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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - According to a survey conducted by British weekly, The Economist, Brazil has the fourth most expensive Big Mac in the world. The latest Big Mac Index, released on January 22nd,...
By Mary Bolling Blackiston, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a January 2014 survey conducted by the leading British weekly, The Economist, Brazil has the fifth most expensive Big Mac in the world. Selling at US$5.25 (or...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Economist, a weekly English-language publication is also responsible for organizing a series of conferences that take the ideas from the magazine and discuss them in the flesh....
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone is talking about the soaring costs of living in Rio de Janeiro – the 12th most expensive city in the world for expats according to Mercer’s 2011 Worldwide Cost of...
By Carlos Graffigna, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - To the prized ocean-front real estate along Ipanema beach comes a new addition, and in the current boom-mentality of Rio de Janeiro, it looks certain to be a hot commodity. In...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has often been accused of being a country eternally on the rise, without ever reaching the level of economic and political performance that it is capable of. Recent events for...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - With a famous wife and an infamous temper, Ciro Gomez of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) cuts quite the dashing figure in Brazilian politics. Next year he will in all likelihood...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Recently, The Economist called the Sarney case a “House of Horrors”. Rightly so, the case is unraveling with frightening speed while the Senate stands unaltered during recess. A sizable mathematical...
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