Programs of skilled immigration in Canada and Australia are getting Brazilians interested in a better life
Unlike what happens in most of the developed world, shaken by the financial crisis, some countries want to attract immigrants, with the requirement that they are qualified professionals with a technical level or higher. Due to the shortage of labor, low birth rate and aging population, these places fail to fill a large number of jobs, which could hamper the economy and compromising the country's growth. So many nations have established new legislation or the old relaxed in order to collaborate...
Brazil becomes the sixth largest economy in the world, overtaking the United Kingdom according to the British and Research Center for Economics and Business (CEBR).
The CEBR's chief executive, Douglas McWilliams, said in an interview with BBC that this change of positions between Brazil and Great Britain is part of a worldwide trend.
"I think this is part of the big economic change, where not only are we seeing a shift from West to East, but we're also seeing that countries that produce vital commodities - food and energy, for example - are...
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December 23, 2011 |
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Brazil’s official tourist board (Embratur) elected a list of 17 countries that will be prioritized in dissemination and promotion of international tourism in Brazil. Canada was considered to be very representative for the Brazilian tourism.
Data from the World Travel Monitor, 2009, show that 25 million Canadians traveled outside the country, a significant number that demonstrates the potential of this market. The spending of tourists is also indicative of a highlight. The Canadian spent in a long duration trip to Brazil, about 1,540 euros.
Canada is the country with the best reputation in the world, Brazil is in 22 °
Canada is the country with the best reputation in the world . The country got 74.76 points in 2011 RepTrak Country survey, which collected the opinions of 42 000 persons over 51 countries on five continents - Brazil was the only 22 th place.
"Canada is a country that is highly rated because it is attractive for tourism, has a government that runs with righteousness and with ethics and has a strong economy," said Efe, Ana Isabel Martinez, spokeswoman for the Reputation Institute Colombia, the organization responsible...
Christ the Redeemer' Statue Turns 80 Years old
Brazil is getting ready to celebrate the 80th birthday of its iconic Christ the Redeemer statue with a party this Wednesday.
The statue is a major tourist attraction that brings millions of people from all over the world to Brazil to marvel at its magnitude. The statue was designed by artist Carlos Oswald and local engineer Heitor da Silva, and it was sculpted by Paul Landowski of France. It took nine years to construct and was finally finished in 1931 and opened to the public on Oct. 12.
Brazil: Canada’s new preferred partner
Source: Globe and Mail - By Marina Jimenez
Canadians’ knowledge of Brazil may be as scant as the country’s famed micro-thong swimwear. But somehow the South American economic giant has edged out traditional favourites such as Mexico and Argentina as Canada’s new preferred partner in the hemisphere. What accounts for Brazil’s ascendancy?
What will the World Cup, Olympics mean to Rio's poor?
Does the country’s sensual exuberance and globe-strutting confidence act as a release valve for all that northern restraint? Is Brazil Canada’s alter...
By Marcelo Vital - photo by Lydia Perr
His name means “from light” in Portuguese, so what could be more fitting than for this 43-year-old Brazilian from Sao Paulo to create a car powered by sunlight? The Power of One is the effort of an international team orchestrated by one man with a dream: Marcelo da Luz.
While not an engineer or scientist by trade, Marcelo reached out to volunteers all over the world to build his dream, a solar-powered three-wheeler out of his own design called the Power of One, or “X of 1.” Seeing the car in action is surreal and exhilarating; a UFO-like structure...
By Ingrid Coifman - photo by ABPI-TV ( Brazilian delegation )
The Banff World Media Festival 2011 brought together writers, producers, directors and buyers of television and digital media productions from around the globe. This year, in the land of Alberta’s Rockies, one of the most important international media events took place in mid-June at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, gathering thousands of industry players ready to pitch million-dollar ideas, hoping for a big hit in the small screen universe soon. Brazil was well represented there and grabbed the attention of international partners....