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#Dilma Rousseff

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment
# Dilma Rousseff
# Dilma Rousseff

Cheers and cries as Brazil's president stripped of her title in impeachment

Aug 31st 2016, 6:12 PM 20,729 Views 50 Comments

This has ended 13 years of leftist rule in the country.

# dilma-rousseff - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president
# Impeached
# Impeached

Explainer: How Brazil brought impeachment charges against its president

Aug 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 7,334 Views 4 Comments

Dilma Rousseff is almost certain to be sacked for good, less than 2 years into her term.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 13 May, 2016

White men make up 25% of Brazil's population - they now account for 100% of its cabinet
# Gender Imbalance
# Gender Imbalance

White men make up 25% of Brazil's population - they now account for 100% of its cabinet

May 13th 2016, 12:17 PM 15,794 Views 95 Comments

The country’s new cabinet is not looking representative.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 12 May, 2016

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president
# Dilma Rousseff
# Dilma Rousseff

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

May 12th 2016, 2:34 PM 6,651 Views 6 Comments

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 18 April, 2016

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president
# Marathon Vote
# Marathon Vote

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president

Apr 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 30,716 Views 45 Comments

President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 14 March, 2016

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil
# People Power
# People Power

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

Mar 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 21,072 Views 61 Comments

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*
# Forbes
# Forbes

Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*

May 26th 2015, 10:06 PM 26,316 Views 51 Comments

*According to Forbes, at least.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 27 October, 2014

This former left-wing guerilla has just been re-elected as Brazil's president
# Staying Power
# Staying Power

This former left-wing guerilla has just been re-elected as Brazil's president

Oct 27th 2014, 7:20 AM 11,054 Views 18 Comments

Dilma Rousseff saw off the challenge of Aecio Neves in the presidential run-off.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 6 October, 2014

Brazil's president sees off ex-maid and 'smooth operator' to win first-round vote
# Latin America
# Latin America

Brazil's president sees off ex-maid and 'smooth operator' to win first-round vote

Oct 6th 2014, 10:59 AM 5,058 Views 0 Comments

Dilma Rousseff won the first-round election last night and now faces a run-off against her centre-right opponent.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area

Aug 13th 2014, 7:20 PM 11,737 Views 16 Comments

“All of Brazil is in mourning. We lost a great Brazilian today”.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tearful Neymar backs 'friend' Messi as Argentina, Germany prepare
# Support
From The42
# Support

Tearful Neymar backs 'friend' Messi as Argentina, Germany prepare

Jul 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 4,671 Views 7 Comments

The Brazil star wants the four-time world footballer of the year to win on Sunday.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Brazil president to postpone US state visit over NSA spy row
# USA
# USA

Brazil president to postpone US state visit over NSA spy row

Sep 18th 2013, 9:52 AM 2,096 Views 17 Comments

Dilma Rousseff has spoken to US President Barack Obama a number of times about the issue.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 21 June, 2013

Brazil leaders to meet as protests and violence gets out of hand
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil leaders to meet as protests and violence gets out of hand

Jun 21st 2013, 3:44 PM 3,482 Views 9 Comments

At least one protester was killed in Sao Paulo when a car rammed into a crowd of demonstrators.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Merkel, Obama, Clinton, Gates: here's who topped the list of most powerful women
# They Got The Power
# They Got The Power

Merkel, Obama, Clinton, Gates: here's who topped the list of most powerful women

May 23rd 2013, 6:45 AM 12,569 Views 19 Comments

The Forbes list of the world’s most powerful women ranks them by money, media presence and impact. Here’s who’s in.

# dilma-rousseff - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez

Mar 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 6,766 Views 71 Comments

Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.

# dilma-rousseff - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Updated: Death toll from fire at Brazil nightclub rises to 245
# Brazil
# Brazil

Updated: Death toll from fire at Brazil nightclub rises to 245

Jan 27th 2013, 1:35 PM 16,908 Views 24 Comments

A fire engulfed the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria in the south of the country at around 2am local time but has since been brought under control.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Pics: Higgins meets former Brazilian president, gives him Ireland jersey
# Green Jersey Approach
# Green Jersey Approach

Pics: Higgins meets former Brazilian president, gives him Ireland jersey

Oct 9th 2012, 9:05 AM 5,276 Views 20 Comments

Michael D Higgins arrived in Sao Paulo yesterday and headed straight for a meeting with the popular former president.

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman
# Forbes
# Forbes

Forbes says Angela Merkel is the world's most powerful woman

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:50 AM 4,832 Views 26 Comments

But we knew that already…

# dilma-rousseff - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Chavez wonders if US hatched cancer plot against Latin American leaders
# Hugo
# Hugo

Chavez wonders if US hatched cancer plot against Latin American leaders

Dec 29th 2011, 2:53 PM 2,992 Views 41 Comments

The Venezuelan president insisted he was merely thinking aloud. It follows news that Argentina’s president is the latest Latin Americna leader to be diagnosed with cancer.

# dilma-rousseff - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

2011: The year of resignations
# Bye Bye
# Bye Bye

2011: The year of resignations

Dec 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,818 Views 1 Comment

Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.

# dilma-rousseff - Friday 27 May, 2011

Brazil's rainforests under threat after agricultural lobby wins key vote
# Rainforests
# Rainforests

Brazil's rainforests under threat after agricultural lobby wins key vote

May 27th 2011, 1:52 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

A law initially intended to protect rainforests from deforestation has been influenced so much by the the country’s powerful agricultural lobby that the law as it is now looks set to actually threaten them.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 1 November, 2010

'Yes, a woman can be president'
# Brazil
# Brazil

'Yes, a woman can be president'

Nov 1st 2010, 6:14 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

Brazil’s first female head of state vows to promote gender equality.

# dilma-rousseff - Monday 4 October, 2010

Brazilian presidential election set for run-off
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazilian presidential election set for run-off

Oct 4th 2010, 9:12 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Dilma Rousseff gets the highest portion of the vote, but not enough to avoid a run-off.

# dilma-rousseff - Sunday 3 October, 2010

Brazil to choose successor to Lula
# Brazilian Elections
# Brazilian Elections

Brazil to choose successor to Lula

Oct 3rd 2010, 3:44 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

Brazil goes to the polls- with a clown among hundreds hoping for election nationwide.