Brazil’s President Rousseff on Social Media For Workers’ Day

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Shunning away from the traditional speech always given on national TV on International Workers’ Day, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff announced this year she would be speaking to the population through social media on May 1st. Through her Facebook account, Brazil’s President wrote of the accomplishments of her government in relation to workers’ rights, especially when it comes to the minimum wage.

“In March of this year I sent to Congress a bill which would guarantee minimum wage increase policies until 2019,” she told followers on her Facebook page . . .

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