Topic: Dilma Rousseff
Brazil just launched a new, multibillion-dollar program to aid the 16 million Brazilians still living in extreme poverty. The program is the latest in an effort across Latin America to stamp out poverty.
07/07/2011 12:20 pm
Brazil’s Science and Technology Minister, Aloizio Mercadante, has called on the nation's most talented hackers to help understand how it was vulnerable to the recent LulzSec attack.
07/01/2011 10:03 am
The Brazilian Congress, which yesterday threatened to stop work if the president doesn't dole out pork, acts with impunity thanks to a culture of consensus that lets malfeasors off the hook, writes guest blogger Greg Michener.
06/29/2011 11:23 am
Brazil has proposed legislation to shorten prison sentences in exchange for taking classes. It could alleviate overcrowding in an overtaxed prison system.
06/13/2011 10:01 am
Latin America Monitor Scandal, inflation, and a murder suspect freed: a tough week for Brazil's president
Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff resigned over questions about his personal wealth, and now Italy is furious after Brazil's supreme court released a jailed Italian murder suspect and fugitive.
06/10/2011 01:13 pm
Latin America Monitor Wake for Brazil's 'greatest black activist' do Nascimento highlights racial progress
A diversity of Brazilians who turned out for the public wake of Abdias do Nascimento, who fought for black rights in a country that imported far more African slaves than America.
05/27/2011 04:16 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26
At least nine Latin American nations are developing drone programs, raising calls for a code of conduct that will assuage concerns over potential misuse.
04/20/2011 06:00 pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrived in China today accompanied by 300 business leaders on a visit aimed at boosting a growing economic partnership.
04/12/2011 03:43 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/11