Brazil's Rousseff says Chavez death 'irreparable loss' | Bangkok Post: news

News > World

Brazil's Rousseff says Chavez death 'irreparable loss'

- +

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called Hugo Chavez's death "an irreparable loss" on Tuesday and hailed him as a "great Latin American" and "a friend of the Brazilian people." 

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff takes part in a meeting at Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, on February 27, 2013. Rousseff called Hugo Chavez's death "an irreparable loss" on Tuesday and hailed him as a "great Latin American" and "a friend of the Brazilian people."

"We recognize a great leader, an irreparable loss and above all a friend of Brazil, a friend of the Brazilian people," she said before leading a minute of silence at a meeting with rural leaders in Brasilia.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments