• Brazil's Popular Leader Lula on Trial: a Guide to What's Next

    6 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, one of the most popular leaders the country has ever had, is a defendant in five criminal cases. In one, a verdict could come any day on allegations of money laundering and corruption. Lula still leads opinion polls in a hypothetical presidential race. A guilty ruling upheld by an appeals court would bar him from launching another bid for the nation's top job.
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