People came out in droves in Brazil’s capital Brasilia to protest President Dilma Roussef’s appointment of former President Lula da Silva as her chief of staff. Roussef is already the target of an impeachment attempt.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has arrived in prison to start a 12-year sentence. Amid chaotic scenes, the popular leftwing figure gave himself up to police after three days holed up in his metalworkers union stronghold.
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.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has missed the deadline for turning himself in to authorities. Lula has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption.
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.
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