MAURICIO SAVARESE and DIANE JEANTET / The Associated PressNov 23, 2019
The ex-president, out of jail for charges he disputes, says at Workers' Party event he is more willing than ever to fight for the country. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 31, 2016
The Brazilian president was ousted “by the country’s corruption-tainted senate” after a trial that ends the 13-year rule of the Workers’ Party, The Guardian reports. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 9, 2016
"After suspending Brazil’s first female president on dubious grounds, without a mandate to govern, the new interim government abolished the ministry of women, racial equality and human rights. They immediately replaced a diverse and representative administration with a cabinet made up entirely of white men," says a statement by the Vermont senator. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 30, 2016
The impending judicial, media-fueled coup against President Dilma Rousseff is the culmination of the deepest political crisis in Brazil in 50 years. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigMar 24, 2016
Left-leaning parties like the PT face a conundrum in Latin America: that liberalism and its tolerance for political activity offer openings to right-wing parties that have no qualms about exploiting democratic expression in order to quash democracy. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 1, 2010
Brazilians are again going to the polls to elect a successor to the popular President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Workers' Party candidate Dilma Rousseff (above) is expected to win Sunday's runoff between herself and Social Democrat Jose Serra. 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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