President Rousseff Announces Cabinet For Second Term

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil announced on Tuesday, December 23rd, thirteen new cabinet members for her second term, which begins on January 1st. In November Rousseff had already named her economic team, and the President is expected to release the name of the other cabinet members next week after the Christmas holidays.

One of the most controversial appointments was Senator Katia Abreu to head the Agriculture, Livestock and Supply . . .

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