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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Brazil Blog: Job Problems, Financial Blues and Decision Time

Posted on November 2nd, 2006 by gringadmin

By Gringo BloggerBy way of introduction I&rsquot;m a foreigner who&rsquot;s lived in São Paulo city for a few years. I came here for romantic reasons with the hopes of finding a job, like many gringos (only to find out that getting work in Brazil is a near impossible task). So I&rsquot;m not your typical wealthy […]

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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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Teaching English In Brazil Part 17

Posted on September 16th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 17 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.Put It in WritingThe history of the teaching profession is littered with tales of pupils who were either the class pet or on […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 16

Posted on September 8th, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 16 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.In this final set of articles I conclude my discussion regarding the practical side of the profession, and move on to some of […]

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Teaching English In Brazil Part 15

Posted on August 31st, 2006 by Joe Lopes

By Joe LopesContinuing from last week here&rsquot;s part 15 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.One Last CallI get ready for my noontime class. Before leaving, I make myself a light snack just to have something solid in […]

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