Dilma Rousseff is reelected president of Brazil

Dilma Rousseff was reelected president of Brazil after slightly beating her contender, the Social Democrat Aécio Neves, in the presidential runoff on Sunday. With 99.62% of scrutinized polling stations, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal announced that the president won the runoff...

Second round of presidential elections starts in Brazil

The Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her rival in the polls, the social democratic Aécio Neves, voted in the first hours of the second round of the presidential elections in Brazil, on October 26. According to the latest polls released on Saturday, October 25 by the...

Brazilian magazine Veja claims that Rousseff were aware of diverts of money on Petrobras

The election campaign was stirred in Brazil on Friday with an early edition of the opposition magazine Veja accusing President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, of being aware of millionaire diverts in the state company Petrobras. “They knew...

Polls reveal slight advantage of Rousseff over Neves for the runoff

Brazil’s president and candidate for re-election, Dilma Rousseff, has a slight advantage over her opponent on the polls, Aecio Neves, although is still considered a technical tie, according to a poll released on early Wednesday. Excluding null or blank votes, Rousseff,...

Rousseff and Neves are still tied after their third debate

Brazilian President and candidate for re-election, Dilma Rousseff, and opposition leader, Aecio Neves, staged a third televised debate this Sunday with less attacks and tension than the previous two. Both candidates tried to discuss topics of general interest such as taxation,...

Second debate between Rousseff and Neves centered on attacks and corruption allegations

The Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and opposition Social Democrat Aecio Neves once again crossed allegations of corruption and lack of ethics during the second televised debate between the two presidential candidates for the second round of elections on October 26....

Neves crosses accusations with Rousseff in the first broadcast debate

Opposition leader Aécio Neves, in the race for the Brazilian Presidency with the current head of state, Dilma Rousseff, yesterday took the opportunity during the first of four broadcast debates, agreed between them, to criticize the government for the economic crisis and...

Silva will direct her support to Neves for the second round of elections in Brazil

The former presidential candidate of Brazil, Marina Silva, will support the Social Democrat Aécio Neves to defeat Dilma Rousseff in the second round, the O Globo newspaper reported. Instead of asking for a charge in return, as a tradition in Brazilian politics, the environmental...
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