Brazil’s Rousseff may be in real trouble

At a recent meeting of prominent economic and political analysts from across Latin America, I was surprised to hear Brazilian economist Paulo Rabello de Castro make a bold forecast: that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won’t win this year’s elections.

When I heard him say that, I smiled, and joked to him that if he turns out to be right, he will become Brazil’s most famous political forecaster, because virtually all polls agree that Rousseff will be re-elected in the October elections.

But when I read a poll titled ‘Brazilian discontent ahead of the World Cup,’  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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