Carlo Barbieri

My name is Carlo Barbieri, an entrepreneur, civic activist and a leader of many organizations associated with Brazil. A native of Brazil myself, I am currently the CEO of Oxford Group, a firm composed of many international consulting and trading companies. I am also a founding member of the Brazilian Business Group and founding member and Past President of the Brazil Club. In addition, I serve as a Board member of the Deerfield Chamber of Commerce. I have served as a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Brazil Partnership. Past President of the Rotary Club – Boca Raton West for the 2014-2015 term, I have also been Vice President and Professor of 2Grow – Human Development. An Ambassador of Barry University in Brazil, I am the former President of the Black Fire Bull Steak House. I have also presided over a number of organizations such as the Brazilian Association of Trading Companies (ABECE), Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil-Australia Chamber of Commerce, Brazil-Dominican Republican Chamber of Commerce; director of the Trade Center of the State of São Paulo, Brazilian Association of Freight Forwarders and Brazilian Association of Banks. I was also a local Council member for the Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, for the 2013-2017 term.

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Conservative Vision About Managing State Bureaucracy

As President Donald Trump’s first year in office was coming to a close in late 2017, it became clear that the chief executive had made significant progress on his campaign pledge to shrink the federal bureaucracy More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Real Estate, mortgage markets from local pros

With the continuing growth of the US economy, even the most skeptical people believe that the value of a residential property will continue to increase in the coming years. In a speech to the Boca Raton Rotary Club More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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‘Divided government’ stymies congressional attention to US economy

The return of divided government to the nation’s capital this year – combining a democratically controlled House with a Senate boasting a Republican edge – has made it difficult for federal lawmakers to get More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Immigration at a glance: US encourages legal émigrés To help grow jobs (EB visas); aid the nation’s economy

The United States has been positively shaped by successive waves of immigrants, from the time of the original colonists through the modern era. For more than two centuries, immigrants have arrived in the U.S. seeking More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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America’s fiscal future to remain healthy, say cautious forecasters

Predicting the financial future of any enterprise, from a mom-and-pop store to a global corporation or even the most powerful nation on Earth, is much like weather forecasting. Reliability can always be knocked More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Trump policies keep economic boom going as job gains surpass expectations, wages rise

By Oxford Group‘s President, Carlo Barbieri. While President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi were battling back and forth about the recent government shutdown and where, if and when the More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Immigration lawyers cite ‘crisis-level’ delays in US processing of immigrants

By Carlo Barbieri Dealing with illegal immigrants flocking into the USA across the widely unprotected border with Mexico is a major headache for President Donald Trump and Democratic House leaders. But it’s not More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Immigration lawyers cite ‘crisis-level’ delays in US processing of immigrants

By Carlo Barbieri Dealing with illegal immigrants flocking into the USA across the widely unprotected border with Mexico is a major headache for President Donald Trump and Democratic House leaders. But it’s not More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Brazil, the new El Dorado for American companies, has reopened for business. Come on back, everyone

The election of a new Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, in October, has not only signaled a sweeping political change in South America’s largest nation, it is expected to halt the country’s further slide More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Our analysis of ballot questions: Florida voters made right choices

It has become obvious during the past couple of weeks that Florida voters faced a daunting task when they cast their ballots in this year’s general election, whether they did so early or waited until Election More...