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Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

World / Crime & Legal Jul 13, 2017

Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering — a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of this Latin American country's sprawling graft investigation. Former President Luiz Inacio ...

Brazilian police question former president in corruption probe

World / Politics Mar 5, 2016

Brazilian police question former president in corruption probe

Brazilian police hauled former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from his home and questioned him for about four hours Friday in a sprawling corruption case involving state-run oil company Petrobras that has already ensnared some of the country's most-powerful lawmakers and businessmen. The once-immensely ...