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Montevideo, April 23rd 2019 - 06:09 UTC

Tag: Lula Mujica meeting Livramento

  • Tuesday, March 20th 2018 - 08:16 UTC

    Lula begins tour of south Brazil and meets Mujica, but it was a bad day for both leaders

    Meeting with Mujica in the border town of Livramento was not that successful as expected. Again he was received by anti-Lula groups  (Pic AFP)

    Protesters interrupted the start on Monday of an election campaign tour by former Brazilian president Lula da Silva, who leads opinion polls but faces a lengthy jail sentence for corruption. Police had to intervene to separate some 150 protesting farmers and Lula's supporters in Bage, where the populist leader was starting a bus tour of southern Brazil ahead of October 7 elections.