APRNEWS - Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison for the first time in seven months on Wednesday as he faced questioning over corruption and money laundering in relation to the wide-ranging "Car Wash" graft probe.
You are hereBack to top
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
REUTERS - The U.N. Human Rights Committee, a panel of independent experts, on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to exercise his political rights as presidential candidate.
AFP - A former shoeshine boy and steelworker who rose to become one of Brazil’s most popular presidents, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s downfall has been just as dramatic.
At 72, the lifelong fighter finds himself on the ropes following a Supreme Court ruling that could see him soon sent to prison.
AFP - The Brazilian appeals court that upheld a corruption conviction against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has dimmed his chances of running for office again but not killed them.