WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Lana Jones reports.
President Dilma Rousseff, who took office at the beginning of last year, praised Massachusetts’s political history and dedication to education and said she anticipated that the partnership between Brazil and Massachusetts would become clearer and stronger in years to come.
“This is a state that has posted economic growth among the fastest growth rates in the country and an unemployment rate that is below the national average,” Rousseff said during her visit to the Statehouse. “It is above all truly a hub of education and innovation.”
Rouseff also acknowledged the state’s large Brazilian population during her remarks.
“Massachusetts can also be described as being one of the most Brazilian states of all U.S. states given the fact that the largest foreign community living in Massachusetts is made up by Brazilian countrymen and women,” Rousseff added.
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