By Carlos Graffigna, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - A little over 500 miles south of Rio de Janeiro, lies Curitiba, the capital city of the estate of Parana. Although at times little is known about this city, it has for years led the way in urban planning and has won several social awards, like the UNESCO International Literacy Prize 2008, for its innovative approach and solutions to the many complicated issues presented in today's overpopulated metropolitan areas.
Those qualities have made Curitiba a desirable place for investment and relocation, not only for Brazilians but for foreign individuals also. The . . .