Monthly Archives: May 2014

Will EcoHouse Group’s next project also be in Rio Grande do Sul.

It’s no longer a secret that property giant EcoHouse Group has launched their latest Minha Casa Minha Vida social housing development in the city of Alvorada in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, but if history repeats itself

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BRAZIL’S FAVELAS OFFER ALTERNATIVE BUDGET ACCOMMODATION FOR WORLD CUP FANS

By the time the World Cup is over, Mary Santos da Silva hopes she can afford to build an extra floor on the roof of her house. A resident of Alto de Ondina, a neighbourhood overlooking the ocean in the city of

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Freak Hail Storm Hits Sao Paulo

It’s scarcely three weeks until the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. However, preparations in the metropolis have recently been stalled by a massive freak hailstorm, leaving some streets icy and whitened,

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World Cup opening venue hosts first match

The Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo has been eagerly awaited by supporters at home and abroad alike. On 12th June it will host the opening World Cup match between Brazil and Croatia, followed a week later by England’s crucial match

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President Rousseff Defends Minha Casa Minha Vida

At an inaugural  ceremony for new housing units, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil once more defended her government’s financial support for the MCMV programme. To give it its full name, ‘Minha Casa, Minha Vida’ (‘My House, My Life’) has been

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Brazil Promises ‘Greenest FIFA World Cup’

Brazil announced a package of pollution-cutting measures Tuesday aimed at making this year’s World Cup more environmentally friendly, ranging from an emissions-trading scheme to a “green passport” smart-phone application. “We want to score green goals,” said Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira

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EcoHouse Group launches new Minha Casa Minha Vida development near Porto Alegre.

The wait is finally over as EcoHouse Group last month announced that the location of their latest “minha casa minha vida” housing development would be just outsidethe city of Alvorada, a large city of over 200,000 people location just 16km

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