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By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dilma Rousseff, the first woman to be elected the president of Brazil, was sworn in and took office on January 1st, replacing the outgoing president Luiz Inácio Lula da...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first elected office Dilma Rousseff ran for in her long political career was an ambitious one, and she made history by being the first female president of Brazil....
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Months of campaigning for the presidential contest come to an end this week with Dilma Rousseff and José Serra arriving in Rio to meet their supporters. With just days...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In an official declaration on Sunday, October 17th, Marina Silva, the ex- presidential candidate from Partido Verde (PV, Green Party) eliminated in the first round of presidential elections, announced...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The elections of October 3rd failed to name the next president of Brazil, with current president Lula's designated successor and front-runner Dilma Rousseff unable to secure the required absolute...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sunday's elections in Brazil have sent the presidential race to a run-off round of voting to be contested between Dilma Rousseff (PT, Workers' Party) and José Serra (PSDB, Brazilian...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil's long-awaited elections will finally be held this Sunday, October 3rd, after eight years of rule by current president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, during which Brazil moved away from its...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – As the opinion polls continue to give presidential hopeful Dilma Rousseff a comfortable and steady lead, Brazil has been preparing for another four years under the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT, or...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – As the presidential campaigns hit the airwaves of Brazil's national TV channels, the opinion polls for the upcoming Presidential elections took a dramatic turn, indicating a sharp lead for Dilma Rousseff,...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – In the last of the three profiles of the leading presidential candidates, The Rio Times looks into the life and achievements of world-renowned environmentalist Marina Silva of Partido Verde (P.V., Green...
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