Foreign Investors Eye Rousseff As Brazil Tries To Right Itself

By Carolina Bolado (November 13, 2014, 9:04 PM EST) -- Foreign investors are watching closely for new opportunities in infrastructure development and other investments as newly re-elected Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tries to set South America's economic powerhouse — and South Florida's top trading partner — back on a growth trajectory, attorneys said at a conference in Miami on Thursday.

Rousseff, who was re-elected Oct. 26, will have a difficult time in her second term without the support of Congress and with an economy that is gradually deteriorating, according to former Brazilian ambassador to the United States Rubens Barbosa, who spoke at an Akerman LLP-sponsored U.S. Latin America Legal Summit in...

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