A judge in Brazil yesterday ordered the transfer of jailed leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
to a prison in Sao Paulo, citing the inadequacy of the current facility.
Summary: Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Apr 27 (ANI): Criticising the current leadership in Brazil, the country's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
on Friday said that the South American nation is being governed by a "bunch of lunatics" or "crazy people".
Imprisoned former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
abandoned his party's presidential bid on Tuesday, weeks before an election in which he was considered a front-runner, CNN reports.
The hunger strikers are denouncing the social policies adopted by the current administration and the country's court system, and are demanding the release of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
, a former president currently serving a prison sentence for corruption.
The congress of the Brazilian left-wing Workers' Party (PT) on Saturday announced that it would nominate former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
, currently serving a jail term on corruption charges, its candidate for the October presidential vote, Sputnik reported.
Rio de Janeiro As many as 80,000 of people rallied at the"Free Lula"festival in Rio de Janeiro overnight into Sunday to demand the release of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
from prison, event organizers said.
FORMER Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
has been taken into custody after a tense showdown with his supporters.
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil -- Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
defied an order to turn himself in to police on Friday, instead hunkering down with supporters at a metallurgical union that was the spiritual birthplace of his rise to power.
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.
She soon became involved with Lula da Silva
's Workers Party.
Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday the country's top prosecutor is seeking permission to investigate former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
for alleged connections to political corruption at Petrobras, the state-owned oil company that has long been a key funder of government policies.