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Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Vana Rousseff (born December 14, 1947) is the 36th and current President of Brazil. She is the first woman to hold the office. Prior to that, in 2005, she also was the first woman to become Chief of Staff of Brazil, appointed by then President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
The daughter of a Bulgarian immigrant father and a schoolteacher mother, Rousseff was raised in an upper middle class household in Belo Horizonte.
After her release, Rousseff rebuilt her life in Porto Alegre with Carlos Araújo, who would be her partner for 30 years. Both helped found the Democratic Labour Party (PDT) in Rio Grande do Sul, participating in several of the party's electoral campaigns. She became the Secretary of the Treasury of Porto Alegre in the Alceu Collares administration, and later the Secretary of Energy of Rio Grande do Sul under both Collares and ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Brazil president Dilma Rousseff 'sad,' 'sorry' about FIFA World Cup defeat
2014-07-09
President Dilma Rousseff said she was sad and sorry about Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals. "Like every Brazilian, I am very, very sad about this defeat. I am immensely sorry for all of us. Fans and our players ...
(Daily News & Analysis)
  1. Brazil president 'sad', 'sorry' over defeat in World Cup semi-finals

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Dilma Rousseff likely to be Reelected, So Why are Brazilians Celebrating?
2014-07-07
The wind appears to be at Dilma Rousseff's back again, as Brazil's performance at the World Cup has virtually assured that she will be re-elected — politics working as politics do. Having now been officially named the Worker's Party's candidate for ...
(International Policy Digest)
  1. Brazil launches election campaign amid World Cup fever
  2. Brazil's President Could Be the Biggest World Cup Winner
  3. Rousseff to present WC trophy to winners

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Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff plays a masterstroke
2014-07-07
Leading the way in the social media was president Dilma Rousseff, who first wrote to Neymar lending her support, and then to Scolari's team, asking them not to lose heart and fight. An unpopular figure among the rich Brazilian elite here due to her ...
(Times of India)
  1. Brazil polls signal Neymar fracture is unlikely to hurt Rousseff
  2. Brazil President Saddened By Neymar's Injury

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff expresses 'sadness' after overpass collapse ...
2014-07-04
President Dilma Rousseff expressed “sadness” on Twitter, offering her condolences to the families of victims as well as federal help to local authorities. The structure, which was begun last year, is in the Sao Joao Batista district of the city. “The ...
(South China Morning Post)
  1. Overpass collapses in World Cup city
  2. Overpass Collapses in World Cup Host City; at Least 1 Dead

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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff Recovers Support Ahead of October Election
2014-07-03
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures while speaking during the national convention of her Workers' Party (PT) in Brasilia June 21, 2014. Brasilia, Brazil: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has gained ground among voters after months of declining ...
(NDTV)
  1. Brazil's Rousseff recovers support ahead of October election

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World Cup helps Brazil's Rousseff score higher in polls
2014-07-03
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Cup has improved the mood of Brazilians, brightened their country's economic outlook and given President Dilma Rousseff a lift in popularity as she prepares to seek re-election in October, a new poll published late ...
(Reuters)
  1. Support for World Cup, Rousseff climbs in Brazil
  2. Brazil's Rousseff announces push to build 3 mn low-cost homes
  3. Brazil's Rousseff slams naysayers on "fantastic" World Cup

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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff scores early with World Cup success
2014-07-02
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff scores early with World Cup success. The change in mood regarding the World Cup in Brazil is a lifeline for President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity had plummeted 27 percentage points in June from a year earlier.
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  1. Brazil's Rousseff slams naysayers on "fantastic" World Cup

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Brazil's Ruling Party Announces President Dilma Rousseff's Re-Election Bid
2014-06-21
SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazil's ruling Workers Party on Saturday formalized President Dilma Rousseff's bid for re-election in voting on Oct. 5. Speaking to 800 delegates at the party conference in Brasilia, Rousseff said she would lead the country to a "new ...
(Fox News Latino)
  1. Dilma Rousseff launches re-election bid
  2. Brazil's first-ever female President Dilma Rousseff stands for re-election in ...
  3. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff to Run for Re-Election

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Dilma Rousseff: On the bumpy road to re-election
2014-06-21
Everything went smoothly, just the way Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff likes it. The decision had actually already been made in May, but on Saturday (21.06.2014) it became official. Rousseff was named the "Partido dos Trabalhadores" (Workers' Party, ...
(Deutsche Welle)
  1. Brazil's President Rousseff launches re-election bid
  2. Rousseff Wins Nomination Pledging Change as Lead Narrows

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