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Fortaleza city and region history

Fortaleza city and region history

Archeological findings concludes that Fortaleza was the first Brazilian region visited by the European explorers around 1500.

Since they found gold and other valuable commodities further south and west, the region was not considered interesting at first.

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Beach Park's Water Park in Fortaleza

Beach Park's Water Park in Fortaleza

From 1985 the Beach Park has grown big and have the greatest water park in Latin America. Beach Park brings together more than 18 unforgettable attractions, classified as radical, moderate and for the whole family. More than 7.793.000 liters of water guarantee a lot of fun and adrenaline to the visitors.

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Guaramiranga village - Brazil

Guaramiranga village - Brazil

About 90 minutes’ drive from Fortaleza and the coastline, you can reach a mountain range with peaks as high as 1.200 meters above sea level. Up here the temperature is significantly cooler and the atmosphere is relaxed and easygoing.

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Fruit and vegetable market in Fortaleza

Fruit and vegetable market in Fortaleza

In Fortaleza, you can find the largest fruit- and vegetable market in Latin America. It is located only 20 minutes’ drive from the city center and you can easily access it by bus or taxi.

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Colombia's national development plan 2020-2022

Colombia's national development plan 2020-2022

On the 25th of May 2019 Ivan Duque, the Colombian President approved the National Development Plan (Plan Nacional de Desarollo).

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How big is Brazil?

How big is Brazil?

Brazil occupies a large area along the eastern coast of South America and includes much of the continent's interior, sharing land borders with Uruguay to the south; Argentina and Paraguay to the southwest...

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Santa Marta

Santa Marta

Santa Marta is the oldest surviving city in South America, constituted in 1525. The historical center is set along the bay area and it was here the Spanish galleons sailed in to deliver all their gold to the town magistrate.

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The colors of Colombia

The colors of Colombia

Colombia, the northernmost South American country, has lots to offer. Bogotá, Medellin, San Agustín, Zipaquirá, the Amazon basin, Cartagena and Santa Marta are all a small part of colorful Colombia.

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Trading update

Trading update

Coronavirus and Our Companies

As you will undoubtedly know, the world is currently experiencing a significant increase in the number of cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Temporarily closed offices

Temporarily closed offices

Dear investor,

The health of our investors, visitors and team will always remain our top priority. We have therefore decided to close our offices in selected countries starting today.

You will be able to find us on our website and connect with us via email, phone and messages.

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The biggest aquarium in Latin America

The biggest aquarium in Latin America

The biggest aquarium in Latin America and even the Southern Hemisphere is under construction in the heart of Fortaleza city. This will be another great contribution to the many points of interest in the city and the region.

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Cumbuco - “The Kiting Capital of the world”

Cumbuco - “The Kiting Capital of the world”

Cumbuco is often called “The Kiting Capital of the world” and regularly hosts the Kiting World Cup. The all year warm climate and the steady mild north-west tropical winds, makes Cumbuco the ideal place for kite surfing. The best kiters in the world meet and compete in Cumbuco several times a year and the World Cup is the sport’s biggest event worldwide.
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Podcast for Scandinavians!

Podcast for Scandinavians!

Morten Martinsen, our Research Manager in Colombia was interviewed by Karibien-idag. The interview is conducted in Swedish and Norwegian. 

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Weekly update, 3 February - Cumbuco Beach Resort | Retirement in Phuket

Weekly update, 3 February - Cumbuco Beach Resort | Retirement in Phuket

Cumbuco Beach Resort is a 4-star luxury resort with 80 spacious apartments, all with a great view towards the Atlantic Ocean, the tropical garden and the pool, a few steps away from the pristine white beach. The 80 apartments with common private swimming pools are all built around a lush garden with a swimming pool, a lap pool and a kids’ pool paradise. Cumbuco Beach Resort has 3 apartments with 2 bedrooms and 77 spacious studios.

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Weekly update, 6 January - HACIENDA DOS AMIGOS

Weekly update, 6 January - HACIENDA DOS AMIGOS

The 470,000 square meter coffee ranch has now been expanded to 520,000 sqm as the New Nordic Group the 23rd December purchased a neighboring property. This was a strategic purchase to secure water supply, extend the property’s border to the main road to 1 km and ease the ranch entrance.

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Weekly update, 9 November - Brazil, Cumbuco!

Weekly update, 9 November - Brazil, Cumbuco!

Welcome to a new edition of the Hollywood film project

It’s a new week and it’s as busy as always at New Nordic Group so I won’t touch the cliché about what happened to the week that just gone by, faster than the previous week.

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Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits

Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits

Santa Maria, Colombia (CNN) — Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.

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Fortaleza city and region history

Beach Park's Water Park in Fortaleza

Guaramiranga village - Brazil

Fruit and vegetable market in Fortaleza

Colombia's national development plan 2020-2022

How big is Brazil?

Santa Marta

The colors of Colombia

Trading update

Temporarily closed offices

The biggest aquarium in Latin America

Cumbuco - “The Kiting Capital of the world”

Podcast for Scandinavians!

Weekly update, 3 February - Cumbuco Beach Resort | Retirement in Phuket

Weekly update, 6 January - HACIENDA DOS AMIGOS

Weekly update, 9 November - Brazil, Cumbuco!

Colombia's 'Lost City' is older than Machu Picchu, and hardly anyone visits