How will Brazil's new president shape the country?
Dilma Rousseff of the governing Workers' Party has been elected president of Brazil. What does this mean for the future of the country?
Ms Rousseff is the first woman to be elected as president of the country, succeeding president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Ms Rousseff, who had never before held elected office, used her victory speech to say that she would work to eliminate poverty.
She also said that her election as the country's first female leader was a sign of the democratic progress Brazil had made.
Are you in Brazil? What challenges does Ms Rousseff face? Can she shake off the shadow of Lula? Is it significant that a woman has been elected as president?
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