Tag: Investment

By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO - The current positive economic climate in Brazil has motivated the city of Rio and the Association of Professional Investment Analysts of the Capital Markets (APIMEC) to organize a...
By Nestor Bailly, Contributing Reporter   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The end of 2010 was a dramatic time for Rio, preparations for the holidays and the massive Reveillon celebration was tainted by Rio’s recent city-wide violence. The favelas remain a...
By Alexandra Alden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR - Salvador, otherwise known as the 'Capital de Alegria' (Happiness Capital) for its rocking street parties and infamous carnival, was the first capital of Brazil and now presides over the state of Bahia. It...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – International property guru and U.S. billionaire investor Sam Zell announced in June last year that Brazil is “the number one country for investments” worldwide. At the time he was...
By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANIERO - Preparations to receive millions of tourists during the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic games are already well underway in order to present visitors with a safer, cleaner and more modern...
By Marcela Canavarro, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Following decades of neglect, the cluster of neighborhoods that comprise Rio de Janeiro's historic Centro are currently in an exciting, long term process of redevelopment. While the focus is on attracting people...
By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Skyrocketing commercial transactions between Brazil and China have prompted the Asian nation to inject another US$15 Billion into South America’s largest market.  Over the past year, global recession, US Dollar...
By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Whilst working for UBS in Sao Paulo as an investment banker back in 2003, Henry Madden and close friend Paul Irvine came to Brazil for the first time, and with the...



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