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Rousseff and Obama Need Each Other

The continental leaders can make strides on climate change, Cuba and trade.

She could use a hand from the U.S.

Photographer: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is in the U.S. this week, and she might be glad for the change of scenery. Back home, the economy is in recession, the government is beset by corruption, and her approval rating stands at a dismal 10 percent.

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