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Rousseff has ‘a very weak mandate’ after Brazil vote
Dilma Rousseff's second mandate will be challenging as Brazilian economy is bad and there is a lot of discontent among the population over corruption and uncertainty about the future, contributor to Bloomberg View Mac Margolis told RT.

27.10.2014 09:52

Re-elected Dilma wins in a Brazil broken in two
President Dilma Rousseff of the ruling Worker's Party (PT) was re-elected this Sunday in a tight run-off against opposition candidate Aecio Neves of the Social Democracy Party of Brazil (PSDB).

27.10.2014 08:58

Rousseff reelected president of Brazil
Brazil’s leftist president Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected for another term with over 51 percent of the vote in a tight presidential run-off on Sunday.

26.10.2014 22:42

Rich-poor divide dominates Brazil’s tight presidential election run-off
Brazilian voters are heading to the polls to choose the country’s president in a tight presidential run-off with voters divided along class lines as income inequality remains a critical problem.

26.10.2014 07:46

Monsanto still clashing with Brazilian soy exporters over royalties
Brazilian soy exporters are still resisting Monsanto’s push for them to collect royalties from farmers reusing the biotech giant’s patented seeds, some saying such a liability – even for a fee – may not be worth possible “embarrassment” to the industry.

23.10.2014 23:41

Neck & neck Brazil presidential race casts doubts on Mercosur, BRICS
About a year ago everyone expected an easy ride for President Dilma Rousseff in her reelection campaign. Now, in the final week of Brazil’s election season, she is technically tied with opposition’s Aécio Neves.

21.10.2014 06:52

​The Saudi oil war against Russia, Iran and the US
Saudi Arabia has unleashed an economic war against selected oil producers. The strategy masks the House of Saud’s real agenda. But will it work?

15.10.2014 10:34

Brazil election: Rousseff wins first round, faces runoff against Neves
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her closest challenger Aecio Neves will face each other in the runoff round, which will determine the winner of the country’s presidential election, according to 99 percent of the votes counted.

06.10.2014 00:32

Rousseff favored for re-election as dramatic campaign wraps up in Brazil
Despite a divisive four years in charge, incumbent center-left Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is the front-runner in the country’s Sunday elections. Her once closest rival in the race, Marina Silva, will now have to fight for second place, polls say.

04.10.2014 18:55

Captor parades his ‘bomb-vest’ wearing hostage in Brazil hotel
A gunman paraded a hostage wearing a suicide vest on the 13th floor balcony of a luxury Brazilian hotel, prompting a seven-hour standoff with the police and evacuation of all of the hotel guests.

29.09.2014 17:35

War and Peace (& Economic Terror): 9 highlights from the 69th UNGA
Emotions are running high at the 69th UN General Assembly, with Islamic State, “economic terrorists” and US spying firmly in the firing line. RT has listened to all the speeches (so you don’t have to) to bring you the best quotes of the week so far.

25.09.2014 09:39

Brazil begins dairy exports to Russia
Three so-far-unnamed Brazilian dairy companies have received the proper paperwork to start deliveries to Russia, a representative of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture said. The new imports will help fill a gaping hole left by EU suppliers.

24.09.2014 11:25