João Gilberto in New York, June 22th

Experience The Genius of João Gilberto at the CareFusion Jazz Festival New York on Tuesday, June 22, at 8:00 pm at Carnegie Hall when the renowned singer/guitarist/composer returns to New York for the first time since he celebrated the 50th anniversary of Bossa Nova in 2008. When João Gilberto walks on stage with just his guitarContinue reading “Bossa Nova genius João Gilberto in New York, June 22th”