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Success of Rio, Brazil, Pacification Police is a story business journals need to cover more

I am re-posting an article from The Economist in Summer 2010 now because Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has come a long way from when the UPP were deployed in the slums, but this story needs to be told. In America, … 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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Shanty Life in Brazil: Onward and Upward

The Economist’s review of a long-term study of favela residents in Rio de Janeiro points out the social mobility behind the middle class in emerging markets – as well as the risk from the drug trade. “Still, for a while … Continue reading

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