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Rousseff is running for re-election: turns on her twitter after three years of silence

Saturday, September 28th 2013 - 04:48 UTC
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Breaking almost three years of silence from her official Twitter account, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday sent a series of tweets joking with a famous parody account and defending Brazil’s economy. Read full article


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  • LatAm

    correction: a full time staff of 5 strategic twitter analysts turned on her account

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 11:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I am glad to see “she” was joking about the economy because the liar Mantega has manged to turn it into a fiasco of the first order.

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 01:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I think than is not yet time to change. “Dilma PRESIDENTE!”

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 04:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alvaro Gremista

    Brasileiro must be a bloody civil servant....quite typical from a tosser who remains almost every day inside an office.......for the vagabonds and leeches like him and others any change that will ever bring them more PT here!

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I'm not a public servant.

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ljordao


    Brasileiro is no doubt a dimwit, and Dilma is beyond pathetic. Her arrogance is so thick that she will not change course before crashing the country to the ground.

    Sep 28th, 2013 - 08:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Steve-33-uk

    More from the RG realm of fantasy...

    'Join Greenpeace to defend British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands! - Argentine's arrest Greenpeace members chance to try the approach of delicate Russian oil facilities, has caused quite a stir, as if it were martyrs. Many supporters of this organization have been deceived in their good faith. However, Greenpeace never addresses intervene against the exploration and exploitation of British pirates in Falkland waters. Moreover, not only strive to prevent your ecofascism the industrialization of peripheral COUNTRIES, but default collaborate with imperialism and colonialism and American English. All this under the guise environmentalist, but subsidized by large capitalist corporations...'

    Sep 29th, 2013 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Brazil needs to move away from the “rich” indebted. We do not need them. The standard of living and the level of their consumption is pure fiction. They can not sustain itself without enslaving other peoples.

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    8 Brasileiro

    Why do you keep posting this rabble rousing rubbish, is it to bolster your inferiority complex, because it doesn't impress me?

    NONE of the SA countries have fought a battle and won against a western army since god was a boy and I can see nothing to change that for the foreseeable future.

    The topic is the terrorist running for president.

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 03:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Who said anything about fighting? I speak of unity and self-esteem. Show armies are good for learning.

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 04:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    10 Brasileiro
    “Show armies are good for learning.”

    No, they are not. These things mislead people into thinking they have a chance against REAL armies like the British or American ones: they do not.

    There is a real risk that Dilma might have her head turned by all this nonsense and think that just because she has a nuclear powered submarine (eventually) it would be capable of taking on an Astute class sub or one of the American boats. It will not. It takes decades of dedicated training and submariners plus the best technology available (which this thing won't be) to do that.

    She has obviously been misled by her advisors. To safeguard drill rigs the last thing you want is a nuclear sub. You would be better with one of the advanced diesel boats which can run almost silently on batteries once submerged in close quarter dangers like fouling rigs. Generally nuclear boats are much too long.

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 07:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I'll tell you a secret to: I do not care for you! 'll see if I'm on the corner.

    Idiot ChrisR!!

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 07:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 12 Brasileiro

    What does “'ll see if I'm on the corner.” mean?

    Surely you must know if you are on a corner?

    And I do know what I am posting when it comes to sub warfare, and Brazil has the wrong sub for oilfield defence.

    Check out steam pump speed rates to prevent saturating the steam section with liquid water when the sub goes to flank speed and the effect on noise production and therefore passive sonar detection by any “enemy” sub!

    BOOM is what it can mean for your sub when a HE torpedo hits it. Don’t forget the effect of a modern UK or USA torpedo on the enemy: one hit and the target sub is usually dead. I don’t think your new sub has a titanium double hull, does it?

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 10:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I found: research in YT in portuguese: “Refinaria Abreu e Lima”

    Sep 30th, 2013 - 10:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 14 Brasileiro

    Excellent, thank you.

    Good size plot with a large tank farm most of which appear to be low height reinforced concrete construction. Done properly these are much better than bolted steel.

    The UK is also using this construction, with an impermeable liner for high pressure methane storage at the receiving ports.

    Pity we couldn’t see much of the crackers so I could not tell what the products were going to be. No doubt we will find out later.

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 06:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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