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  1. Brazilians celebrate surfer Medina's winRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... social media to lavish praise on the prodigy from Sao Sebastiao, on the coast of Sao Paulo state. President Dilma Rousseff was among the first to post a message on Twitter. "Congratulations for being the first Brazilian surfing world champion. The ...

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  2. Building BRICS: Will U.S. take China's Silk Road?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... funds on his private residence. Russia's Vladimir Putin is wrestling with plunging oil prices. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is struggling to contain a massive corruption scandal. Whatever problems BRICS nations may or may not be encountering, proponents ...

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  3. Too 'ugly' to rape: Brazil lawmaker comment sparks furyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WITN

    ... while the United Nations called his comments "unacceptable." Rosario Nunes, a close ally of leftist President Dilma Rousseff, filed a complaint, accusing him of libel and slander, and charged him with public incitement to rape. "I am not doing it ...

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  4. Latin America, Torture and the Cold WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... and arresting the families of those being questioned. This is not some ancient history. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff was unable to hold back tears at the announcement of this report because she had been one of those people subjected to torture ...

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  5. 'You're too ugly to rape': Brazil lawmaker's rant at female colleague sparks calls for resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... while the United Nations called his comments "unacceptable". Rosario Nunes, a close ally of leftist President Dilma Rousseff, filed a complaint, accusing him of libel and slander, and charged him with public incitement to rape. "I am not doing it ...

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  6. UPDATE 1-Brazil to scrap support for development bank in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... of taxpayer money into BNDES to fund factories, farms and services firms. Economists partly blame President Dilma Rousseff's financial support of BNDES for an increase in public debt and inflation, and the reduced effectiveness of monetary policy in ...

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  7. President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federative...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Brasilia to attend the Inauguration of Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff as President of the Federative Republic of Brazil on January 1, 2015.

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  8. U.S. VP to attend Brazilian president's second-term inaugurationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    U.S. President Barack Obama is sending his deputy Joseph Biden to Brazil for the Jan. 1 inauguration of President Dilma Rousseff for a second term, the White House announced Friday. Roberta Jacobson, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, and Ricardo Zuniga, senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs at the National Security Council, will be part of the U.S. delegation, said the White House.

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  9. Brazil raises key BNDES rate for the first time in nearly two yearsRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... to 5.5 percent from a record low 5 percent. The TJLP rate was kept unchanged since January 2013 as President Dilma Rousseff sought to jumpstart Brazil's stagnant economy by offering subsidized credit to local companies. In a statement released by ...

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  10. Brazil's Congress pushes for Petrobras chargesRead the original story

    Friday | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... week in an estimated US$3.76 billion (10-billion-real) bribery scheme dogging the government of President Dilma Rousseff. Those charged, many of whom appear on the list of people targeted by the congressional panel, include two former Petrobras ...

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  11. Rousseff mulls Barbosa, Mercadante for Petrobras chairman - sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AlertNet

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is considering Aloizio Mercadante, her chief of staff, or incoming Planning Minister Nelson Barbosa for the position of chairman of state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA's board, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Friday. Rousseff, who on Thursday promised to stamp out graft at the firm and place it under strict corporate governance, needs to appoint a new chairman to replace outgoing Finance Minister Guido Mantega, said the source, who is not allowed to speak on the record because the matter remains under discussion.

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  12. One Reason Petrobras (PBR) Stock Is Gaining TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

    ... prospects for the state-controlled producer's offshore investments, Bloomberg reports. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed to implement the toughest corporate governance standards at the state-run oil company following the announcement, Reuters ...

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  13. Brazil sours on Dilma Rousseff, just weeks after her reelectionRead the original story

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President Dilma Rousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her administration has already announced plans to squeeze spending and has cut a gas subsidy, raising prices at the pump.

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  14. U.S.-Cuba agreement hailed as 'historic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Tehran Times

    ... President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, Washington's leading adversary in Latin America. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Argentina's Cristina Fernandez, said their generation of "fighters for social justice" had thought they would never see ...

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  15. Obama's surprise for Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Japan Times

    ... Wednesday. (Canada reportedly also helped.) "We all thought this day would never come," Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff later admitted in a press conference. That Latin inertia may be self-made. Cuba has long been a convenient stick for Latin ...

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  16. UPDATE 1-Brazil consumer prices rise 0.79 pct in month to mid-DecemberRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... 11.75 percent earlier this month, stepping up monetary tightening to battle inflation and reinforce President Dilma Rousseff's efforts to increase investor confidence. While the bank signaled in the minutes of its last rate-setting meeting that it ...

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  17. Brazil cracks down on corruptionRead the original story

    Friday | MacLeans

    ... is a key part of making Brazil, the globe's No. 7 economy a true player on the international stage. President Dilma Rousseff, who recently won a second term and is widely perceived by Brazilian voters as an honest politician, has vowed to take on ...

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  18. Brazil's Rousseff Pledges to Tighten Operations at PetrobrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big News Network.com

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed Thursday to help implement tough corporate governance standards at state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA, which is grappling with the worst corruption scandal in its history. At a speech in Brasilia, Rousseff urged Brazilians not to lose faith in the company, commonly known as Petrobras and for years the nation's flagship firm.

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  19. Petrobras Scandal Eclipses Economy as Rousseff NightmareRead the original story

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    The largest corruption scandal in Brazil's history now threatens to deadlock Congress, undermine President Dilma Rousseff's political clout and snarl her efforts to put the economy back on track.

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  20. Brazil's Rousseff vows clean-up of scandal-tainted PetrobrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    ... site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. SAO PAULO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, dogged by a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras, vowed on Thursday to stamp out graft at ...

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