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By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A number of companies created to make use of Brazilian mining giant Vale's iron ore have shut down their operations in Carajás, home to the world’s largest iron ore...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Continued financial turmoil in Europe is likely to diminish numbers of foreign visitors to Rio during Carnival this year, experts predict, but increased domestic tourism will likely more than compensate for...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. ambassador in Brazil, Thomas Shannon, spoke recently about ending the requirement for Brazilians to obtain visas for traveling to the United States. According to the report by G1, Mr....
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The president of Brazil’s Banco Central (Central Bank, BC) Alexandre Tombini has signaled that Brazil will continue to defend itself from short-term capital flows that threaten to destabilize its...
By Ronald Stampleton, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – International firms with expertise in investment advice, such as Looking for Dylan and UK-based firm London & Capital, have expertise in the area of U.S. investment planning and tax compliance. Ever...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two days ago U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to make life easier for Brazilians wanting to visit the United States by eliminating the need for certain...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner visited one of Rio’s favelas yesterday, as part of the three-day official visit to Brazil. Boehner visited the Vidigal community in...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has made fewer official overseas trips in her first year in office than her predecessor, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, did in the first year...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil has joined a new political-economic regional bloc that unites 33 countries from across Latin America and the Caribbean, but significantly does not include the United States or Canada....

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