Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Brazil's First Woman President Sets Her Agenda

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil—In her first televised speech since wining the presidential election, Dilma Rousseff, the next head of state of Brazil, praised current President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and emphasized women's rights. She also promised to respect freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and human rights, but above all, she will work to eradicate poverty, reported O Globo.

“We cannot rest while there are hungry Brazilians and while poor children are abandoned to their own luck,” said Rousseff. “It is about an abyss in a developing Brazil.”

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