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Brazil – who gives a damn, my dear?

Brazil’s crisis is cultural, not economic or political. Continue reading

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Top 10 Things Brazil must improve – 6. Transparency

Obfuscation is the new transparency in Brazil. In fact, let’s be honest, there is no transparency in Brazil. At all. One only has to look at the notices local and federal government put up when they are carrying out work: “Licensed … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things Brazil must improve – 2. Remove Trade Barriers

Protectionism and why it is a steaming pile. It is a tradition among countries with economies run by paranoid idiots to try to protect domestic economic activity by imposing unfeasibly high import duties on foreign goods, long long after it … Continue reading

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Manaus, this is your alarm call

Is Manaus heading for disaster? Continue reading

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