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What has to be done for Rio to top London Olympics?

London was considered for some one of the best olympic games ever for its smooth delivery. Rio de Janeiro received  the olympic flag and is officially the Olympic city… in other words: it is already under scrutiny. Both cities are metropolitan … Continue reading

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Is Brazil ready for the game?

2014 and 2016 promise to be  two important years sports wise in Brazil with the World Cup and the Olympic Games.  Brazil is now part of the selected group of countries hosting major events. Only 4 countries have managed this feat: Mexico (1968 and 1970), Germany (1972 and 1974), USA (1994-1996) and Japan (1998-2002). An … Continue reading

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Germans pitching for the World Cup and the Olympic Games

Brasilia – The German President, Christian Wulff, said on Thursday that his country is interested in working in project for the World Cup in 2014 and for the Olympic Games of Rio 2016. Wulff also remarked that currently more than … Continue reading

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Rio to host international investment event next month

Exploring business opportunities in Brazil is a good excuse to go to Rio next month for the Rio Investment 2011. Investors from all over the world are expected in Rio from March 22-24 for Rio Investment 2011. A meeting place for … Continue reading

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Where do you see Brazil in 10 years?

Mark Mobius answers this question in a blog post. Can you comment on Brazil? Where do you see Brazil 10 years from now? – James, United States Brazil is a key producer and exporter of commodities. Strong commodity prices associated … Continue reading

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How is Brazil, the brand, doing?

How is Brazil, the brand, doing? The economy is doing well, international magazines such as The Economist, The Wall Street Journal have dedicated a lot of space to Brazil. But is the brand Brazil a positive one? Does it attract … Continue reading

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Are Brazilian airports ready to meet air passenger demand in next World Cup?

Airports in Brazil have been a bottle neck for some time. In 2007, the country saw its first “apagao aereo”, an air blackout of gigantic proportions.  With the Olympic games in 2012 and the World Cup in 2014, airports become even more … Continue reading

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