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We shared our predictions on last week’s podcast for the Brazil elections and…drum roll please…Dilma Rousseff is Brazil’s new president-elect after defeating her opponent Jose Serra, the former governor of São Paulo, with 56 percent of the vote to 44 percent.
“My mission is to eradicate poverty,” Dilma Rousseff said after the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal declared her the winner in Sunday’s runoff election, according to CNN.com.
This shows that Brazilians voted strongly in favor of continuing the economic and social policies of the popular president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, according to the NYT.
How did Brazil get their new voting machines to the most remote villages in the Amazon?
This week: 287(g), the child custody case in Brazil and those Puerto Rican bus drivers.
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