Entrepreneurial Partnership Works to Build Sustainable, Healthy World for Kids / USA and Brazil

[Austin, TX, Rio de Janeiro Brazil- Monday January 14, 2013 ] – A Brazilian-American entrepreneur with a passion for sustainable technologies and green innovation is taking steps to build a safer, healthier environment for children. Austin-based entrepreneur Julio Ferreira has …

Brazil’s Boom Has Finally Come To An End – and how this is actually good

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The sweetheart of many international investment portfolios in recent years, the Brazilian economy had been enjoying a spectacular boom. Fortunes were made on the mushrooming property market. Consumption had soared, with Brazil’s new middle class …

Repsol, Statoil in Brazil Oil Discovery

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter to http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-business/repsol-statoil-in-on-campos-basin-oil-discovery/

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Norwegian oil company Statoil, in conjunction with operator Repsol Sinopec and partner Petrobrás, confirmed on Monday that they had made a “high-impact” discovery in …

Vidigal Guesthouses Thrive After UPP

February 7, 2012 | By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter to the Riotimesonline.com

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Prior to the pacification of Vidigal in November 2011, a visit to the favela was usually only made by adventure travelers, or …