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Jun 29, 2015
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Brazil needs Dilma 2.0 to shine on U.S. visit


The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has one core task to achieve on her visit to New York next week. The statist policies of her first term, together with falling commodity prices, helped tank Latin America’s biggest economy. She has adopted a more market-friendly persona during the first six months of her second term – but U.S. investors need convincing it’s real.

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