By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week respected financial organizations such as the Financial Times and Forbes were prepared to call the recession in Brazil a thing of the past.
Second quarter figures revealed strong growth in the industrial and service sectors, as well as a second quarter GDP growth of 1.9 percent.
The recent economic growth halted a streak of two consecutive quarters of declining GDP, which constitutes the accepted definition of a recession. The recent figures were published by the Brazilian Census Bureau (IGBE).
An official end to the recession will be particularly welcomed . . .