- Dilma Rousseff, first-ever female president, takes office in Brazil
- Brazilian government allocates US$ 419 million to Rio de Janeiro flood relief efforts
- Brazil officially nominates Dr. Jose Graziano da Silva for Director-General of FAO
- Brazil invests over US$ 1.4 billion in international cooperation projects from 2005-2009
- Brazil to provide housing to Rio de Janeiro flood victims
Dilma Rousseff, first-ever female president, takes office in Brazil
This Saturday, Brazil inaugurates its 36th President, Dilma Vana Rousseff, first-ever woman to lead the country. In the ceremony to be held in Brasilia this afternoon President Rousseff will delivery her speech to the Brazilian population.
Photos of the inauguration ceremonies can be downloaded free of charge at http://www.flickr.com/brazil_portal (English description) and http://agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/web/ebc-agencia-brasil/ultimasfotos (Portuguese description).
The media can also follow @brazil_portal on Twitter to receive updates from the inauguration ceremony.
Background on the new cabinet under President Rousseff, including bios for each appointed minister, will be available beginning January 2, 2011 at Portal Brasil.