Dilma Rousseff Elected Brazil’s First Female President

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“I want to thank all Brazilians for this moment and I promise to honor the trust they have shown me.”

— DILMA ROUSSEFF, speaking to supporters in Brasilia after being elected Brazil’s first female president on Sunday; Rousseff was the hand-picked choice of current President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is extremely popular (via MSNBC)