Government worried about brazilians purchasing goods abroad, from Revista Exame

An article on Revista Exame this week sheds light on government data that showed that overseas purchases are increasingly common in Brazil with the accessible rate for the dollar against the real, noncompetitive industry in the country and transportation facilities. …

Megan Fox is the new star for Brahma beer in Rio Carnival 2013

Inspired by her role in the movie “Transformers” star Megan Fox is the new trademark model of Brahma beer in Brazil, which invites Brazilians to transform themselves this carnival. According to a brazilian newspaper, the actress received $ 4.7 million …

How to meet women in Brazil during carnival, at night or anywhere

You have just arrived in Brazil and you are of course interested in the beautiful Brazilian women. Many of them don’t  even look at you, especially if it’s Carnival and if you are not what they are interested in: the …

Planned communities are the new trend of the Brazilian real estate market

The planned communities are a recent trend of the Brazilian real estate market. The subject was highlighted at the recent Complan – International Seminar of Planned Communities that happened in Costa do Sauipe, and was organized by ADIT, the Association …

‘Miss Bum Bum’ Pageant looking to discover Brazil’s Best Butt

Brazil is gearing up for the “Miss Bum Bum” pageant, a nationwide contest to find the best butt in the country.

The nation’s cutest derriere will be chosen out of 27 competitors, one from each of Brazil’s Federative Units(states). Online …

Good and not so good news in brazilian economy: energy prices reduced

On one side, a weak economy, shaken by the international crisis. The other, a labor market where unemployment rates remain low, month after month. One scenario, against the core countries, which gets you air a question: how long will Brazil …

One trillion in taxes paid to the government this year in Brazil!

The collection of federal, state and local taxes, paid by Brazilians reached the milestone of $ 1 trillion this Thursday, August 30, 2012, according to Impostômetro(Taxometer), system that measures in real time the collection of taxes in the country. The …

Forbes Magazine mocks price that Brazil pays for vehicles: Corolla US$ 65,000 in Brazil vs US$ 16,000 in the US

An American journalist caused controversy this week by publishing an article mocking the prices of cars in Brazil. The bad news is that he is absolutely right and the Brazilian will have to swallow the dry jest. “One can imagine …

What you can buy for R$ 300.000 (about U$D 160.000) in the main capital cities of Brazil

Entrance of a house in Rio de Janeiro.Brazil, the country of diversity, and one of the largest territorial extensions in the world, also has a huge discrepancy in prices of real estate. Differences of values are evident both among states and regions – such as the Federal …

Brazil hits mark of R$ 700 billion in taxes, data from the Brazilian Taxometer(Impostômetro)

Brazil reaches, on Tuesday (June 19th), the mark of R$ 700 billion in federal, state and municipal taxes paid from the first day of this year, according to data from the Taxometer(Impostômetro of the Commercial Association of São Paulo).

This …

An interview with Brazilian Bubble, by Rachel Glickhouse

Dont miss this interview from RioGringa blog… she interviews the folks at Brazilian Bubble, a great and realistic blog about Brazil.

For Brazilian bubble: http://brazilianbubble.com/an-interview-with-brazilian-bubble-by-riogringa-coms-rachel-glickhouse/
For RioGringa: http://www.riogringa.com/

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An interview with Brazilian Bubble, by Rachel Glickhouse…

Val Marchiori star of “Rich Women” reality show in Brazil featured on beer campaign

On the video posted on the internet by the Skol brand, the blonde presents the Skol Litrao(a bottle of 1 liter of beer) with returnable packaging. The commercial was recorded in Sao Paulo last month.

The socialite got famous in …

Dilma Rousseff’s visit to the US 2: visa waiver program, end of double taxation and oil production chain in Brazil

The Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrived on Sunday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, USA, with an optimistic expectation about the trip and the meeting with US President Barack Obama.

The Presidents Rousseff and Barack Obama agreed to allow …

Dilma Rousseff’s visit to the US

BRAZIL has probably never mattered more to America than it does now. America has probably never mattered less to Brazil. Not that relations are bad between the two countries—far from it; they are increasingly cordial and productive. But America has …