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 Apr 08

Still popular, Brazil’s Lula starts serving jail sentence

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.

World Apr 05

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks at a rally in January 2018. File photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters
Brazil’s top court rules against da Silva on prison

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…

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…