Jun 15

Public-sector pay in Brazil: Shaming the unshameable | The Economist

  Public-sector pay in Brazil: Shaming the unshameable | The Economist When his time as São Paulo’s mayor finishes at the end of the year, jokes Gilberto Kassab, he will look for work in the garages of the city’s municipal assembly. This month the city’s legislature published, for the first time, the salaries of some …

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Jun 15

House of Representatives approves purchase of agricultural land by foreigners

Agriculture Committee of the House of Representatives approves purchase of agricultural land by foreigners The Agriculture Committee of the House of Representatives approved on Wednesday (13th of June 2012) the text of the bill that allows the acquisition of large plots of land by Brazilian companies controlled by foreigners. Today, the actual limit is up to …

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Apr 13

Facebook Blasts into Top Position

Facebook Brazil

Facebook Blasts into Top Position in Brazilian Social Networking Market Following Year of Tremendous Growth – comScore, Inc. São Paulo, Brazil, January 17, 2012 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data showing that Facebook assumed the top place in the Brazilian social networking market following a year …

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Apr 13

“Brazilians are ruining FACEBOOK …”

"CNN says that Mark is saddened by the behavior of Brazilian Facebook"

The news channel CNN said that the behavior of the Brazilians on the social network site Facebook is saddening Mark Zuckerberg. “On the one hand, Brazilians are growing Facebook, however they ruin everything,” he said. Facebook engineers were considering allowing the inclusion of images in the format animated GIF-pictures (moving images), but Mark refused the idea because he has …

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Mar 27

Billionaire Batista in Talks to Sell $1 Billion EBX Stake

Eike Batista

Billionaire Batista in Talks to Sell $1 Billion EBX Stake via Billionaire Batista in Talks to Sell $1 Billion EBX Stake. as the billionaire continues his quest to become the world’s richest man. “Imagine me getting my engine and adding another turbo charger,” Batista said in a telephone interview from Rio de Janeiro late yesterday. …

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Mar 11

GE to build R$60 million plant in Brazil’s Bahia

Reinaldo Garcia CEO and president of GE Latin America

General Electricplans to build a R$60 million plant in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia to assemble wind turbines as the market for wind power surges in the South American country, Reinaldo Garcia, head of the company’s operations in Latin America, said Wednesday. The plant will be built during the next six to 12 months, …

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Mar 01

10 most innovative Brazilian corporations according to Fast Company magazine

Over the last decade, Brazil has become fertile source for creativity and disruptive business models. The innovation revolution is alive both among start-ups and among the thousands of Brazilian multinationals. A new report from INSEAD and the OECD Development Centre argues that by developing new business models, “in several revealing cases, Brazilian businesses are redefining …

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Feb 28

2012 Brazilian Income tax (IRPF) to be submitted latest April 30th

"Leao Imposto"

Carnaval is over, the Lion is coming After having celebrated New Year and Carnaval it is now time to start the year really. As per today you can fill out and submit your income tax. This year, the application to fill out your income tax declaration has been available before March 1st 2012.  According to …

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Feb 25

American Farmers ‘Amazed’ by Brazilian Agriculture – Farm Futures

After ten days of touring Southern Brazil in early February, 34 U.S. farmers from 10 states came away very impressed with this country’s agricultural potential, despite the drought that withered crops on most of the farms we visited. via American Farmers ‘Amazed’ by Brazilian Agriculture – Farm Futures.

Feb 24

Brazil highways’ maintenance to the private sector on 10 year contracts — MercoPress

Brazil highways’ maintenance to the private sector on 10 year contracts — MercoPress.

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