Brazil`s President Rousseff launches re-election bid

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, seeking a second four-year term in October polls amid discontent over World Cup costs.

AFP| Last Updated: Jun 21, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

Brasília: Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, seeking a second four-year term in October polls amid discontent over World Cup costs.

Her leftist Workers Party approved her candidacy in a voice vote of 800 members meeting at a convention in Brasilia.