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

| October 27, 2014


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.


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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