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04/28/15 BTG Pactual Said to Gain $1.5 Billion on Its Stake in Rede D’Or

Grupo BTG Pactual, Brazil’s only publicly traded investment bank, gained about 4.4 billion reais ($1.5 billion) on its stake in medical-care provider Rede D’Or Sao Luiz SA, according to a person with direct knowledge of the...

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04/28/15 Banco Santander’s Profit Rises 32 Percent, Fueled by Recovery in Spain

Banco Santander of Spain reported on Tuesday that its first-quarter profit rose 32 percent as it benefited from Spain’s improving economy and depreciation in the euro. For the three months that ended March 31, Santander’s profit...

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04/27/15 Executive Travel in Rio de Janeiro by Rio Cultural Secrets

Executive travel comes with its own set of issues, primarily the lack of time for planning recreational activities, and often coordinating groups around work-events and locations. In Rio de Janeiro, the city is full of things to...

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04/24/15 A Brazilian Affair by Chef Leticia

New York, NY- It was April 9th, on a cloudy Thursday, in the modern and chic apartment of Maria Inês Moraes and Alex Dzieduszycki, founders of Da Terra Brasil Foundation, where beautiful paintings of Erick Vittorino decorated...

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04/17/15 United Airlines Seen as Candidate to Take Stake in Brazil’s Azul

Azul SA’s quest for an alliance outside Brazil to win more passengers makes United Continental Holdings Inc. the best possible partner, according to analysts at Raymond James and Imperial Capital. “It’s a good idea that makes a...

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04/17/15 PwC Recognized with Two Rising Stars of the Profession Awards by Consulting Magazine

PwC US today announced two winners for Consulting magazine’s 2015 “Rising Stars of the Profession” award which recognizes talented individuals under the age of 35 for their outstanding contributions to the consulting profession....

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04/01/15 Mattos Filho announces new managing partner

It is with great pleasure that we announce our new managing partner. José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz begins his three year mandate today. He joined the firm as a law student twenty years ago, and he has a deep knowledge of our...

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03/27/15 Brazil government names Vale CEO Ferreira to head Petrobras board

Brazil's government has selected Murilo Ferreira, the chief executive officer of miner Vale SA, to head the board of embattled state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a filing from the oil company on Friday. The other...

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03/27/15 Brazil's Itau Unibanco increases capital to boost liquidity

The board of Itau Unibanco Holding SA, Brazil's largest bank by market value, approved a capital increase to boost liquidity of its shares and generate value for investors, according to a securities filing on Friday.

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12/09/14 Fernando Henrique Cardoso Will be the Brazilian Recipient of the 2015 Person of the Year Award

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is proud to announce The Honorable Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President of Brazil, as the Brazilian Recipient of the 2015 Person of the Year Awards. FHC was president of...

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12/09/14 Tribute to Clelia de Toledo Leite Moraes (1921 – 2014)

The Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. mourns the loss of an outstanding human being, dear friend, and steadfast supporter – Clelia de Toledo Leite Moraes – who passed away December 4, 2014 at...

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12/03/14 Nuclear Industries of Brazil SA seeks to hire international company to provide insurance against fire and electrical damage

The Nuclear Industries of Brazil SA (INB), a state company under the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, seeks to hire via public bidding an international company to provide insurance policy against fire and...

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10/20/14 Tribute to Mr. Paolo Lavagetto

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing of Paolo Lavagetto, former General Manager of VARIG Brazilian Airlines in New York. Mr. Lavagetto...

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10/14/14 Khan Academy Provides Unique Learning Experience in Brazil

Over 400 million learners and 500,000 teachers around the world are using Khan Academy in their classrooms to help to inspire, motivate and guide students through their learning paths. In Brazil, it is an important educational...

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10/08/14 2014 Brazil Economic Conference: Arminio Fraga Confirmed as Speaker

Armínio Fraga, partner at Gávea Investimentos and financial adviser to candidate Aécio Neves, who will be disputing Brazil’s elections on October 26th against President Dilma Rousseff, is confirmed to participate as speaker (via...

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09/23/14 The Value Proposition for the Digital Landscape

With more money being invested into digital programs, there has never been a more important time to be asking critical questions to ensure that the investment is appropriate to the organization. A McKinsey Global Survey found...

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09/23/14 Brazilian Maestro Leads Orchestra in New York

Brazilian maestro Thiago Tiberio will be leading the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble orchestra in a program of American classical music on October 19th, at the Julia Richman Auditorium (317 East 67th Street). A young, energetic...

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09/19/14 Tribute to Mrs. Carmen Vieira

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing, on September 13, 2014, of Mrs. Carmen Vieira, a longtime friend and supporter of the Chamber and...

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09/17/14 What Challenges Will The Next Brazilian President Likely Face?

This October's national elections mark the seventh presidential election under the 1988 Constitution that cemented Brazil's return to democracy. Since then, Brazil's multiparty, coalition-based democracy has consolidated,...

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08/21/14 Following Each Other's Lead - Law Reform in Latin America

Legal systems are dynamic, continually evolving, and adapting to the changing norms of society. These adaptations can be found in all areas of law, all over the world. Revisions to the law often follow regional trends. This is...

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