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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The possibility of another gold and bronze for Brazil, this time for women’s beach volleyball faded on Wednesday night as the two Brazilian teams lost their respective matches. Frontrunners,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the city of Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, Brazilian security agents announced plans to implement an enhanced security plan to welcome foreign dignitaries...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Friday, July 15th, not only marks exactly three weeks before the start of the most watched sports event in the world on August 5th, it also marks 45 days since...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), Armando Monteiro, met with U.S. Commerce Secretary, Penny Pritzker on Thursday in Washington DC to discuss measures to increase bilateral trade...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This past weekend Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff started her first official state visit to the United States and will visit New York, Washington and San Francisco. Rousseff and the Brazilian...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to technical problems with the U.S. State Department passport and visa systems, the United States’ overseas embassies and consulates have announced delays in the processing of U.S. visas for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Talks are underway to lift tourist visa requirements for citizens from certain countries, starting with the United States, for next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympic Summer Games. The announcement was...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite the weak economy, rising inflation and the forecast of a zero or negative GDP in 2015, foreign companies have continued to show interest in investing in Brazil, especially in...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In June 2011 the U.S. dollar sank against the Brazilian real to its lowest point in recent memory, it was US$1 to R$1.55. Now, a week after surpassing US$1...

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