Brazil's left-leaning leader Dilma Roussef was re-elected to office over her rival Aecio Neves:
Oh well, more investment inflows for India then, since the rest of BRIC is seen as having dimming economic prospects. India is considered the lone star among BRIC nations right now:
I still can't get over the fact that all the same culprits shrieking against "evil right-wing" politicians in Asia -- I'm talking about NYT, Economist, Financial Times, etc -- have been just as loudly shrieking against Leftist politicians in Latin America. Ah, the imperial imperatives of the Atlanticists. How frustrated they must feel right now.