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Brazil`s first black Supreme Court president resigns

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:36

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 22:38

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'

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 17:55

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 13:29

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: allegations against ex-leader to be probed

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 23:17

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 11:21

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

Brazil`s former president undergoes radiation

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 12:37

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 14:11

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

Last Updated: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 11:11

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

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

Last Updated: Monday, December 20, 2010, 11:47

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

Brazil recognises Palestinian state

Last Updated: Saturday, December 04, 2010, 20:49

Brazilian Prez has recognised a Palestinian state within 1967 borders.

Brazil`s Lula denies looking to be next UN chief

Last Updated: Friday, July 02, 2010, 10:14

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