Thousands of demonstrators in Brazil have protested against the appointment of Ignacio Lula da Silva to the government. The cabinet post offers him some protection from prosecutors who've charged him with corruption and money laundering.
With six months to go until Brazil's presidential elections, the judiciary is taking a tough stance against corrupt politicians. Political outsiders are set to benefit in the upcoming vote. Thomas Milz reports from Rio.
Prison, or the presidency? Brazil's judiciary will decide the political fate of ex-President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday. The country is bracing for a political earthquake.
Brazil's Supreme Court is set to decide whether former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will start serving out a 12-year jail term. Thousands want to see him behind bars, and even the military has weighed in.
He was once a president celebrated abroad and loved at home. Now he is a convicted criminal. Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's life is in shambles.
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