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Brazil’s President Is Ousted, But The Country Won’t Be Rid Of Government Corruption

The country has too many corruption scandals to count and the man taking over for her, Vice President Michel Temer, has also been accused of illegal activity.

Lauren Holter | August 31, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

10 Countries That Have Elected Women Into The Highest Office

This week, Brazil got its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who was formerly the energy secretary and chief of staff to President Luiz Inácio da Silva. Taking 56 percent of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 2, 2010 - 1:30 pm