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Two ex-Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff charged in fraud scheme

September 6, 2017 3:38 pm
Two ex-Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff  charged in fraud scheme

Former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (R) and Dilma Rousseff attend the funeral of former foreign policy advisor Marco Aurelio Garcia, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Two former Brazilian presidents have been formally charged with obtaining illegal money in a large-scale probe into […]

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Ex-Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silvafaces 6th trial over corruption

August 2, 2017 10:30 pm
Ex-Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silvafaces 6th trial over corruption

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (photo by AFP) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces a sixth trial on graft charges related to a sweeping political kickback scheme involving state-owned companies. A federal judge announced on Tuesday that Lula, as he is widely known, would […]

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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sentenced to 9.5 years in jail

July 13, 2017 12:53 pm
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sentenced to 9.5 years in jail

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for corruption and money laundering. Federal prosecutors made the ruling on Wednesday, accusing Lula da Silva of receiving more than one million dollars […]

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Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces new corruption charges

December 15, 2016 10:30 pm
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces new corruption charges

Former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Photo by AFP) Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been confronted with fresh allegations of criminal charges linked to the massive embezzlement scheme at state-owned Petrobras oil company. Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused Lula of taking bribes from the construction […]

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Hundreds rally in Brazil’s Sao Paulo to urge imprisonment of ex-president Lula da Silva

October 24, 2016 9:30 am
Hundreds rally in Brazil’s Sao Paulo to urge imprisonment of ex-president Lula da Silva

Hundreds of people have rallied in Brazil’s Sao Paulo to demand the imprisonment of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for alleged corruption. The participants in the Sunday demonstration held up an effigy of Lula da Silva in a prisoner’s outfit and waved Brazilian flags.         […]

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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rejects graft charges in corruption scandal

September 15, 2016 8:38 pm
Former  Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rejects graft charges in corruption scandal

This image shows former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on September 9, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has defended himself against allegations of involvement in money-laundering and corruption. The former president said in Sao Paulo on Thursday […]

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Brazil prosecutors file corruption charges against former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

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Brazil prosecutors file corruption charges against former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gives a speech in Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 9, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Prosecutors in Brazil have filed charges of involvement in money-laundering and corruption against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his wife. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday indicted the couple […]

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