After 18 months in prison, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pledged to bring the country back to the left.
Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro laments what he called the "criminal invasion" of the phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen behind bars.
Brazil's former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva is serving a 12-year sentence on a corruption and money laundering conviction. He and his Worker's Party maintain he is innocent,
US President Donald Trump has stepped up his attack on the federal probe into the alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, calling it a “rigged and disgusting witch hunt”.
Across Latin America justice is increasingly wielded to settle political scores. With increasing political polarisation the rule of law is suffering which does not bode well for the long term wellbeing of Latin American nations.
Convicted of corruption in Brazil's huge "Car Wash" graft scandal, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will learn on January 24 whether his appeal has been successful
Brazil's once hugely popular president questioned about alleged bribe taking from the Odebrecht construction giant. Lula, a frontrunner in the October 2018 presidential election says the corruption charges are concocted to prevent his return.
Brazil's top prosecutor alleged that some members of the Workers Party, including Lula and Rousseff, committed a series of crimes involving state-owned oil firm Petrobras such as cartel formation, corruption and money laundering.
Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a top contender to win next year's presidential election, is convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for accepting 3.7 million reais ($1.2 million) worth of bribes.
Hundreds of supporters of the former president filled the streets in the southern city of Curitiba to protest Lula's innocence, saying he is the victim of a political plot.
In an interview with TRT World, the former president of Brazil defends Dilma Rousseff, his protege, who was impeached in August. He also questions the elevation of Michel Temer to the presidency – and hints that he may run for another term.
The powerful politician is accused of receiving $1 million in graft but Lula says he is innocent.
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