Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
28 Mar 2018
Three shots were fired Tuesday at buses in the campaign convoy of former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is again running for the presidency, but no one was injured, the leader of his Workers Party (PT) said.
23 Mar 2018
Brazil's top court on Thursday delayed until April 4 a decision on whether ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should go to jail if he loses an appeal next week.
7 Mar 2018
A top Brazilian court rejected a bid by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to stave off prison Tuesday, ruling he can be arrested if his 12-year jail sentence is upheld on appeal.
31 Jan 2018
Brazil's fiery left-wing former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, retains a strong lead ahead of presidential elections despite his conviction on graft charges, according to an opinion poll Wednesday.
25 Jan 2018
A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday upheld ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption, dealing a body blow to his hopes of running for re-election this year.
24 Jan 2018
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva awaited Wednesday the outcome of his appeal against a corruption conviction -- a ruling that will effectively determine if he can run for re-election this year.
17 Aug 2017
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarks on his most audacious challenge yet: to recapture the presidency -- and avoid prison.
27 Jul 2017
There are so many reasons Nigerians should pay attention to the way Brazilians are dealing with impurities in their body politics. There is quite a lot to learn from the South American country about the power of citizens.....
12 Jul 2017
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted of graft on Wednesday, becoming the biggest scalp yet in a sprawling political corruption probe engulfing Latin America's largest economy.
10 May 2017
Brazil's former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva flew into the southern city of Curitiba on Wednesday for a corruption trial that could doom his bid to return to power in 2018.
2 Feb 2017
The wife of Brazil's embattled former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was declared brain dead on Thursday, doctors in Sao Paulo said.