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 (lo͞o′lə) Full name Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Born 1945.
Brazilian politician and union leader who served as president from 2003 to 2010.
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Lula moved to Homosassa in 1980 from Kokomo, Indiana but continued to be a summer resident of her native Marion until 2007.
Running mate and former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad will take his place on the October 7 ballot, according to Lula's Workers' Party.
Following hours of debate on Friday, Superior Electoral Court judges voted 6-to-1 against the 72-year-old Lula's candidacy, hours before television campaigning for the fall election began.
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's top electoral court has ruled that jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred from running in October's presidential elections.
Brasilia [Brazil], Sept 1 ( ANI ): Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is out from the presidential race in the next month's elections due to a corruption conviction.
"Lula can and will be a candidate," the party wrote on Twitter.
Though he is serving a 12-year sentence for corruption, the wildly popular leftist Lula, 72, continues to lead opinion polls ahead of October's election and has vowed his name will be on the ballot.
Further to Cordova's credit, the mistakes that middle-sister Alex made in the previous volume clearly have impacted the supernatural community, the family, and Lula herself; actions have consequences.
Or, bien qu'il lui soit reproche d'avoir recu un luxueux duplex en bord de mer de la part d'une entreprise de BTP en contrepartie de faveurs dans l'obtention de marches publics, Lula qui nie tout en bloc en invoquant l'absence de preuves, est toujours donne en tete des intentions de vote pour la presidentielle d'Octobre prochain.
Lula was found guilty of taking bribes from an engineering firm in return for help landing contracts with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.