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# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment

This has ended 13 years of leftist rule in the country.

# dilma-rousseff - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president

Dilma Rousseff is almost certain to be sacked for good, less than 2 years into her term.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 13 May, 2016

White men make up 25% of Brazil's population - they now account for 100% of its cabinet

The country’s new cabinet is not looking representative.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 12 May, 2016

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 18 April, 2016

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president

President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 14 March, 2016

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*

*According to Forbes, at least.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 27 October, 2014

This former left-wing guerilla has just been re-elected as Brazil's president

Dilma Rousseff saw off the challenge of Aecio Neves in the presidential run-off.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 6 October, 2014

Brazil's president sees off ex-maid and 'smooth operator' to win first-round vote

Dilma Rousseff won the first-round election last night and now faces a run-off against her centre-right opponent.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area

“All of Brazil is in mourning. We lost a great Brazilian today”.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 11 July, 2014

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Tearful Neymar backs 'friend' Messi as Argentina, Germany prepare

The Brazil star wants the four-time world footballer of the year to win on Sunday.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Brazil president to postpone US state visit over NSA spy row USA

Brazil president to postpone US state visit over NSA spy row

Dilma Rousseff has spoken to US President Barack Obama a number of times about the issue.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 21 June, 2013

Brazil leaders to meet as protests and violence gets out of hand

At least one protester was killed in Sao Paulo when a car rammed into a crowd of demonstrators.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Merkel, Obama, Clinton, Gates: here's who topped the list of most powerful women

The Forbes list of the world’s most powerful women ranks them by money, media presence and impact. Here’s who’s in.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez

Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.

# dilma-rousseff - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Updated: Death toll from fire at Brazil nightclub rises to 245

A fire engulfed the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria in the south of the country at around 2am local time but has since been brought under control.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

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Pics: Higgins meets former Brazilian president, gives him Ireland jersey

Michael D Higgins arrived in Sao Paulo yesterday and headed straight for a meeting with the popular former president.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman Forbes This post contains images

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman

But we knew that already…

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Chavez wonders if US hatched cancer plot against Latin American leaders

The Venezuelan president insisted he was merely thinking aloud. It follows news that Argentina’s president is the latest Latin Americna leader to be diagnosed with cancer.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 27 May, 2011

Brazil's rainforests under threat after agricultural lobby wins key vote

A law initially intended to protect rainforests from deforestation has been influenced so much by the the country’s powerful agricultural lobby that the law as it is now looks set to actually threaten them.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 1 November, 2010

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'Yes, a woman can be president'

Brazil’s first female head of state vows to promote gender equality.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 4 October, 2010

Brazilian presidential election set for run-off

Dilma Rousseff gets the highest portion of the vote, but not enough to avoid a run-off.

# dilma-rousseff - Sunday 3 October, 2010

Brazil to choose successor to Lula

Brazil goes to the polls- with a clown among hundreds hoping for election nationwide.