President Lula da Silva compared candidate Dilma Rousseff to a mother and recommended, if elected, to always think about the poor. Lula da Silva and Ms Rousseff participated in a political rally Friday night in the metropolitan Sao Paulo.
Brazil reported the third straight month of slower job creation in July, reflecting the slowdown of the economy in the second quarter after a massive 9% year-on-year growth in the first quarter of the year. Traders say this increases the likelihood central bank policy makers may leave interest rates unchanged in their next meeting.
The Brazilian presidential candidate for the Workers’ Party ruling coalition, Dilma Rousseff underwent this week a battery of exams and tests at Sao Paulo’s most advanced hospital confirming she has overcome the lymphoma detected last year.
Brazil has overtaken Canada and Spain to become the world’s eighth largest economy, relegating Spain to ninth place, Spanish newspaper Expansión reported Wednesday.
Three major candidates for the Brazilian presidency joined the first online debate Wednesday, which was followed by an estimated 50 million people and less than two months before ballot day, October 3.
Brazil’s wealthiest man, Eike Batista paid the equivalent of 285.000 US dollars for the inauguration suit of President Lula da Silva when he first took office in January 2002. The sale was part of a charity auction to collect funds for a famous Sao Paulo favela (shanty town) that goes by the name of Paraisopolis, (Paradise City).
Brazilian presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff widened her lead to 11 percentage points over opposition candidate Jose Serra, putting her in position to win in the first round of the October election, according to an Ibope poll published by the TV Globo network.
An election law from the era of Brazil's dictatorship past which forbids making fun of candidates has caused concern ahead of the countries October 3 presidential election and a possible run-off at the end of October.
Brazilian presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff has an 11 percentage point lead over former Sao Paulo Governor Jose Serra before the country’s October elections, according to an Ibope poll published by TV Globo network and O Estado do Sao Paulo newspaper.
Brazil's government managed oil giant Petrobras CEO admitted Monday that minor conservation problems exist on some of the company's platforms in the Campos Basin, off the country's south-eastern coast.