Rio de Janeiro confident a year before 2016 Olympic Games but questions remain
Rio de Janeiro confident a year before 2016 Olympic Games but questions remain

Brazil`s economy is heading for recession, the president is threatened with impeachment and a huge corruption scandal has engulfed the nation but Rio is riding a wave of confidence in its preparations to host the Olympics next year.

Rousseff says Brazil can avoid credit downgrade

President Dilma Rousseff said on Tuesday that Brazil can recover economically and avoid a credit ratings downgrade in her second term.

Re-elected by Brazil, Dilma Rousseff vows to become a 'much better President'
Re-elected by Brazil, Dilma Rousseff vows to become a 'much better President'

Re-elected President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff appeared upbeat after her election victory, oozing with hope and enthusiasm, promising her countrymen all the much needed changes and reforms and vowed to become a “much better President” than she has been until now.

Rousseff pledges changes after narrow re-election win, markets fall

President Dilma Rousseff promised on Monday to make changes to her economic policies as she sought to build bridges with business leaders after narrowly winning re-election at the end of an acrimonious campaign.