Brazil's first female president, Dilma Rousseff, was sworn in this afternoon in Brasilia. According to the latest poll, outgoing president Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silvia left office with an approval rating of 87% and 69% of the Brazilian population is hopeful of the upcoming Dilma presidency.
Dilma is expected to continue with Lula's policies. Here's a good article on her upcoming presidency. Here's more on her inauguration ceremony.