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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the number of individuals fleeing persecution and war reaching unprecedented levels across the globe, for many refugees, Rio de Janeiro has stood out as a welcome haven in an...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Mint of Brazil (CMB), which produces passports for the country, announced on Friday, July 21st, that the service will be reinstated after being suspended by the Federal Police (PF)...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Thursday, April 6th, Brazil’s federal Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense (CRE) approved a bill that would allow foreigners with an ‘irregular’ immigration status to apply for residency...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The profile of refugees and refugees arriving in São Paulo has changed, according to a survey released yesterday (March 22nd) by Caritas, a non-profit NGO of the Catholic Church that...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Located just across Guanabara Bay, off the Niterói Bridge in São Gonçalo, is a historic site called Ilha das Flores (Island of Flowers) which is the location of Rio’s Immigration...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil Justice Minister, José Eduardo Cardozo, announced that the country would be expanding the concession of visas to Haitians who wish to immigrate to Brazil. The measure, according to Cardozo...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Doing business in Brazil is an appealing prospect for many looking to capitalize on the booming oil and gas industry, as well as the emerging middle class of the seventh...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANERIO, BRAZIL - New data from the National Immigration Council concerning the number of foreigners working in Brazil showed an increase of 3.5 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year. The rise...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A significant rise in the number of foreign immigrants coming into Brazil is seen as an indication of the country's varied opportunities, as well as the relative lack of options...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Finding a lawyer in Rio can be a tricky business, especially for an expatriate or foreigner who may be unfamiliar with the language and local customs. Thankfully, Alves Jacob...
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