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Brazil's Rousseff faces tough re-election bid
Recent poll shows incumbent president leading her closest rival Marina Silva ahead of voting on Sunday.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 03:38 GMT
Brazil's 'accidental' presidential candidate
Is Marina Silva the right choice for Brazil?
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Last updated: 23 Sep 2014 06:45 GMT
Brazil's Socialists name Silva as candidate
Environmentalist enters presidential race after previous candidate Eduardo Campos dies in plane crash.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 06:27 GMT
Analysis: Brazil's next president will be...
With an election set for next year, unofficial campaigning has already begun in the South American powerhouse.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 20:11 GMT
Women candidates to the fore at Brazil ballot
More women are contesting local elections than before amid steps for bringing about gender equality in political life.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2012 09:11 GMT
Time for a new geopolitical climate bloc
Durban could be a wake-up call for those who believed that Brazil would become a catalyst for environmental change.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 18:23 GMT
Stigmatising feminism in Latin America
Although more women than ever are leading Latin American countries, few of them base their campaigns on women's issues.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 12:54 GMT
Rousseff wins Brazil election
Ruling party candidate has defeated rival Jose Serra in vote and will become Brazil's first female president.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 09:33 GMT
Setting Brazil's agenda
The runoff phase of the country's presidential election has been shaped by a candidate who is no longer on the ballot.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 13:21 GMT
Abortion politics hit Brazil runoff
Presidential contenders Dilma Rousseff and Jose Serra court religious right, altering their positions on 'moral' issues.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2010 14:43 GMT
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