Tag Archives: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Ex-Brazilian president to be investigated over riots

Jair Bolsonaro faces a probe after his supporters stormed government buildings Brazil’s Supreme Court approved a request from the prosecutor general’s office on Friday to investigate former president, Jair Bolsonaro, on suspicion of inciting riots in the capital. On Sunday, Bolsonaro’s supporters stormed and looted buildings in the capital, Brasilia, …

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Lula da Silva sworn in as Brazil president

Brazil officially has a new but familiar president as Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in for the third time. The politician, known as Lula, had held Brazil’s highest office between 2003 and 2010. He enters office having defeated Jair Bolsonaro in October with concern surrounding the inauguration ceremony …

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Brazilian presidential rivals head to runoff

The election authority has announced that neither candidate secured a majority in Sunday’s election Following the first round of Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, it was announced that none of the candidates were able to secure a majority. A runoff between former President Lula da Silva and incumbent Jair Bolsonaro …

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