Brazil President on Time’s 100 list

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff talks with Chinese premier Wen Jiabao on a recent visit to China.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff joins Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. In a glowing article, former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet notes that Rousseff is the first woman to govern Brazil. Bachelet praises Rousseff as “a courageous fighter who stood up to its former military dictatorship and has dedicated her life to building a democratic alternative for development, social equality and women's rights.”