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The National Energy Policy Council approved on Thursday (23), the realization of the 1st round of bidding under sharing scheme in the area of the brazilian pre-salt oil for October. According to the article published on Wednesday, the National Petroleum Agency (ANP) is authorized to conduct the bidding in October 2013. The area will be [...]
Thinking about opening a company in Brazil?! Think again. Brazilian companies are the ones that work the most to pay taxes
Brazil is the country of the world in which companies need to work more hours to pay taxes, according to a World Bank study. According to the ranking, the average company has to work 2600 hours to pay taxes, putting the country in the 183th position in the world ranking – the last place. On [...]
To start off it’s a risk because you might get robbed, but to use your smartphone in Brazil is also hard for other reasons. For the second time, the mobile operators have failed to achieve the goals of the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) in relation to the service connection to the data network. The [...]
Brazilian theater director puts his hands under tv host’s dress in front of the cameras in Brazil. With pictures.
Ok, ok… he didn’t really rape or abuse her… we only put that title to get your attention to this. But we did so for the same reason the characters in this article did. One trying to get attention to himself and his book signing, the other trying to get spectators to their tv show. And following [...]
The Police of Mogi das Cruzes, at the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo, announced late on Thursday (11/04) images showing the exact moment when a suspect dies during a robbery at a gas station. The action of the criminals and the incident happened in less than 20 seconds. The mother of the guy said he suffered from [...]
The average cost of a meal in a restaurant in Brazil was R$ 27.40 last year (about 13 U$D). In São Paulo, the average was R$ 30.71 per meal(about 15 U$D), 12.1% higher than the national level, according to a survey published in the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo by Assert (Associação das Empresas de [...]
I heard these days about a famous program in the U.S. that promises to help a lot of women this summer in search of a Brazilian butt. It is the Brazil Butt Lift. That’s right: Brazilian butt lift. The program promises results in a month and includes several classes that work exclusively, the glutes. No [...]
“The seminal fluid pH is slightly acidic equal to the best wines. As a good sommelier, i do not leave anything without being tasted.” Angela Bismarchi Wanna know who Angela Bismarchi is? Read more here.
Uh oh Salvador, not you again! If going there, make sure to carry money on you to satisfy the thief!
A new report on BBC talks about one of the first(maybe not first) World Cup related ills in Brazil. Police have used tear gas and smoke grenades to break up clashes between fans who were trying to buy tickets for the inaugural match in a stadium built for the 2014 World Cup. The football fans [...]
With 70% of his body tattooed, Rodrigo Fernando dos Santos, known in São Carlos (SP) as Musquito, decided to innovate. At 39, he decided to darken the whites of his eyes. The technique, called “eyeball tattoo”, consists of injecting ink into the protection layer of the eye. The process is irreversible. “I cried ink for [...]
A book signing that the Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez would do at a Bookstore in Sao Paulo was canceled this week due to the turmoil caused by protesters opposed to her. The Cuban blogger tried to answer questions from an audience of about 300 people at the site for 30 minutes, but her speech was [...]
Her name might not be known, but the hot scenes that the housewife starred in Rio das Ostras, north of Rio, during Carnival, were seen by thousands of people on the internet. Now, the housewife is having a hard time proving that they had sex on the beach and ponders suing YouTube if the video [...]
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. The magazine nailed it in the head defining in a few words what exactly happens [...]
With more foreigners moving to Brazil everyday, our list of expat bloggers writing about the country is also growing. We also have their latest posts and the date so you don’t have to bother going to them if there are no new posts. Take a look at our list as it grows everyday: http://www.thelocal.com.br/resources/
According to a recent article in the Valor Economico newspaper ( http://www.valor.com.br/brasil/3005220/hotel-caro-e-maior-critica-de-turista-estrangeiro-ao-carnaval-do-rio ), the high cost of accommodation in Rio de Janeiro was elected as the main negative point for foreign tourists who spent the Carnival in Brazil this year. According to the research published by the newspaper, when asked about the main drawbacks of [...]