By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, August 19th the Brazilian Ministry of Justice announced in the Official Gazette that the procedure for foreign residency in Brazil will become easier for those that apply. Many foreigners previously expressed dissatisfaction about the time consuming process that applying for a permanent residency in Brazil had became for them.
Complaints included drawn out confusion over missing documents and incorrect paperwork. The new rules amend Ordinance No. 1351, issued earlier this month on August 8th and will go into effect on September 1st.
"Most of the requests we receive . . .