RIO DE JANEIRO — Few of Brazil’s leading executives are sitting as pretty as computer manufacturer Helio Rotenberg, whose company has swept to the top of sales partly on the tide of the millions of newly minted members of the middle class.
Low-cost airline takes off in Brazil
Theater director, actor, song writer and journalist Paulo Coelho is not only the best-selling Brazilian writer, but his novel “The Alchemist” was a 20th century literary phenomenon. Coelho, who was born and lives in Rio de Janeiro, has sold 100 million copies of his books worldwide.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian authorities signaled their bullish outlook on the economy in August, when Finance Minister Guido Mantega changed the name of the government’s Commission on the Crisis – launched during the depths of the global financial slump – to the Commission on Competitiveness. Spurred on by revived consumer demand and better access [...]