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  • Tuesday, May 14th 2024 - 20:51 UTC

    BRICS Bank comes to Rio Grande do Sul's rescue

    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will chair the NDB until July 2025

    The Shanghai-based New Development Bank (NDB) will grant funding worth R$ 5.7 billion (US$ 1.1 billion) to rebuild the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul still grappling to recover from the unprecedented storms since April 29, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday. The NDB, also known as the BRICS Bank, will release the money through a partnership with the Banco do Brasil (BB), the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social - BNDES), and the Regional Development Bank of the Far South (Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul - BRDE).

  • Friday, March 22nd 2024 - 19:27 UTC

    Buenos Aires Governor Kicillof turns to BRICS for financial help

    During the videoconference, Kicillof (R) explored the possibility of the province getting a loan from the NDB

    The governor of the Argentine province of Buenos Aires Axel Kicillof Thursday held a video conference with BRICS bank chairwoman and former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to “strengthen collaboration ties and discuss investment opportunities” for the country's largest territory, according to a statement from the Peronist/Kirchnerite leader's office.

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 10:23 UTC

    Honduras wants to join BRICS bank

    President Xiomara Castro formally made the request during a meeting with Dilma Rousseff

    During her six-day visit to China, Honduran President Xiomara Castro formally asked BRICS' New Development Bank (NBD) Chairwoman Dilma Rousseff for the Central American country to join the entity, it was reported in Shanghai. A technical delegation of the Honduran government will travel in the coming days to initiate the process.

  • Monday, June 5th 2023 - 12:45 UTC

    Argentina closer to becoming a member of BRICS and their Development Bank

    According to the Argentine delegation sources, Rousseff gave Massa the news at the meeting they held at NDB headquarters in Shanghai .

    The board of the BRICS-led New Development Bank (NDB) will hold a vote for the incorporation of Argentina in August, the entity’s president Dilma Rousseff told Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa currently in China with a numerous delegation in search of money for an almost depleted Central Bank

  • Monday, May 29th 2023 - 10:50 UTC

    Venezuelan president lands in Brazil

    Maduro had last been in Brazil in 2015

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who often canceled his appearances at the last minute, arrived Sunday in Brasilia for Tuesday's South American Summit hosted by Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The last time Maduro visited the continent's largest country was in 2015 for the presidential inauguration of former President Dilma Rousseff.

  • Friday, April 14th 2023 - 10:00 UTC

    Lula visits BRICS development bank and Huawei's tech center

    For the first time, a development bank with global reach was established without the participation of developed countries in its initial phase

    Brazilian President Lula da Silva on Thursday in Shanghai visited the headquarters of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) and Huawei's technology development center. At the NDB, Lula met with NDB President Dilma Rousseff, and delivered a speech to the staff. It was the first time that a head of state had paid a visit to the bank.

  • Sunday, April 2nd 2023 - 11:43 UTC

    Dilma Rousseff elected head of BRICS New Development Bank seated in Shanghai

    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was “unanimously” elected as the head of the New Development Bank (NDB), a multilateral financial institution set up by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) countries. Rousseff, 75, succeeds her fellow Brazilian Marcos Troyjo, at the Shanghai-headquartered bank.

  • Saturday, March 25th 2023 - 10:26 UTC

    Former Brazilian President Rousseff to chair BRICS Bank

    Rousseff participated in the founding of the NDB in 2014

    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been elected Friday to head the New Development Bank (NDB), also known as the BRICS Bank to replace Marcos Troyjo, who had held the post since July 2020. Rousseff will remain at the helm of the Shanghai-based financial institution until the end of Brazil's mandate in July 2025. Each BRICS country (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) chairs the bank for rotating five-year terms. She will take office later next week during President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's visit.

  • Friday, December 9th 2022 - 10:11 UTC

    Lula to announce some of his future ministers Friday

    Former Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira  (L) is expected to return to the Itamaraty Palace

    Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva is expected to announce some of the names that will make up his cabinet once he takes office on Jan. 1 on Friday just before the quarterfinal football match between the South American country's national team and that of Croatia at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

  • Wednesday, August 17th 2022 - 09:19 UTC

    Tense moments mark ceremony at Brazil's TSE

    Bolsonaro pretending not to hate De Moraes and Dilma not talking to Temer drew all eyes Tuesday at the TSE

    Brazilian former Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva (PT), Dilma Rousseff (PT), Michel Temer (MDB), and José Sarney (MDB) Tuesday sat opposite the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and the members of the Supreme Federal Court as Alexandre De Moraes was sworn in Tuesday as the Superior Electoral Court's new Chief Justice.