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Rousseff Completes Cabinet Nominations for Second Term

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced Wednesday, December 31st, the last fourteen names of her cabinet for her second term in office. The only new appointment in this last announcement will be Mauro Luiz Iecker Vieira, who starting January 1st, will head the Foreign Relations Ministry.

The other thirteen ministers, including Chief of Staff (Aloizio Mercadante), Justice (José Eduardo Cardozo), Health (Arthur Chioro), Human Rights (Ideli Salvatti), Labor (Manoel Dias) and Environment (Izabella Teixeira), have been asked to stay on.

Vieira is currently Brazil’s ambassador in Washington DC, and will . . .

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