Monthly Archives: January 2014

Qatar purchases 1 billion dollar stake in Brazilian oilfield

Qatar Petroleum International has become the latest organisation to invest in Brazil’s offshore oil industry.  QPI, the global arm of Qatar Petroleum, which is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas exporter, on Wednesday purchased a 23% stake in the Parque

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Posted in Business, Companies, Investments, News, South America

Trump Hotel coming to Rio de Janeiro in 2016

Trump Organization, headed by legendary real estate investor Donald Trump, has announced that Rio de Janeiro will host its first hotel in South America.  The 13-story, 171-guestroom Trump Hotel Rio will be located in the Jardim Oceanico sub-district of the

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Posted in Business, News, South America

Brazil Makes Strides With Adult Literacy

The Brazilian Ministry of Education has confirmed that progress has been made towards the goal of universal adult literacy. This is seen against the background of the recently-published UNESCO Report monitoring worldwide progress in this aspect. It measures progress of

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With an ever rising population approaching 200 million, How does Brazil’s Electricity grid cope?

Brazil’s population is rapidly approaching two hundred million people, of course anyone can see the sheer size of country can easily accommodate these numbers, but has anyone thought about the strain on the electricity grid? With the Minha Casa Minha

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Posted in Business, EcoHouse Brazil, EcoHouse Group, Property and Real Estate, World News

Forget shares we want to profit from helping Brazil house millions in poverty Why a land with slums is a top long term bet and how to invest in emerging market

The allure of emerging markets can be hard to resist for investors who think they can get rich quick and are tempted by tales of double-digit growth in developing countries that turn into high-tech powerhouses overnight. Yet the truth is

Posted in Business, EcoHouse Brazil, EcoHouse Group, OPP

EcoHouse Group Get Back on Track and Pay Out Remaining Investors

EcoHouse Group, developer of social housing investments in Brazil which sold to more than 700 individual property investment to Singaporeans over the last two years, has started paying outstanding 20 percent cheques to those of its clients who signed ‘Deeds

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Posted in Business, Investments, Minha Casa MInha Vida, News, Property and Real Estate, Property Investment, World News

Minha Casa Minha Vida Social Housing for Brazils South East Coast

After President Dilma Rousseff’s government announced that it was increasing funding for the landmark Minha Casa Minha Vida (My House My Life) program by R$1 billion in 2014, Property giant EcoHouse Group, the Anglo-Brazilian company who have been involved in

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Manchester Home Improvements

Manchester Home Improvements