Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff attends an inauguration ...
Feb 6th, 2012
(Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff attends an inauguration ceremony for Agnaldo Ribeiro, the Minister of Cities, in Brasilia February 6, 2012. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS) -
A Chinese-Brazilian satellite launched by China on Monday failed to reached its planned orbit and likely fell back to Earth, Brazil's Ministry of Science said. The satellite was the fourth in a series designed to monitor land use in Brazil, including forest cover in the Amazon basin. Brazil's space program is seeking to reduce the country... [Full Article]
Congratulations to 2008 and 2012 also-rans Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, both of whom will be the subjects of upcoming TV/Netflix shows, one of which looks like it might be the best of this rapidly-growing genre. Her new show is called Amazing America with Sarah Palin and is on something called The Sportsman Channel. On the show, Palin will "ta... [Full Article]
Costa do Sauipe (Brazil) (AFP) - Just ahead of Friday's World Cup draw, Brazil starlet Neymar and 2002 champion Ronaldo engaged in a little Twitter tiki-taka with President Dilma Rousseff. "The eyes of the world are on Brazil," tweeted Dilma, to kick off the online encounter. Before the other two could get their challenges in, Dilma ... [Full Article]
Bras√≠lia (AFP) - Already boasting more than two million followers of her Twitter account, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday inaugurated a page of her presidential palace on Facebook. "Hi, I invite you to join the page of the Planalto palace -- the Brazilian presidency -- on Facebook, " she said in a video posted on the new ... [Full Article]