Brazil section in The Guardian newspaper online – Read and learn more about Brazil!

The Guardian newspaper online serves as a great source of news and information regarding countries all over the world.  The Brazil section in particular, covers a mix of news on politics, business and cultural curiosities about the country. We highly recommend you subscribe to the website, and continue learning more about Brazil and all the updates… Read More Brazil section in The Guardian newspaper online – Read and learn more about Brazil!

Rio 2016 raises the bar for Olympic and Paralympic sports

“Tourists from around the world in Rio for the Games highlighted the hospitality of Brazilians” The Brazilian government official website on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games presents an overview of the experience provided during the games, and results achieved from hosting it. As quoted in the article, “A survey conducted by the Ministry of Tourism revealed… Read More Rio 2016 raises the bar for Olympic and Paralympic sports

7 Things to Consider Before Hiring in Brazil

The Brazil Business explains further in this article how “it is very common to hear foreign business owners saying that the workforce in Brazil is very expensive. This is true, but not because Brazilian people make a lot of money, but because there are many other costs related to hiring and employment.” The article highlights more… Read More 7 Things to Consider Before Hiring in Brazil

Online Debit Payment for E-commerce in Brazil

TechinBrazil  shares some insights on “one of the most popular options for e-commerce payments in Brazil. In this article we (TechinBrazil) will provide an overview of the main characteristics and integration of online debit payments.” Some of the main topics addressed in the article, include: Summary of Online Debit Payments Online Debit in Comparison to Boleto… Read More Online Debit Payment for E-commerce in Brazil

7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

Babbel Magazine online shares a fun article, and video, to help non-Brazilians understand these questions: Why do Brazilians use so many hand gestures? Is this an exclusively Brazilian habit? The first paragraph sets the tone for the article: “We Brazilians are famous for being expressive — not just vocally, but gestural (after all, what’s music without… Read More 7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

The GLEX – Global Experience Business Camp. Connecting entrepreneurs and businesses between Latin America and Europe

The Occasio International Advisory Services (Occasio) and the GLEX Global Experience Business Camps are partnering together in order to promote further exchange, learning and business opportunities between entrepreneurs and businesses in Latin America and Europe.  The GLEX team is located in Madrid, Spain. Below is an interview with the Director of GLEX, Ms. Yenny Villamar… Read More The GLEX – Global Experience Business Camp. Connecting entrepreneurs and businesses between Latin America and Europe

The Brazilian way of doing things – what is the “jeitinho brasileiro”?

The Brazil Business highlights in a fun and serious note, the realities of doing business in Brazil.  The article states,”In a world of increasing appreciation for cross-cultural competence, it is imperative to adapt to new cultures. Brazilians have a unique manner of handling things, that can surprise unprepared foreigners. This article will enlighten you about the… Read More The Brazilian way of doing things – what is the “jeitinho brasileiro”?