Marina wanted to a NUN, ended up in the Sea of Brazil

The Brazilian Socialist Party plans to launch environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next week, replacing party leader Eduardo Campos who was killed in a plane clash, a senior party official said on Saturday. The PSB, as the party is known, has agreed to rally around a Silva candidacy after she pledged to honor the party's program and its regional alliances, said Beto Albuquerque, a party congressman from the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. "She will be the PSB … [Read more...]

TOP 5 Most Powerful Women 2014

#1: Angela Merkel, fresh off a sweeping reelection last fall, Chancellor Merkel made headlines when she accused the U.S. National Security Agency of tapping her cell phone. Her accusations, along with revelations that the NSA may have been surveilling her since 2002, led to a White House order that the nation's data privacy protections be extended to non-Americans. Despite this tension, she has continued to be a crucial ally to the U.S. on global issues such as the crisis in Ukraine. The … [Read more...]

Dilma Rousseff : Brazil's first Female President – Celebrating her Inauguration!

  A Celebration of Women is elated to share with the Women of our World, the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff. ...the Success of a dynamic Woman in Brazil knows how to Take Action!        BRASILIA, Brazil – Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's first female president Saturday, capping a rapid political trajectory for the career technocrat and former Marxist rebel who was imprisoned and tortured during the nation's long military dictatorship. Rousseff, 63, takes the helm of Latin America's … [Read more...]

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