Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff appointed 13 new ministers on Tuesday, choosing allied politicians in a cabinet reshuffle while trying to avoid any names that could be linked to a widening corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras .
A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker`s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation.
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.
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.
President Dilma Rousseff`s narrow re-election victory met with cold reality on Monday as Brazil`s financial markets tumbled on doubts that she can restore confidence in the economy and maintain political support in a sharply divided nation.
Brazil's left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff was re-elected in the tightest race the nation has seen since its return to democracy three decades ago, after a bitter campaign that divided Brazilians like no other before it.