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  • Saturday, April 23rd 2016 - 10:51 UTC

    Rousseff's bid for international support backfiring

    “In the past, coups were carried out with machine guns, tanks and weapons, today all you need are hands that are willing to tear up the Constitution”, said Rousseff

    Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff from New York accused her political opponents as “coup mongers” and “conspirators” and insisted she would fight to the very end the impeachment process to remove her from office. But her attacks faced a solid defense in Brazil including from members of the Supreme Court who expressed concern the president was questioning Brazil's institutions before the world.

  • Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 09:04 UTC

    Rousseff enjoys a day at 'Google-land' before returning to real life in Brazil

    Dilma met with Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, who showed off one of the company's self-driving cars before sending her on a test drive.

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff capped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in Google Inc's self-driving car. Rousseff used her visit to strengthen ties with U.S. technology companies after visiting Washington, D.C. and New York City earlier in the week.

  • Wednesday, July 1st 2015 - 05:52 UTC

    Obama and Rousseff agree their nations are 'natural partners' and working on an 'upward trajectory'

    “I believe that this visit marks one more step in a new more ambitious chapter in the relations between our countries,” Obama said.

    President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sought Tuesday to cast their nations as “natural partners” collaborating closely on critical issues like climate and regional diplomacy, glossing over recent tensions over spying that have strained relations between the first and seventh world economies.

  • Wednesday, July 1st 2015 - 03:26 UTC

    Brazil celebrates the opening of the US market for its fresh beef

    Brazil expects to export 100,000 tons of beef to the US in the next five years. Abreu said the decision is like “getting a pass code” to access other markets.

    U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced Monday that it is amending its regulations to allow imports of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from (Argentina) and 14 states in Brazil. It's “the first step in a process for these regions to gain access to the U.S. market for beef”, the APHIS said in a statement.

  • Monday, June 29th 2015 - 06:08 UTC

    Loathed at home, Dilma Rousseff tries to rebuild image among US investors

    Rousseff, who arrived Saturday, kicked off her US visit by meeting Sunday in New York with a group of about 20 Brazilian business leaders.

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff met Sunday with investors in New York on the first day of a long-delayed US visit aimed at overcoming strains caused by the NSA spying scandal. Revelations two years ago that the US National Security Agency electronically eavesdropped on Rousseff's email and other communications prompted her to angrily call off an official visit to Washington that had been set for October 2013.

  • Thursday, May 14th 2015 - 08:34 UTC

    Rousseff expected at the White House next June 30: a long delayed bilateral agenda waits

    US Vice-president Joe Biden has been on the phone several times and attended Rousseff's inauguration last January.

    Next June 30 Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will visit Washington D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama, a highly anticipated event given tensions between the two governments over the past two years.

  • Sunday, April 12th 2015 - 08:06 UTC

    Obama announces Brazilian president Rousseff visit to Washington on June 30

    Obama made the announcement on Saturday during a bilateral meeting with Rousseff, on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama City.

    US President Barack Obama announced that Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff will visit Washington on June 30, almost two years after she cancelled a trip over a US spying scandal. Obama made the announcement during a bilateral meeting with Rousseff, on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama City.