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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 to investigate ex-President Lula da Silva

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 12:30

Prosecutors in Brazil will open an investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over allegations of corruption for the first time.

Brazil top attorney denies Silva investigation

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 08:32

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`s Lula to face investigation

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 16:14

A top Brazilian newspaper is reporting that popular former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be investigated for allegations that he knew about a massive cash-for-votes scheme, the nation`s biggest corruption scandal.

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.

Former Brazilian Prez backs India as UNSC permanent member

Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012, 21:37

India should find a permanent place in UN Security Council to reflect the surge of developing econhomies over the developed world, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacia Lula Da Silva said.

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.

Ex-Brazilian president fears losing voice

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 11:15

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

Last Updated: Monday, March 12, 2012, 12:05

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