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A Brazilian federal prosecutor has opened an investigation into allegations that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was involved in a vote-buying scheme in Congress that led to the conviction of close aides for corruption. The federal
Prosecutor to Analyze Testimony by Suspect About Former President Published: January 9, 2013 The prosecutor general, Roberto Gurgel, said Wednesday that he would analyze testimony in which a businessman convicted in an embezzlement and vote-buying
A top Brazilian newspaper is reporting that popular former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be investigated for allegations that he knew about a massive cash-for-votes scheme, the nation's biggest corruption scandal...Paulo newspaper reports
Topics Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks after receiving the Indira Gandhi Prize during a ceremony at India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi November 22, 2012. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula
former Lula aide Dirceu jailed Jose Dirceu (right) was one of President Lula's closest advisers The Supreme Court in Brazil has sentenced a top aide to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to 10 years and 10 months in jail.
The one-time right-hand-man of popular former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty on a corruption charge by a majority of 10 Supreme Court justices Tuesday, who ruled he orchestrated a widespread cash-for-votes scheme that
Brazil's Supreme Court began deliberations Thursday in a case involving a cash-for-votes scheme in the legislature that could tarnish the legacy of hugely popular former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and the ruling party.
Brazil corruption trial from Lula era set to start The Supreme Court in Brasilia will be the focus of intense media attention Brazil's Supreme Court is set to begin the trial of 38 people in a corruption case that rocked the government of the then
Analysis & Opinion Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva embraces his wife Marisa before leaving of the Sirio Libanes Hospital in Sao Paulo in this November 1, 2011 handout photo. Doctors in charge of throat cancer treatment for former
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (C) and his wife Marisa (2nd R) talk to doctors at Sirio Libanes Hospital, where he will be treated for throat cancer in Sao Paulo, October 31, 2011. Brazil's popular former President Luiz Inacio