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Tag: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

  • Tuesday, April 23rd 2024 - 20:56 UTC

    Lula soothes his links to the Lower House

    There are “no differences that cannot be overcome,” Lula insisted

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva discussed his meeting last Sunday at the Alvorada Palace with House Speaker Arthur Lira over breakfast with reporters in Brasilia Tuesday morning saying that their differences were normal.

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  • Monday, April 15th 2024 - 23:59 UTC

    Brazil and Argentina have much in common despite opposing presidents

    Argentina's relations with Brazil are a state policy, Mondino said at a press conference alongside Vieira

    Foreign Ministers Mauro Vieira of Brazil and Diana Mondino of Argentina met in Brasilia on Monday for talks aimed at bringing South America's two largest countries closer together, despite the opposing views of presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Javier Milei, especially on each other.

  • Tuesday, April 9th 2024 - 20:38 UTC

    Lula joins diatribes against Elon Musk

    Musk is going to have to use a lot of the money he has to help preserve the environment, Lula warned

    Although he did not mention him by name, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva targeted X owner Elon Musk when he warned that billionaires must learn to preserve the rainforest. Lula made those remarks during an event at the Planalto Palace announcing funding worth US$ 145.8 million to combat wildfires and achieve the 2030 goals.

  • Tuesday, April 2nd 2024 - 20:07 UTC

    Bolsonaro lawsuit against Lula dismissed

    Lula (R) cannot be targeted for his statements as president, the judge ruled

    A court in Brasilia on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by former President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle, demanding that President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva retract his statements that furniture was missing from the Alvorada Palace when he returned there last January. The Bolsonaros had also requested R$20,000 (US$3,953) in damages.

  • Thursday, March 28th 2024 - 19:32 UTC

    Brazil's newest sub christened before Lula and Macron

    The Brazilian submarines are bigger than the original French Scorpene model from which they derive

    Presidents Emmanuel Macron of France and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil Thursday visited the Itaguaí Naval Complex, the facilities in the State of Rio de Janeiro where the Tonelero (S-42) submarine -a joint undertaking between the two countries- was christened by First Lady Rosângela Lula da Silva.

  • Wednesday, March 27th 2024 - 19:28 UTC

    Brazil and France sign key deals during Macron's visit

    Macron was welcomed by Lula. He will spend 3 days in Brazil on his first official trip to the South American country. He is due back later this year for the G20 Summit

    Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Emmanuel Macron launched Tuesday in Belém a € 1 billion investment bioeconomy program for the Brazilian Legal Amazon as well as for the part of the Amazon within French Guiana to raise funds through public and private investments over the next four years, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Thursday, April 12th 2018 - 09:08 UTC

    Sixty Brazilian members of Congress added Lula to their names

    The head of the party, Gleisi Hoffman will now be known as Gleisi Lula Hoffman in official Congress documents and on the electronic voting board

    More than 60 Brazilian members of congress from the opposition Worker's Party have formally changed their names. They have added the name 'Lula', after Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was jailed last weekend.

  • Thursday, April 5th 2018 - 09:16 UTC

    Supreme Court rejects Lula's petition: must start prison term

    By 6 votes to 5, the court gave its negative verdict to the habeas corpus presented by the defense, which argued that Lula should not yet comply with the sentence

    The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil (STF) decided to reject the judicial appeal filed by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to appeal while in freedom to a sentence for corruption that remains pending, so the former president should enter the prison and begin compliance of the sentence.