Breaking almost three years of silence from her official Twitter account, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff today sent a series of tweets joking with a famous parody account and defending Brazil’s economy.
President Dilma Rousseff has staked her bid to reverse a plunge in the polls on a plan to bring direct democracy to Brazil. It doesn’t fully address the demands of the biggest street demonstrations in two decades, according to one protest leader, or the top voter concerns in polls.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff suffered the loss of one of her closest advisers when Cabinet chief Antonio Palocci resigned after battling the opposition for weeks against corruption charges that weakened the five-month- old government.
As many as 20,000 Brazilians are expected to march in Sao Paulo today in what organizers vow will be the biggest yet in a wave of protests to rock Latin America’s largest economy in little more than a week.
Fresh allegations that former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was part of a cash-for-votes scandal have dealt another blow to the popular leader, diminishing the odds of him running for office again.
Brazilian presidential candidate Jose Serra , trying to prevent a landslide defeat in next month’s election, is accusing his opponent’s party of using dirty tricks to gather private tax records of his supporters and family.