Dilma Rousseff sworn in as President of Brazil

January 19, 2011

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Dilma Rousseff and former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Getty Images News/Handout).

Earlier this month, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, was sworn into office. She follows in the footsteps of her mentor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Now, she’s facing floods and mudslides that killed over 600 people. We get analysis from Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center.