Porto Alegre, Brazil, Jumada I 07, 1439, January 24, 2018, SPA -- A Brazilian court on Wednesday confirmed a corruption conviction and nine-and-a-half-year prison sentence that had been handed to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
, according to dpa.
The central bank of Brazil has frozen the assets of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
after he was recently convicted on corruption charges.
The world in pictures with Daily Post Head of Images Hadyn Iball | Demonstrators celebrate the decision to convict former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
SAO PAULO: Brazilian police Thursday arrested Guido Mantega, a former finance minister under presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
and Dilma Rousseff, as part of the investigation into the vast Petrobras corruption scheme, media reported.
Summary: Brazilian prosecutors Wednesday denounced former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
as the "general" in command of a vast corruption scheme at state oil company Petrobras aimed at keeping his leftist Workers Party in power.
A top judge in Brazil filed an injunction Friday night blocking former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
from becoming chief of staff to President Dilma Rousseff, minutes after the ex-president rallied tens of thousands of supporters behind Rousseff.
Leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
was sworn in as President chief of staff on Thursday amid a deepening political crisis as protests against his appointment continued for a second day and a judge sought to block the move.
7 ( ANI ): Prosecutors in Brazil will open an investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
over allegations of corruption for the first time.
The remarks apparently represent a policy switch under President Dilma Rousseff, after her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
planed to add some 50 reactors.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday extended an offer for "any medical assistance" Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
might need in his fight against throat cancer.
The 63-year-old takes the helm of Latin America's largest nation, which has risen both financially and politically on the world stage under outgoing leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
The inauguration will take place on Saturday at the senate's headquarters where Rousseff will take office as Brazil's first female president, succeeding Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva