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Policy Brief no 78: Mass Protests in Brazil Calling for Impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff

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Protesters gathered on August 16, 2015 in more than 239 cities in Brazil, as well as outside the country, openly demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff[1]. Inflation, lagging economic performance and corruption accusations against the Government raised Brazilians’ frustration and determined them to take to the streets. Apparently, a considerable parcel of the population […]

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Opinion No.4: Dilma Rousseff re-elected President of Brazil in tightest race since the country’s return to democracy


On Sunday, October 26, the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate Dilma Vana Rousseff was re-elected President of Brazil at the end of the tightest political race the country has seen since its return to democracy after the fall of the military regime, three decades ago. Dilma Rousseff had 51.64% of the ballots (that means 54,501,118 votes), […]

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News Alert No.41: Dilma Rousseff’s speech to the UN condemns recent military intervention for solving armed conflicts, questioning US offensive against Islamic State (ISIL) positions in Syria

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In her speech on September 24, on the occasion of the opening of the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York (USA), Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff strongly condemned “the use of military intervention to try to solve armed conflicts such as those currently taking place in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine”, informs Globo[1]. […]

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