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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil's presidential poll closest in a generation; incumbent Rousseff set to prevail

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by AFP

    ... 40 million Brazilians out of poverty in the past decade. Rousseff exuded confidence last week that she would defeat Silva and Neves. Rousseff has a huge party machine behind her as she seeks ...

  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil's Dilma Rousseff faces October 26 run-off against Aecio Neves

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 09:55am by AFP

    ... the PT's popularity for landmark social programmes that have lifted millions from poverty. The Neves family's brush with the presidency has been three decades in the making. Neves' ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Dilma Rousseff edges ahead in polls as Brazilians vote for new president

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AP

    ... programmes without saying how they would be bankrolled. Many admire the convent-educated Silva, who overcame childhood illness and poverty to rise in politics. She served 16 years in the Senate ...

  4. News - World - BRAZIL

    Shanty towns transformed into vibrant communities in Brazil

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo In Sao Paulo, a shanty town is transformed to provide decent housing for the urban poor From slum to vibrant community New hope is sprouting near a future Brazil 2014 World Cup soccer stadium, where a once crime-ridden sh ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Rousseff’s lead shrinks ahead of Brazil presidential polls

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:48am by Reuters in Brasilia

    ... surveyed believe that Rousseff will prevail and win a second-term. Rousseff is campaigning on the social improvement initiatives delivered by her party that have reduced poverty and lifted millions ...

  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil police clash as anti-World Cup protesters call for better public services

    Posted May 16th 2014, 05:16pm by AP

    ... a favourable spotlight on the country, showing advances over the past decade in improving its economy and pulling tens of millions out of poverty. ...

  7. News - World - BRAZIL

    Anarchist tactics grow amid Brazil protests

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:45pm by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... experts say it’s potentially more explosive because it feeds off deeper social unrest. It’s almost certain to affect Brazil’s World Cup and Olympics, they say. “The police, violence, poverty ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    World Cup fans will have to dig deep as prices soar in Brazil

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... coupled with social programmes have lifted around 40 million Brazilians out of poverty over the past decade. These new members of the lower middle class are now avid consumers in a country where ...

  9. News - World - BRAZIL

    Huge crowds in Brazil welcome Pope Francis back to home continent

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 08:03am by Reuters

    ... the city. Rousseff, a leftist whose Workers’ Party has been in power since 2003, said Brazil shared the pope’s concern for social justice, pointing to advances against poverty made by her ...

  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Mass protests in Rio over oil revenue bill

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 02:50pm by Reuters in Rio De Janeiro

    ... shape-shifting group that is a linchpin of the broad coalition that supports her ruling Workers’ Party. Rousseff has vowed to further Brazil’s efforts to reduce poverty, in part by redistributing ...



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