ARTICLES RELATING TO DILMA ROUSSEFF

Dilma Out! Brazilians rage against president

2015-08-17 08:52

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation Sunday, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption and looming recession in Latin America's biggest country.

Brazil's Rousseff says won’t consider quitting

2015-08-13 12:32

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she would not consider quitting despite calls for her impeachment from opponents in Congress as the economy sinks and her popularity hits record lows.

US, Brazil pledge to up renewable energy

2015-06-30 21:02

The United States and Brazil have pledged to increase their share of renewable energy in electricity generation from sources other than hydro-power.

2014 SWC clean - Rousseff

2015-06-09 08:58

Dilma Rousseff insists there is no reason Brazil's hosting of the 2014 SWC should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal.

Petrobas scandal exacts economic toll on Brazil

2015-04-21 11:44

The biggest ever corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobas is causing bankruptcies among suppliers, with job losses mounting by the tens of thousands.

Brazil's Rousseff unveils anti-graft plan

2015-03-19 21:00

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has tried to get ahead of the storm of scandal bearing down on her presidency by unveiling a raft of anti-corruption measures.

Brazil's opposition calls for Rousseff probe

2015-03-18 10:00

Brazil's main opposition party says it would call on the Supreme Court to investigate the President's involvement in a corruption scheme at oil firm Petrobras.

Mass protests a big challenge for Brazil's Rousseff

2015-03-16 10:58

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces the biggest challenge yet of her young and turbulent second term, as hundreds of thousands of protesters take to the streets in more than 150 cities to demand her impeachment.

There was no way to uncover wrongdoing - Petrobas ex-boss.

2015-03-13 18:45

There was no way the state-run oil firm could have discovered the massive graft scheme that is adding to Brazil's economic troubles, says Petrobas ex-CEO.

Petrobras scandal pushes Rousseff to the brink

2015-03-12 09:10

President Dilma Rousseff can no longer count on a key ally in her ruling coalition, complicating efforts to stave off the roughest patch for Brazil's economy.

 

Brazil street protests demand Rousseff impeachment

2015-08-16 21:25

Protesters have taken to the streets of Brazil, kicking off nationwide rallies expected to draw hundreds of thousands demonstrating against corruption and economic slowdown, and calling for President Dilma Rousseff to step down.

Brazil's Rousseff popularity still falling

2015-07-21 16:09

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.

Rousseff aims to lure $64bn in infrastructure

2015-06-10 09:15

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled an effort to draw $64bn in private investment to build, upgrade and operate Brazilian infrastructure.

All SWCs must be probed - Brazil president

2015-05-28 07:54

Dilma Rousseff has called for all Soccer World Cups and football activities to be investigated.

Most Brazilians favour Rousseff's impeachment

2015-03-24 09:45

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has fallen to a new low and a majority of Brazilians now favour her impeachment, according to an opinion poll.

Rousseff declares war on corruption

2015-03-19 10:30

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has launched an anti-corruption offensive to counter rising discontent over a kickback scandal engulfing Petrobras.

Rousseff to survive Brazil protests, economy to suffer

2015-03-17 20:15

Protests against President Dilma Rousseff will make it harder for Brazil's finances to recover from a corruption scandal at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

1 000s march calling for Brazil president to resign

2015-03-16 08:17

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have marched peacefully in over 50 cities around the country to demand President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and to criticise government corruption.

Ex-Petrobras exec tells all in graft hearing

2015-03-12 19:00

Ex-Petrobras official told a congressional hearing that Brazil's ruling Workers' Party received up to $200m skimmed from contracts with the state-run oil company.

Brazil's leader urges patience amid scandal, economic woes

2015-03-09 12:52

President Dilma Rousseff has asked Brazilians for patience as the country deals with a flagging economy and a widening corruption probe involving the state-run oil company and dozens of top politicians.

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