Rousseff announced immediate measures to revive the economy of Brazil

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, of the Workers Party (PT), announced that she will not wait to start her new mandate to try to revive the economy with a package of measures promised during her campaign. Rousseff, who will officially begin her second term on Jan. 1, said in an...

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...

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,...