AP Explains: Brazil court decision may free Lula da Silva
Friday, 8 November 2019 () SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s top court has delivered a ruling that could free inmates still appealing convictions, including former President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and others jailed in a sprawling corruption investigation known as Car Wash, or Lava Jato in Portuguese. The probe was praised for working to dismantle Brazil’s culture of impunity, […]
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emerged from prison on Friday and met a crowd of cheering supporters, after a federal judge ordered his release following a landmark Supreme Court decision. Freddie Joyner has more.