13 hrs ago
Brazil Rose On Dilma's Falling Approval Rating: A Dilma Upset In October?
Brazil has had a rally following an opinion poll on March 27 , which showed incumbent President Dilma Rousseff 's approval rating fell 7 percentage points to 36%, the first time since last July's street protests.
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18 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals
With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this October.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Motley Fool
Petrobras: A Victim of Politics?
The 2006 operation, approved by Dilma Rousseff -- then chairperson of Petrobras and now the president of Brazil -- involved the acquisition of a 50% stake in Pasadena Refining System from Astra Oil Trading for $370 million.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Brazil's Campos to run for president with environmentalist
Eduardo Campos, a business-friendly socialist from Brazil's poor northeastern region, announced on Monday he will seek the presidency, vowing to restore confidence in the country's fiscal accounts and once booming economy.
'Nothing Will Destroy Petrobras', Brazil's Pres Dilma Says
Mired in a political scandal involving money laundering and bogus government contracts, Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is being used by the political opposition to derail President Dilma Rousseff.
Brazil President Says Won't Accept Attack on Petrobras
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday lashed out at critics of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, saying accusations of corruption, cost-overruns and stagnation at the company were politically motivated.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Brazil's Airports More Than Enough For World Cup: President
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, April 12 -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's World Cup, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
ANALYSIS-Brazil probes Texas refinery, has bigger problems at home
The purchase of a Texas oil refinery by Brazil's state-run oil company has become a campaign issue as opponents of President Dilma Rousseff use it to attack her reputation as a no-nonsense manager and weaken her lead ahead of the October election.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Association for Progressive Communica...
"What is NETmundial?" and other Frequently Asked Questions about...
Find out more about this meeting, its importance, the issues that will be discussed there, and why and how you should be involved in this In September 2013, the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, strongly condemned the massive electronic communication surveillance activities by the US National Security Agency in her opening speech to the UN ... (more)
Brazil president to Blatter: Country will be ready
CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night... A Houston woman convicted of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with a 5 A1 2-inch stiletto heel told jurors Thursday that she killed ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
UPDATE 1-Brazil inflation jumps to highest in 11 years in March
Brazil's inflation rose at the fastest pace for March in 11 years, challenging a potential central bank plan to stop raising interest rates soon and complicating President Dilma Rousseff's chances of re-election.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Brazil election jitters may hit investments in 2014: source
Brazil's presidential vote will likely delay some investment decisions this year but spending on infrastructure is expected to remain strong, a senior government official told Reuters.
Emerging Markets-Latam markets extend rally but Bovespa halts gains
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, April 8 - Latin American markets extended their rally on Tuesday as investors hunted for yield globally, although Brazilian stocks halted gains after jumping 16 percent over the past three weeks.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Brazil Vice President Sees No Fuel Price Boost as Election Looms
Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer said he sees no room for a fuel price increase before elections in October and that inflation surpassing 6.5 percent would be a "disaster."
The Washington Post
Emerging-Market Stocks Advance as Ibovespa Leads Global Gains
Emerging-market stocks rose, following the longest weekly rally in a month, as state- controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA led Brazil's Ibovespa to the biggest gain among world equity indexes.
Buenos Aires Herald
Brazil relaunches major investment plan
A man looks out from a viewing area of the International Airport of Brasilia President Kubitschek.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Brazilian leader Rousseff slips in poll on economic woes
Support for President Dilma Rousseff is slipping among Brazilian voters who are increasingly pessimistic about their country's economy and disappointed with her performance, according to a poll published on Saturday.
Rousseff Loses Support for Brazil Election in Poll
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's support fell to 38 percent from 44 percent in February in a poll that pitched her against opposition candidates Aecio Neves and Eduardo Campos.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Never mind: Poll that sparked Brazil's outrage was wrong
A poll released on March 27 appeared to show that 65 percent of Brazilians believed women in revealing clothes "deserve to be attacked," sparking a furious backlash on social media, concern over risks to tourists during the soccer World Cup, and even a comment from Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first woman President.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
INTERVIEW-Underdog for Brazil's presidency bets on post-World Cup surge
Aecio Neves is running for president of Brazil and promising to turn the page on 12 years of leftist government.