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Brazilian Left pushing hard for referendum to stop rightward slide

The referendum would authorize new elections for October, but this depends on first defeating the efforts of the right to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office.

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Brazil Chamber of Deputies votes to impeach Rousseff, but struggle isn’t over

The much anticipated vote on the impeachment of Rousseff took place in a raucous atmosphere of shouting, pushing and posturing. 

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Brazil: Amid coup talk, massive demonstrations for and against Dilma

Mass demonstrations took place Mar. 14 in a number of Brazilian cities in support of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party.

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Brazil’s communists: Dilma’s reelection sets stage for “historic advance”

The chair of the Communist Party of Brazil, Renato Rabelo, discusses the reelection of Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party to the presidency of Brazil.

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff re-elected in close vote

Rousseff won most of Brazil's  26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.

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First round election results in Brazil leave left hopeful

On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.

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Cuban doctors attend to Brazil's underserved

The 400 Cuban doctors are part of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's "More Doctors" program joined, by several hundred physicians from Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal and 1096 from Brazil itself.

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Brazil protests: some background

All last week, major Brazilian cities were the sites of massive youth protests.

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Brazil protests continue with 50,000-strong cathedral rally

Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of Sao Paulo again on Tuesday night.

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Brazil probes dictatorship's human rights abuses

Brazil's government will now investigate human rights violations committed by the right-wing military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.

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