Sunday, October 31, 2010

First Woman President Ever in Brazil

Brazil Elected their first female president.

Dilma Vana Rousseff born December 14, 1947, is an economist and politician of Brazil. She was appointed Chief of Staff by President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva in June 2005, becoming the first woman to assume the position. Rousseff was Lula's designated successor and the winning candidate in the 2010 presidential election.
She is a former Marxist guerrilla who was tortured and imprisoned during Brazil's long dictatorship was elected Sunday as president of Latin America's biggest nation, a country in the midst of an economic and political rise. Visit her Wiki page for more.