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Help Wanted: Booming Brazil Opens Its Doors To Foreign Executives

Rising foreign investment and steady growth have created a real need in Brazil for qualified executives. Foreigners - even those with less-than-stellar Portuguese skills - are encouraged to apply.

City skyline in Sao Paulo, Brazil
City skyline in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Daniela Arce

Nevermind that he couldn't speak the language, or that he hardly knew anything about the Brazilian market. Two years ago, Felipe Leonard packed his bags and moved across the border from Argentina to Brazil. Originally on the payroll of an Argentine-Belgian company, Leonard later found a job with a firm called Grupo Gamma, where he currently works as a general manager.

"This country really intrigued me," he says. "But other than the fact that it's a monster of a country that's galloping along, I didn't know anything about Brazil."

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Welcome to Friday, where at least 19 die as Odessa is hit by Russian missiles overnight, Israel gets a new (interim) prime minister and the world’s most famous cycling race kicks off in Denmark. And in French daily Les Echos, Clara Le Fort reports on the surprising trend of using clay as a building material in modern architecture.

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