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  • Saturday, November 9th 2019 - 10:59 UTC

    Hundreds cheer Lula da Silva as he walks from jail a free man

    Lula wearing a black T-shirt and suit jacket, pumped his fist in the air as he exited the federal police HQ in Curitiba and was mobbed by hundreds of supporters

    Brazil's icon Lula da Silva walked free from jail on Friday after a year and a half behind bars for corruption following a court ruling that could release thousands of convicts. The former president, wearing a black T-shirt and suit jacket, pumped his fist in the air as he exited the federal police headquarters in the southern city of Curitiba and was quickly mobbed by hundreds of supporters and journalists.

  • Sunday, December 31st 2017 - 06:26 UTC

    Lula's presidential ambition: on January 24 a Porto Alegre court will rule on his appeal

    The court in Porto Alegre said it will rule on his appeal January 24. That could decide whether Lula can take part in October 2018 presidential elections

    Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will learn in January whether a prison sentence against him is upheld, officials said, potentially knocking him out of next year's presidential election. Lula was sentenced in July to 9.5 years behind bars after being convicted of corruption in Brazil's huge “Car Wash” graft scandal.