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Brazil’s ex-President Lula ends standoff & surrenders to police

By ethan / April 7, 2018

Brazil’s former President Lula da Silva has ended a 24-hour standoff between his supporters and federal authorities and has turned himself in to begin serving a 12-year sentence on corruption charges, which he is still appealing. Da Silva had remained inside the Metal Workers Union’s headquarters in Sao Paulo, surrounded by hundreds of supporters, ever […]

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Brazilian court issues arrest warrant for ex-President Lula

By ethan / April 5, 2018

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been ordered to turn himself in by Friday afternoon to begin serving his 12 year sentence, after an appeals court authorized his immediate arrest on a conviction for graft. The arrest warrant was issued by Brazilian federal Judge Sergio Moro on Thursday, a day after Supreme […]

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