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Brazil factory
[October 24, 2017 – 12:06 pm]
Brazil factory

Note from Lionel: The following is a post that appeared today on DellenDirecto, Dell’s Spanish blog. I decided to include a translated version of Raymundo’s post because I thought it offered some good perspective on one of our core global business strategies—building systems closer to our customers. Pictures of the factory can be found at this link. Update: 5/15: Gretel just published a new post about President Lula’s visit to the factory. The post also contains a vlog from Terry Kahler, vice president of Dell Latin America. Today is a special day for Dell. We are celebrating…


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Snake Island brazil facts
[March 21, 2017 – 02:04 pm]
Snake Island brazil facts

Off the shore of Brazil, almost 93 miles away from São Paulo downtown, is Ilha da Queimada Grande also known as “Snake Island.” The island is untouched by human developers, and for very good reason. Researchers estimate that on the island live between one and five snakes per square meter. The snakes live on the many migratory birds (enough to keep the snake density remarkably high) that use the island as a resting point. “Between one and five snakes per square meter” might not be so terrible if the snakes were, say, two inches long and nonvenomous. The snakes on Queimada Grande…

Culture of brazil facts
[April 14, 2017 – 01:29 pm]
Culture of brazil facts

At present, Brazil has a population of about 190 million people. Of these, more than half are white (which includes Portuguese, Italian, Polish etc individuals), just fewer than 40% are mixed black and white and less than 10% are black. Approximately 80% of the population ascribes to the Roman Catholic faith. This is due to the intense Portuguese occupation of centuries ago. These European settlers taught the indigenous tribes Catholicism, built churches and established traditions and customs that originated in this church. Also due to the mass Portuguese settlements during…

Brazils facts
[March 21, 2017 – 02:25 pm]
Brazils facts

We all think we know Carnival. The bright colours, the feathers, the music. It’s the most popular festival in Brazil after all – but we’ve dug a little deeper to find out some fun facts you can cram before you start dancing. Carnival in Numbers 40 days before Easter, Carnival begins and is held for 5 days. 500, foreign visitors attend carnival every year. 2 million people take to the streets every day. 10 million litres of beer are consumed every year. Beat the Meat There’s a folklore that says Carnival comes from the Latin ‘Carnis Valles’ which roughly translates as ‘farewell…

Brazil cia factbook
[May 2, 2017 – 04:45 pm]
Brazil cia factbook

Characterized by large and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and service sectors, Brazil s economy outweighs that of all other South American countries, and Brazil is expanding its presence in world markets. In 2011, the U.S. was Brazil’s largest source of imports followed by China, Argentina, Germany, and South Korea. U.S. merchandise exports to Brazil in 2011 were US $42.9 billion, and U.S. imports from Brazil were US $31.3 billion. Doing business in Brazil requires intimate knowledge of the local environment, including both the explicit as well as implicit…

Amazon River in brazil facts
[August 12, 2017 – 02:51 pm]
Amazon River in brazil facts

The Amazon River is located in South America. It runs through Guyana, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The length of the Amazon River is approximately 6400 kilometres (4 miles). During the wet season, the Amazon River can reach over 190 kilometres (120 miles) in width. There are no bridges that cross the Amazon, mostly because there is no need, the majority of the Amazon River runs through rainforests rather than roads or cities. The largest city along the Amazon River is Manaus. Located in Brazil it is home to over 1.7 million people. There are over 3…