Retail Sales in Rio de Janeiro Fall 6.1 Percent in March

Retail Sales in Rio de Janeiro Fall 6.1 Percent in March

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The retail sales in Rio de Janeiro fell 6.1 percent in March this year, compared to March 2015, according to the Sales Thermometer released yesterday (April 26th) by Centro de Estudos do Clube de Diretores Lojistas, or Shopkeepers Directors Club Study Centre – CDLRio. It […]

British Oil Worker Killed in Rio Carjacking: Daily

British Oil Worker Killed in Rio Carjacking: Daily

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Late on Wednesday (April 4th) Peter Campsie, a British oilworker living in Rio de Janeiro state was shot and killed in apparent carjacking in Niterói. Reports indicate he was shot twice as two carjackers attempted to steal his Lexus, as he was driving back from […]

Access MBA Tour Returns to Brazil Feb 20-22nd

Access MBA Tour Returns to Brazil Feb 20-22nd

By Mariya Toneva, Access MBA RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The prestigious Access MBA Tour will once again take place in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, February 20th and in São Paulo on Saturday, February 22nd 2013. With a groundbreaking One-to-One event concept, Access MBA helps business professionals tap into the global leadership pool by […]

Foreign Tourism to Bring US$9.2B in 2014 to Brazil: Daily

Foreign Tourism to Bring US$9.2B in 2014 to Brazil: Daily

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to estimates by the Brazilian Tourism Institute (EMBRATUR), foreign tourists should inject US$9.2 billion (about R$22 billion) into the Brazilian economy in 2014. If these estimates are reached, it will represent an increase of 35.8 percent from 2012, when the international currency received was […]