Archive for category Brazil

Violence in São Paulo

It’s a Saturday morning. The opening day of the Confederations Cup, a major soccer (football) event that this year is hosted in Brazil. Everything these days, seems to be hosted or related to Brazil in one way or another. But today is different. I’m having breakfast in one of my favourite spots that has a […]

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2013, here we go. For all my friends…

People always ask me why I keep going back to develop projects in Brazil. Of course, I travel more to Brazil than to any other country, but I also enjoy working all around. Mexico and the U.S. are also frequent stops for me. It is not easy, mainly because travel keeps me away from my […]

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Brazil, it turns out, has a lot to learn.

As reported all over the world ( National Post ), the Head of Operations of Google Brazil was arrested yesterday for failure to take down a video posted on YouTube. As many other things, this aims a spotlight on their judicial system which has to be changed urgently, as there seems to be scandal after scandal […]

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Mexico and Brazil – Oh, so rich.

If you’ve followed this blog, you will surely know about my passion and love for Brazil. What a lot of the readers may not know is that I was actually born in Mexico and I have great love for my homeland as well. Mexico and Brazil are very similar and very different at the same […]

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Another round for Brazil.

Some people have commented that I complain a lot. Please note that I do but it’s all based on my observations, and in all honesty, my complaints may lead into getting answers and resolve some of the problems I note. On this occasion, on my most recent trip to Brazil, my friends argued that I […]

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Brazil’s biggest challenge lies right ahead.

As I fly back to Toronto from Sao Paulo, and I pass right above Brasilia, exactly on the first full day of work of the new President, Dilma Rousseff, I can’t help but think that Brazil has a tremendous challenge ahead. I know a lot of Brazilians will not agree with me on anything I […]

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My first encounter with Brazil

December, 2009. Its a very interesting story, the one about Brazil. I guess that coming from a latin country I had Latinamerica all figured out. Turns out that Brazil, as old as it is, is actually a very young country. Or better said yet, it is a new country with a very long history. After […]

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