Brazil's top electoral court barred jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in this year's presidential election because of his corruption conviction.
Court says the popular leftist politician—currently in jail—cannot participate in the country's upcoming presidential vote because of a 12-year-sentence for corruption and money laundering.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was registered as a candidate for the next election by his party despite serving a 12-year sentence for corruption.
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