Brazil`s first black Supreme Court president resigns

Brazilian judge Joaquim Barbosa, the first black to head the country`s Supreme Court, has resigned from the post after a year and a half, the Senate speaker said Thursday.

Return of Lula as Brazil``s president unlikely, but possible

It`s the catch phrase of the moment in Brazil`s capital, seen on posters and even a few bumper stickers: "Come back, Lula."

'Brazil protests won`t mar World Cup'

Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says the likelihood of widespread protests during the FIFA World Cup will not threaten the tournament`s success.

Brazil protests hits top literary festival

The fallout from the recent wave of protests that shook Brazil was felt even in the bucolic colonial town where the country`s main literary festival was in full swing.

Brazil top attorney denies Silva investigation

A newspaper reported that Attorney General Roberto Gurgel had decided to open the investigation into Brazil`s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Brazil: allegations against ex-leader to be probed

Brazil`s attorney general says he will investigate claims that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva knew about a cash-for-votes scheme in Congress.

Brazil`s ex-president wants Chavez to find his successor

Brazil`s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has suggested Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez should start looking for a successor.

Ex-Brazilian president fears losing voice

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said he was more afraid of losing his voice than dying from cancer.

Brazil`s ex-president Lula released from hospital

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is undergoing radiation therapy for larynx cancer.

Brazil`s Lula treated for fatigue from chemotherapy

Brazil`s popular former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was hospitalized on Saturday for exhaustion resulting from chemotherapy.

Brazil: Lula treated for fatigue from chemotherapy

Brazil`s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, remains in good health, but the radiation therapy has inflamed his throat.

Brazil`s former president undergoes radiation

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to undergo daily outpatient radiation sessions Monday through Friday for the next 6-7 weeks.

Lula probed for administrative misconduct: Official

Brazilian prosecutors said they
were opening a case against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for administrative misconduct and were seeking to
block his assets.

Lula weeps in last speech as Brazil President

Brazilian President steps down on Saturday as his successor is inaugurated.

Lula could run again in 2014: Brazil`s chief of staff

Brazil`s popular outgoing President hands power to Dilma Rousseff on Jan 1.

Brazil recognises Palestinian state

Brazilian Prez has recognised a Palestinian state within 1967 borders.

Brazil`s Lula denies looking to be next UN chief

Brazil`s leader has rejected reports that he wants to become next UN chief.

Brazil`s president fined for early campaigning

Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was fined for campaigning for his chosen successor well before such promotional activities were permitted.

Brazilian President rules out return to presidency in 2015

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva emphatically ruled out the possibility of seeking a return to the presidency in 2015, as long as his favoured candidate wins October elections to choose his successor.

Brazilian Prez to undergo tests after health scare: Aides

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will undergo health tests in a cardiac clinic this weekend, after a brief hospitalisation for high blood pressure, aides said on Friday.