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 important for the economy. But the sector is controlled by the state and private investorsContinue reading “Are Brazilian airports ready to meet air passenger demand in next World Cup?”

Brazil on the PBS Newshour

Here in the United States, the Newshour (previously the McNeil/ Lehrer Newshour) is a very well respected news source because it is a public television (and therefore more objective and less commercial) source of information. There is a series on Brazil running next week, with the first report today. The link is below. The correspondentContinue reading “Brazil on the PBS Newshour”

There is nothing like a World Cup (in Brazil)

Where is the best place to watch the World Cup? In Brazil, you may be sure..  There is nothing like it. The cheering, the humor, the samba after a victory… Understanding why Brazil “stops” during the World Cup is understanding how Brazilians relate to pride and joy. It might sound like a contradiction. A countryContinue reading “There is nothing like a World Cup (in Brazil)”

Cracking Brazil | Magazine Features | Building

British companies perspective on doing business in Brazil. Good summary of pros and challanges. Cracking Brazil | Magazine Features | Building.