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Thirteen Former Latin American Presidents Warn Of Severe Threat To Democracy In Ecuador – OpEdThirteen former Latin American presidents issued a statement on September 19 expressing their "deep concern over decisions adopted by the Ecuadorian authorities" to exclude political parties from..
US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, VenezuelaMIAMI (AP) — A major U.S. asphalt company agreed to pay $16.6 million in fines while pleading guilty Tuesday to federal charges that it paid millions in bribes to officials in Brazil, Ecuador and..
Brazil’s once-mighty Workers’ party faces reckoningEx-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s promises of a PT comeback in 2022 are met with scepticism
Lula da Silva: US 'always behind regime change' in Latin AmericaFormer Brazilian president discusses his country's response to COVID-19 and US involvement in Latin American affairs.
How The Iranian Revolution Inspired Turkish Islamism – AnalysisBy Svante E. Cornell and M. K. Kaya* The Iranian Islamic revolution of 1979 had important implications throughout the Islamic world, and Turkey has been no exception. The two countries’..
Brazilian Feminism And Patriarchal Politics – OpEdAfter the election of Jair Bolsonaro as the president of Brazil, there has been a systematic strangulation of feminist politics and a corresponding rise in androcentric authoritarianism. The incendiary..
Brazil’s Lula warns virus could cause ‘genocide’ under BolsonaroFormer Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has called for the impeachment of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, warning that his fierce opposition toward coronavirus restrictions could..
AP Interview: ‘Lula’ says Bolsonaro a disaster amid pandemicSAO PAULO (AP) — In home isolation just months after his release from jail, Brazil’s former leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Wednesday that President Jair Bolsonaro needs to change his..
Only Connect: The Survival And Spread Of Organized Crime And Latin America – AnalysisBy Ivan Briscoe and David Keseberg* Legend has it that Pope John Paul II, during his visit to Guatemala at the height of that country’s civil war in 1983, handed down a highly undiplomatic refrain..
Paris makes former Brazil president Lula an honorary citizenParis city hall made Brazil's former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva an honorary citizen on Monday, in a likely blow to his political enemy President Jair Bolsonaro whose relationship with France has..
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Bolsonaro Controversies Mask Economic Progress In Brazil – AnalysisBy Yigal Chazan* Just over a year into his term in office, far-right Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s illiberal views have continued to fuel controversy – yet his economic policies appear..
Brazilian president raps papal attitude toward Amazon (Gallup)Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro criticized Pope Francis for suggesting in Querida Amazonia that “the Amazon is his, the world’s, everyone’s.” Bolsonaro, who has upheld the property rights..
Ex-Brazilian leader da Silva meets the pope, gets blessingVATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met Thursday with Pope Francis at the Vatican, received a papal blessing and said the two discussed prospects for a “more..
Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro witnesses R-Day Parade at RajpathThis is the third time that a Brazilian President was the chief guest at the Republic Day. The last time a Brazilian President was the chief guest was in 2004 when Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attended..
Why Brazil president's visit is important for IndiaBolsonaro will be the third Brazilian president to serve as chief guest on Republic Day, after Fernando Henrique Cardoso in 1996 and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2004.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes In BrazilAward-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald has been accused of hacking the cellphones of Brazilian prosecutors and public officials in a criminal case launched on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors charged..
Brazil's Lula faces new indiction for corruptionBrasilia [Brazil], Dec 27 (ANI): The federal police here on Thursday indicted former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in another case of corruption and money laundering.
Brazil's Lula plays in friendly football matchBrasilia, Dec 23 (IANS) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been convicted twice in corruption cases, played in a friendly soccer match with his biggest allies to celebrate..
Brazil Senate advances bill that could put Lula back in jailBrazil's Senate took a step on Tuesday toward restoring mandatory imprisonment for convicts after they lose their first appeal, a move that could return former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da..
Brazil inquiry targets Oi, Vivo over deals linked to Lula's sonBrazilian authorities widened a political graft investigation to target telecom firms Oi and Telefonica Brasil on Tuesday over alleged irregular payments to a company part-owned by the son of..
Brazil ex-president, out of jail, vows to make ‘lives hell’SAO PAULO (AP) — A fired-up former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, freshly out of jail, vowed to fight Brazil’s far-right government and the forces he says unjustly incarcerated him, saying he..
Six Reasons Why The Most Hated Politician In Latin America Became President Of Brazil – OpEdBy Jean Vilbert* Jair Bolsonaro is likely to be the most despised politician in Latin America. At least among a certain portion of the population. Some say he is the “Trump of the tropics” —..
With da Silva out of prison, Workers’ Party seeks strategySAO PAULO (AP) — As Brazil’s largest leftist party gathers to plan the future, a figure that has dominated its past looms ever larger. Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is the unquestioned..
News24.com | WATCH | Brazil's freed leftist leader Lula calls to continue 'the fight'Brazil's left-wing leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has urged his followers to continue "the fight". *WATCH NOW.*
Morales' exit stymies comeback for Latin America's leftThe sudden resignation of Bolivia's Evo Morales sent shockwaves throughout Latin America, where the indigenous leader had been the last survivor among a wave of leftist leaders swept to power two..
Brazil reform process can withstand Lula release, regional tensions - Treasury SecretaryThe recent release from prison of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and upsurge in political instability across Latin America will not hinder Brazil's economic reform process, a..
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Back to jail, or run for president: the legal maze facing Brazil's LulaIn allowing Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to walk out of jail last week, Brazil's Supreme Court has blown open a legal labyrinth that could see the leftist former president return to prison just as easily..
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In Brazil, newly freed Lula sets up clash with Bolsonaro's right-wingBrazil's former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday attacked right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro for impoverishing working Brazilians and vowed to unite the left to win the 2022 elections in a..
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Freed from jail, Brazil's ex-president says left can win in 2022Freed from his cell, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told thousands of jubilant supporters Saturday that the left can take back Brazil's presidency in the 2022 election.
Freed Brazilian ex-president Lula rallies jubilant supportersBrazil’s left-wing leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva returned to his trade union stronghold on Saturday, delivering a fiery speech to throngs of celebrating supporters a day after walking free from..
Freed Brazilian ex-President cheered at union headquartersSAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has arrived at a union headquarters, a day after being released from prison. Da Silva was expected to give..