Geopolitics: Brazil’s president has to make her mark

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (photo:dpa)
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (photo:dpa)

Dilma Rousseff was an unknown until picked by President Lula da Silva to be his successor. Now she needs to create her own team and emerge from the former president’s shadow to establish her government, explains GIS guest expert, Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva in this special report on Brazil.

DILMA Rousseff was elected Brazil’s first woman president on the back of an economic boom. Now she needs to stamp her own mark on her government and ensure prosperity continues.


She was almost unknown when picked by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as his chosen successor. He was the man behind the good times in Brazil after two terms as pre...

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