Tag Archives: Dilma Rousseff

Brazil versus Rousseff: democracy won

The Brazilian Congress impeached the head of the executive, president Dilma Rousseff. All senators voted, under the processual supervision of the president of the Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski. The result: 61 in favor and 20 senators against the impeachment. Is … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Davos: a chance for Brazil to regain international confidence

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland ended yesterday debating the world’s most pressing issues and long-term challenges, including inequality, climate change and terrorism. For Brazil, the forum was an opportunity to reverse the negative news flow: low … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A test for Brazilian democracy

Amidst a history full of oligarchies and military coups, Brazilian democracy emerges and give signs of maturity. An exciting presidential race challenges the supremacy of popular party PT, in office after 12 years. But what could be an easy reelection … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Economy, Life, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Brazil presidential elections: Where will Marina voters go?

Ibope and Datafolha polls both shows Aecio Neves with 51% of valid votes, while Dilma Rousseff has 49%. Where will Marina Silva’s voters go? First take of  Ibope poll: 64% of Marina Silva’s voters in the first round choose Aecio in … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Life, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Politics in Brazil Early kick-off: Is Dilma the same as Lula?

Politics in Brazil Early kick-off From The Economist   The 2014 presidential campaign gets under way Feb 23rd 2013 | SÃO PAULO |From the print edition A CAMPAIGN that officially lasts just three months should mean that Brazil’s next presidential election, due in … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment