America ready for female president: Michelle Obama

US first lady Michelle Obama says in remarks published on Friday that America is ready for a woman president, but would not comment on prospects for Hillary Clinton getting the job.

Brazil welcomes its first female President

The former Marxist guerrilla will be sworn in as Brazil`s next president.

Ex-guerrilla to be Brazil`s first female President

A former Marxist guerrilla who
was tortured and imprisoned during Brazil`s long dictatorship was elected as president of Latin America`s biggest nation, a country in the midst of an economic and political rise.

Costa Rica elects 1st woman president in landslide

Laura Chinchilla thanked supporters for electing her Costa Rica`s first female president and only the fifth ever in Latin America, as her opponents accepted defeat.

Swiss pick a female President for 2010

Parliament has elected Economy Minister Doris Leuthard as Switzerland`s head of state for 2010.