Political prisoners must be released according to Rousseff

On Thursday, in an interview with CNN, Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil,expressed her desire that political prisoners are released by the Venezuelan government. “The member countries of Unasur, which are involved the leadership of the Summit of the Americas, have, even...

Brazilian government announces anti-corruption measures after scandal in Petrobras

The government of President Dilma Rousseff announced this Wednesday a series of measures to battle impunity and corruption in Brazil, in the midst of major corruption scandal in the state company Petrobras. “We are a government that does not compromise on corruption and we...

Dilma Rousseff is willing to dialogue with those who “want to talk”

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff admitted the “democratic” nature of the mass protest on Sunday and said she was willing to hear the “voice of the street” and to convene a “broad dialogue” with those who “want to talk.” Rousseff...

Rousseff opponents will protest calling for her dismissal

The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, will face today the first popular protest, in which her removal is demanded. Demonstrations will be held in favor of impeachment of Congress to dismiss the President and were called through social networks by three opponent groups to the...

Dilma followers defend her waiting for an opposition march

Thousands of unionists, students and landless peasants protested yesterday in 13 states of Brazil in defense of democracy and Petrobras, wrapped in a corruption scandal. The marches were called by political movements related to the ruling Workers Party. The manifestations had...

Brazil’s Petrobras Directive resigns after corruption allegations

The president of the Brazilian company Petrobras, Graca Foster, and directory of the oil company resigned yesterday, pushed by a corruption scandal that plagues the state company and has also involved to Government politicians shift. In a note posted on the Internet, Petrobras...

This year Venezuela seeks to strengthen five themes with Brazil

Commercial, industrial, agricultural, political and diplomatic cooperation will be the five points that Venezuela and Brazil, business partners, plan to deepen and boost this year, said the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after a meeting with the Brazilian President, Dilma...

President Dilma Rousseff took her second term with tough challenges

Dilma Rousseff yesterday took her second four-year term as head of state of Brazil, in a ceremony held in the full House of Representatives in Brasilia. “I promise to keep, defend and uphold the Constitution, obey the laws, promote the general good of the Brazilian people,...