Monthly Archives: February 2014

Brazil Central Bank is Cautiously Optimistic

In an announcement on Thursday, Brazil’s Central Bank ( ‘BC’) cautiously welcomed signs that the country’s economy appears to be improving. Alexandre Tombini, the BC President commented that the national GDP increased by 2.3 % during last year, reflecting advances

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EcoHouse Group Construction Updates

These are some of the latest updates for EcoHouse Groups construction Project’s, such as casa nova green and also the Bosque das Acacias project. The EcoHouse Group Construction updates page contains all the picture’s related to the work on these

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Online Jobseeking in Brazil Adzuna survey

Nowadays in Brazil more and more people seeking jobs use the internet rather than more traditional offline means. However, some locations are much more successful for this than others. According to a recent survey conducted by jobseekers’ website Adzuna, the

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70000 extra police for Brazil World Cup

Brazil has announced a security boost of around 70,000 additional police officers for the World Cup.  These additional officers bring the total number of security personnel during the tournament to 170,000, including around 20,000 security stewards trained to work in

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Brazil set to launch stage three of Accelerated Growth Programme

Brazil is making preparations to launch the third phase of its Accelerated Growth Programme (PAC 3), according to O Globo.  Launched in 2007 by former-President Lula (pictured above) and continued by his successor, Dilma Rousseff, the first two phases of the

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Brazils electricity charges still in world top dozen

Despite the country’s 2012 package of measures to reduce the cost of electricity in Brazil, the costs of the commodity are still among the top twelve in the world. Apparently Brazil is still the eleventh most expensive country in the

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Brazil and South Africa to lead 2014 house price rises says Fitch

Brazil and South Africa are set to enjoy the highest rises in house prices in 2014, according to a survey of 16 countries from leading ratings agency, Fitch.  The Global Housing and Mortgage Outlook predicted that the two countries will

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