Tag: Bureaucracy

Opinion, by Simon Thomas RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil is chock full of laws, rules, and regulations (LR&Rs). This is a country that in 2018 should pass the one million lawyers mark. That's a lot of heads to...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bureaucracy in Brazil is so widespread and extensive that a term was created to denote the difficulties and delays businesses face in the country, 'custo Brasil' (Brazil Cost). A...
By Patrick Eccles-Williams, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The much anticipated inauguration of the new Museu da Imagem e do Som (MIS, or the Museum of Image and Sound) in Copacabana continues to be delayed. The initial opening...
By Joanna Hansford, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Confederation of Industry (CNI) published a report last month that showed that up to twenty-six different types of documents can be requested during the lengthy process of exportation...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The country may have faced economic challenges over the past few years, but Brazil's future remains promising for investors and offers many long-term opportunities thanks in part to the hosting of...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Senate has approved by a wide majority a bill that changes rules governing how the country’s ports are regulated, in a victory for the ruling government, despite last-minute...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The terrible tragedy of Região Serrana in early January this year has, unfortunately, been further tainted with allegations of corruption and the diverting of disaster relief funds into private pockets....



Rio de Janeiro
overcast clouds
24.5 ° C
25 °
24 °
82 %
90 %
26 °
24 °
26 °
28 °
23 °