The Beginners’s Guide to Opening a Business in Brazil as a Foreigner

Posted on August 29th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro SouzaAugust 29th, 2016 Brazil is known as a hard place to operate a company. That being said, it is still a country ripe with opportunity, despite the ongoing crisis. In order to help you with setting up your own business here, we have written this simple guide. Both foreigners and locals are allowed […]

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Brazil: Opening a Business in Rio is Not For Wimps or Dummies

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Julia Michaels March 16, 2015 The first step taken on a path from Santa Barbara, California, to Rua Baro da Torre in Ipanema was when Sam Flowers was a mere ten-year-old, begging his mother to let him learn how to decorate cakes. That led to a B.S. degree in hotel administration at Cornell University, […]

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Teaching English in Brazil

Posted on April 24th, 2007 by Ricky Skelton

By Ricky SkeltonLike many gringoes who come to Brazil, I was hoping to find an exotic job in an exotic place and improve my language skills (or develop some) along the way by working with exotic Brazilians. The latter was the only one to come true, but not in the way that I’d expected. Teaching […]

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Doing Business In Brazil: Part 3 – Starting Your Business

Posted on January 1st, 2007 by gringadmin

By Robert Eugene DiPaoloI’ve learned many things from spending time and doing work in Brazil, most importantly that Brazil is not the USA. While this is obvious, I say it because it’s easy to forget. If you spend all you time comparing things in Brazil to how things are in your own county, you’ll end […]

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Getting a Permanent” Visa in Brazil”

Posted on December 19th, 2006 by gringadmin

By Robert Eugene DiPaoloYou might think that the fastest and easiest way to get a permanent visa in Brazil would be to marry a Brazilian. However, there is actually a more efficient and convenient way to obtain permanent residency in Brazil. And one that does not require you to make a lifetime commitment, or an […]

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Understanding Brazil: CTPS – The Work Card

Posted on November 7th, 2006 by gringadmin

By Volker RutherThis is one in a series of helpful articles by Volker which are a collection of information and experiences about how and where to get documents and permissions, or how to resolve bureaucratic subjects and matters in Brazil as a foreigner.Note that although the best efforts have been made to ensure the information […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 21

Posted on October 19th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s the final part of Joe&rsquot;s excellent and epic guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Tools of the Teaching TradeWhen I finally get home, I take a brisk shower to shake off the effects of […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 20

Posted on October 12th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here’s part 20 of Joe’s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Language & Cultural BarriersI get to Santana and immediately mount the long flight of stairs down to street level to transfer to a […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 19

Posted on October 5th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 19 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.Welcome to Chaos!Going back home after not having taught class really irks me – especially since I have yet to get started on […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 18

Posted on September 21st, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 18 of Joe&rsquot;s excellent guide to teaching English in Brazil. To read the previous parts click the relevant links at the bottom of the page.It’s Getting LateGlancing furtively at the time – an occupational holdover from my Wall Street days – I see that it’s now 12:40 […]

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