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.
By Mario Lobao, Diane Jeantet, Associated Press
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva woke up in jail Sunday, in a stunning fall from grace for a man who rose from nothing to lead Latin America's largest nation and later became engulfed in corruption allegations.
By Mauricio Savarese, Peter Prengaman, Associated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's top court voted narrowly in the early hours Thursday to turn down an attempt by former President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, a decision that…
By Peter Prengaman, Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
With Brazil's global status on the rise, the United States is re-evaluating its approach to Latin American policy. Margaret Warner reports on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to several South American nations.
By Business Desk
Editor’s note: We were only able to air sections of Paul’s wide-ranging interview with Brazilian President Lula da Silva at the G-20 late last week. In the interest of letting viewers see Lula’s complete takes on global warming, the situation…
In an interview with Paul Solman from the G-20 meeting in Pittsburgh, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva clarifies his infamous remarks on 'blue-eyed' bankers and weighs in on where emerging markets like Brazil fit in the global economy.
Brazil is on track to become an economic powerhouse in the 21st century, but gaping social inequalities still plague this country of 187 million. Simon Marks offers the first in a series of reports from Brazil on the country's economic…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
An agreement between the United States and Brazil, signed Friday, would promote alternative fuel technology in an effort to expand international production of ethanol and reduce reliance on oil imports.
President Bush arrived in Brazil on Thursday, the first stop on a five-country tour of Latin America aimed at improving U.S. standing in the region. Margaret Warner speaks with analysts about trip and the obstacles the president faces.
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