Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
4 Aug 2018
Even behind bars, Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will secure his leftist party's nomination Saturday and continue to overshadow more likely candidates in the country's most...
12 Jul 2018
Brazil’s Supreme Court of Justice has denied 143 lawsuits file by private citizens seeking to free ex-President Luiz da Silva from jail.
10 Jun 2018
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva remains far ahead in a poll out Sunday of candidates in Brazil's October presidential election, even though he has been in prison for two months. Thirty percent of Brazilians would vote for Lula, who was president from 2003-2010, according to Datafolha pollsters. Lula, incarcerated at the federal police headquarters in…
17 May 2018
It is important for leaders and those aspiring to lead in Nigeria to pay attention to what is happening in other climes and how the law takes precedence even over those who are in leadership positions.
1 May 2018
Brazilian prosecutors have filed new graft charges against imprisoned Workers' Party founder and ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as well as the party's current chief.
9 Apr 2018
The dust is just settling after the dramatic jailing of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, but it could quickly be stirred up again -- the nation's Supreme Court could vote this Wednesday on a legal change potentially letting Lula back out. Given the traumatic lead-up to Lula's imprisonment to start his 12-year…
9 Apr 2018
Suicide, coup d'etat, impeachment, scandal or prison: get elected president in Brazil and you're almost guaranteed an unhappy ending.
8 Apr 2018
Brazil's leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva served the first day of a 12-year prison sentence for corruption Sunday, but was already hoping...
7 Apr 2018
Brazil's election frontrunner and controversial leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was negotiating the terms of his arrest for corruption...
6 Apr 2018
Ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a fallen giant of leftwing politics and still frontrunner in Brazil's October presidential elections, was deciding Friday whether to resist an order to surrender and start a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.
5 Apr 2018
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was almost sure to go to prison next week after a Supreme Court ruling likely doomed his plan to return to power in October elections, leaving Latin America's biggest country in a divided, angry mood Thursday.