July 9, 2014

World Cup Loss Threatens Dilma's Reelection

Nery & Cruz, Worldcrunch

The Associated Press

What will be the political and economic reverberations of Tuesday's historic humiliation of Brazil’s soccer team? The government of President Dilma Rousseff is already on alert, fearing that the national bad mood left by the 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany may deepen the already rather bleak Brazilian economic forecast, and have an impact on the upcoming presidential election slated for October.

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