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…

Economy Sep 30

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Paul’s Full Interview with Pres. Lula da Silva

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…

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