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.
It`s the catch phrase of the moment in Brazil`s capital, seen on posters and even a few bumper stickers: "Come back, Lula."
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.
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.
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 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 former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has suggested Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez should start looking for a successor.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said he was more afraid of losing his voice than dying from cancer.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is undergoing radiation therapy for larynx cancer.
Brazil`s popular former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was hospitalized on Saturday for exhaustion resulting from chemotherapy.
Brazil`s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, remains in good health, but the radiation therapy has inflamed his throat.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to undergo daily outpatient radiation sessions Monday through Friday for the next 6-7 weeks.
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.
Brazilian President steps down on Saturday as his successor is inaugurated.
Brazil`s popular outgoing President hands power to Dilma Rousseff on Jan 1.
Brazilian Prez has recognised a Palestinian state within 1967 borders.
Brazil`s leader has rejected reports that he wants to become next UN chief.
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 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 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.
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