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# Dilma Rousseff

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# Dilma Rousseff
Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment
This has ended 13 years of leftist rule in the country.
# impeached
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.
# gender imbalance
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
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
# marathon vote
Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president
President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.
# People Power
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.
# Forbes
Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*
*According to Forbes, at least.
# staying power
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.
# Latin America
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.
# Tragedy
Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area
“All of Brazil is in mourning. We lost a great Brazilian today”.
# Support
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.
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.
# Brazil
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.
# they got the power
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.
# hugo chavez
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.
# Brazil
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.
# green jersey approach
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.
# Forbes
Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman
But we knew that already…
# Hugo
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.
# Bye Bye
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.
# Rainforests
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.
# Brazil
'Yes, a woman can be president'
Brazil’s first female head of state vows to promote gender equality.
# Brazil
Brazilian presidential election set for run-off
Dilma Rousseff gets the highest portion of the vote, but not enough to avoid a run-off.
# Brazilian Elections
Brazil to choose successor to Lula
Brazil goes to the polls- with a clown among hundreds hoping for election nationwide.