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Dilma Rousseff on the campaign trail

Dilma Rousseff is a sure bet for Sunday's election, thanks to the support of President Lula

Over the past decade Brazil has become a major player on the world stage. Under President Lula, the country has become an economic powerhouse, whilst its fast-growing military and uranium enrichment programme (currently further ahead than that of Iran), highlight the government’s desire to ensure that Brazil remains a global power. But, as Nathan Shachar reports in this month’s Prospect, Latin America’s largest economy is still…

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