Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 18, 2013
A few-cent rise in public transportation prices led to protests Monday across Brazil involving more than 100,000 people angered over heavy-handed policing, poor public services and high costs for the World Cup. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 2, 2010
Maybe certain other countries (ahem, USA) can learn from Brazil's example, as the Brazilian people elected their first female president on Sunday, and the significance of the event wasn't lost on President-elect Dilma Rousseff. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 21, 2010
Barred from holding Brazil's presidency for a third term, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has personally nominated his chief of staff, Dilma Rousseff, to run as the Working Party's candidate for president in October. Rousseff, whom the party has officially endorsed as its candidate, will be the first woman to hold Brazil's executive office if she wins the election. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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