World Nov 08

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gestures after being released from prison, in Curitiba, Brazil November 8, 2019. Photo by Rodolfo Buhrer/Reuters
Brazil’s ex-president released from prison

The 74-year-old politician, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, is appealing his conviction of corruption and money laundering in connection with the purchase of a beachfront apartment in Sao Paulo state.

World Sep 02

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he wants to discuss Amazon fires at UN

The Brazilian Amazon saw 30,901 fires in August, the highest for the month since 2010, according to Brazil's National Institute for Space Research. The numbers have drawn international criticism over the government's approach to environmental issues and its pro-business agenda,…

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