Rousseff win rattles Brazil markets, focus shifts to economy | Reuters

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2014-10-27T16:22:49-04:00

Congratulations to the people of Brazil for choosing a decisively progressive social and economic platform.

"The "Brazilian model" has been adopted by center-left parties across Latin America and Rousseff's victory, however narrow, is a blow for conservatives in the region. ... she pledges to deepen social benefits while working to revive an economy that fell into recession this year. In her victory speech, Rousseff also renewed her calls for a political reform to reduce corporate influence in campaign finance and restore faith in Brazil's messy multi-party politics." Full story here.

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