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Brazil bars jailed ex-president da Silva from running in October

/ Sep 1, 2018

Brazil bars jailed ex-president da Silva from running in October

A majority of justices on Brazil's electoral court voted late Friday to bar ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in October's presidential election, virtually ending any chance that the front-runner will get on the ballot. The decision, although long expected, leaves tens of ...

Brazil' ex-President Silva convicted

/ 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 ...