By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff's government is increasing funding for the landmark Minha Casa Minha Vida (My House My Life) program by R$1 billion in 2014. The move, which will funnel R$15.77 billion into the government-sponsored housing credit initiative, according to O Globo, is an attempt to shore up support for Rousseff in an election year.

The report indicates that, at a time when support for Bolsa Família . . .

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