Lula claims corruption charges are targeted to destroy him ahead of 2018 elections - MercoPress

“Like a soap opera intrigue, they created an epilogue: they elected Temer, removed Dilma from office... and now they want to destroy Lula's political life”. Wearing a red WP's shirt beneath a gray blazer, Lula recalled how social programs during his ...

Former Brazilian president Lula rejects corruption charges against him - International Business Times UK

The ex-president is accused of being the 'boss' of a huge corruption scheme that cost the state oil company, Petrobras. By Divya Kishore. September 16, 2016 08:07 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0 ...

Former Brazilian President Lula Denies Corruption Charges - TIME

He said if charges against him were proved, he would " walk to the police station and hand myself in." Lula, who was in power from 2003 to 2010, faces allegations of taking bribes disguised as favors from a company connected to the scandal-plagued ...

Brazilian prosecutors charge ex-president Lula as “commander” of Petrobras bribery racket - World Socialist Web Site

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have accused former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of having presided as the “maximum commander” of the massive corruption scheme that was responsible for siphoning an estimated $12.6 billion out of the ...

Brazil: Former President Lula da Silva Sobs, Compares Himself to Jesus over Petrobras Scam - Breitbart News

Federal prosecutors have charged former Brazilian president and potential 2018 presidential contender Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva with being the “boss” of a multi-million-dollar corruption scheme operating out of state-run oil corporation Petrobras. In ...

Brazil's Lula da Silva Says Criminal Charges Aimed at Reversing His Successes - Wall Street Journal

SÃO PAULO—A day after prosecutors labeled him the kingpin at the center of Brazil's largest-ever corruption scandal, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva fired back, saying criminal charges leveled against him are aimed at reversing gains made ...

Brazil's Lula says charges aimed at wrecking his political career - Reuters

The headquarters of Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) is pictured with the headquarters of oil company Petrobras reflected on its facade in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 10, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes/Files. By Natalia Scalzaretto | SAO ...

Brazil corruption: Ex-President Lula rejects 'prosecutors' lies' - BBC News

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says that he and his Workers' Party are victims of a sustained campaign by the country's establishment. Prosecutors on Wednesday filed charges against Lula and his wife, Marisa Leticia, over an ...

Lawyer's Powerpoint Slide Accidentally Creates A Classic Brazilian Meme - Forbes

The Olympics are over. The President has been impeached. The Speaker of the House has had his term thrown out. For a moment this week it looked like Brazil was facing a lull after months of tense, electrifying news. But just when you thought things ...

Brazil: Lula says prosecutors want to end his career - Aljazeera.com

Former president says allegations that he was the mastermind of a huge corruption scheme are "pure fiction". 15 Sep 2016 20:10 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Lula surrounded by supporters after his hour-long press conference ...

Brazil's Former President Charged in Petrobras Scandal - The New American

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (shown), popularly known simply as Lula, was formally and publicly charged by federal prosecutor Deltan Dallagriol with heading up a massive money-laundering and political-kickback scheme dating back to at least 2005. Lula and ...

Brazil's Lula Fights Back Against Charges in Impassioned Speech - Bloomberg

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fought back against charges of corruption and money laundering, a day after federal prosecutors accused him of directing the biggest corruption scheme in the nation's history. The former labor union ...

Brazil's Lula says charges aimed at stopping him running again - Reuters

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters after giving a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci. 1/2. left. right. Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets ...

Brazil's Lula facing corruption charges - UPI.com

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, is facing corruption charges filed by federal prosecutors on Wednesday who accuse him of taking part in the Petrobras bribery scandal. Lula was Dilma Rousseff's political mentor. She was impeached ...

Brazil: Ex-president Lula da Silva charged as Petrobras corruption 'boss' - Petro Global News

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Image courtesy of Valter Campanato/ Agência Brasil. Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged on Wednesday with spearheading a corruption scheme tied to Petrobras contracts.

Brazil ex-president Lula charged as 'top boss' of Petrobras corruption scheme - euronews

Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the country's ex-President Lula da Silva of being the 'top boss' in a giant kickback scheme at state oil company Petrobras. “Today the Federal Public Prosecution accuses Mr Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of being ...

Former Brazilian president Lula charged in massive corruption scandal - Washington Post

RIO DE JANEIRO — Prosecutors on Wednesday announced new charges against Brazil's most prominent politician, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, accusing him of controlling a multibillion-dollar corruption ring centered on state oil company ...

Brazil ex-President Lula and wife face charges in corruption scandal - BBC News

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a judge to file corruption charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. They accused him of being the "boss" of a huge corruption scheme that cost the state oil company, Petrobras, an estimated ...

Brazil's ex-president Lula indicted 'without evidence' for corruption - Times of India

SAO PAULO: In a development that will have long-term implications for Brazilian politics and also raise serious questions about the country's judicial system, a public prosecutor on Wednesday "denounced" former President Lula da Silva as the "general ...

Former Brazil President Lula charged with being leader of Petrobras corruption scheme - Splash 247

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva – widely known as Lula – was accused by a federal prosecutor on Wednesday with being the main organizer of the huge Petrobras graft scheme that has crippled the state oil firm, shamed the political ...