NYT features Três Rios, in its real estate section… this blog had already featured Tres Rios as a good place for property investment

On November 21st, the real estate section of the New York Times, Great Homes and Destinations, featured a farmhouse in the town of Três Rio, south of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. The article shows the …

Foreigners fighting over favela property in Rio de Janeiro

The view from the hamock at Alto VidigalA German businessman took advantage of the absence of its Austrian owner, to take back the Pousada(inn) Alto Vidigal, located on the hills of the pacified favela of the Vidigal in Rio de Janeiro. The attack occurred during the night …

Lack of skilled labor to operate pre-salt oil rigs in Brazil, and new policies to grant work visas for foreigners

According to Sete Brazil, shortage of skilled labor to handle the complex mechanisms and apparatus is a barrier to entry into operation of different equipments in the pre-salt exploration area. There aren’t in the Brazilian market professionals trained to operate …

Foreigners come to Brazil for free AIDS treatment guaranteed by the government

In 2012, the Center for Reference and Training in HIV / AIDS (CRT) of São Paulo reached the milestone of 564 foreign patients with HIV treated free of charge since 2008, representing over 11% of people with the virus being …

Foreign workers divide the public opinion in Brazil

A research conducted by the brazilian institute Ibope Intelligence in partnership with the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN) shows that 42% of Brazilians believe that the entry of foreigners in the domestic labor market is beneficial for the …

Hugh Hefner comes to Rio and elects the new Devassa Girl

These are the foreigners that have confirmed their presence to the Rio Carnival this year.


Hugh Hefner, founder and owner of Playboy Magazine


The candidates to be the Devassa Girl

Hugh Hefner, the founder and owner of the Playboy magazine …

Work in Brazil now arouses the interest of 400.000 foreigners

The power of attraction among foreigners in Brazil went beyond the area of ​​fun and came to the labor market. For them, the country’s economic growth, the proximity of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics and the pre-salt, associated …

Brazil wants to facilitate visas for foreign professionals

Instead of queuing, the red carpet. Depending on the team formed by the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Republic (SAE) to develop a national immigration policy, that is how the government intends to treat the highly qualified foreign professionals …