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 the affairs of Brazil’s state […]

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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 giant Odebrecht in the forms […]

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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 that he was “angry and […]

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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 for alleged implication in graft […]

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