By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Odebrecht Group’s involvement in infrastructure projects across Brazil, the Americas and the Lusophone (Portuguese speaking) world is vast, and it has expanded into mainland Europe and North Africa generating a reported US$40 billion of worldwide revenue in 2012. Seemingly with a hand in most of the World Cup and Olympics construction, the company has seen more and more time in the spotlight.
Founded in Salvador in 1944 by Norberto Odebrecht, the Odebrecht Group now includes subsidiaries catering to engineering and construction, as well as investments in infrastructure and . . .