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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is negotiating the terms of his surrender to police, hours after a deadline set by a judge has passed and as his legal team files another request before the Supreme Court to …

Facing an order to begin serving prison time, former Brazilian president Luiz  Inácio da Silva has filed a last-ditch habeas corpus appeal and vowed to not surrender to police in Curitiba.

Lula was given 24 hours yesterday to turn himself

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been given 24 hours to surrender to police in order to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence.

Judge Sergio Moro, who first convicted Lula in 2017 on corruption charges, filed the …

Following a 6-5 vote in the Supreme Court (STF), former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has lost his habeas corpus appeal, meaning that he must serve time in prison while he appeals a corruption conviction.

The STF decision, …

Brazil is on a knife-edge as it gears up for a Supreme Court (STF) ruling expected today that will determine whether former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio ‘Lula’ da Silva is taken into custody.

Lula’s defense team has lodged a habeas

Four bullets were fired yesterday at two buses that form part of former Brazilian president Luliz Inácio Lula da Silva’s tour of southern Brazil, with members of Lula’s team accusing “fascists” of being responsible.

Following earlier attacks on Sunday involving …

Gustavo Arribas, the head of the country’s Federal Intelligence Agency (AFI), has received the backing of Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña after being been named by the Brazilian Federal Police as having received US $850,000 that they suspect are linked to …

After a full three days of work it’s time for yet another glorious weekend. All those in a favor of a permanent three day work-week say aye? (No changes to our salaries though, that would be completely out of the …

Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) has responded to the confirmation of the graft conviction against former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva by confirming his candidacy for the 2018 presidential elections.

An appeals court yesterday confirmed a graft conviction from …

Argentina posted a a trade deficit of US $8.47 billion in 2017, a new record for the country and the largest nominal trade deficit ever. As a percentage of GDP (-1.4 percent) the trade deficit was the largest since 1998, …