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Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva  during a public press conference in Sao Bernardo do Campo. Photograph:  Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva returned to the political fray after the annulment of his corruption convictions, as he launched a(...)

Brazil’s Supreme Court voted on Thursday to overturn a ruling requiring convicted criminals to go to jail after losing their first appeal, allowing former president Lula to be freed. File photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty

A Brazilian federal judge has ordered the immediate release of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after the country’s supreme court paved the (...)

 Angel Montalvo and Emily Bench protest for the protection of the Amazon rainforest in front of the Brazilian consulate in Coral Gables, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the Amazon intens(...)

A supporter of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: the former president  denies all the charges against him and claims he is the victim of a judicial witch-hunt. Photograph: AP Photo/Eraldo Peres

The latest effort to free former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from jail failed on Tuesday night when Brazil’s supreme court voted aga(...)

Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attend a vigil outside the federal police offices in Curitiba, Brazil on August 31st, 2018. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer

It is day 354 of the Free Lula Vigil and about 50 activists are gathered in front of federal police headquarters in the city of Curitiba, where Brazil(...)

Supporters of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, display banners with text written in Portuguese that read “Free Lula” during a protest in front of the Superior Electoral Court, in Brasilia, Brazil on Friday. Photograph:  Adriano Machado/Reuters

Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled that jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred from running in October’s presidential electio(...)

Brazilian fans in in good voice watching  the World Cup game against Mexico in Three Spirits Bar & Grill, in Capel Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In Brazil, it is a toss-up who is the more famous: the actress Bruna Marquezine or her boyfriend Neymar, who despite being a professional athlete app(...)

Graffiti related to the Brazilian national football team, striker Neymar and the 2018 World Cup, in  Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Fabio Teixeira/AFP/Getty Images

On a drizzly winter afternoon there are few workers visible on the construction site that will eventually become the metro station serving Congonhas, (...)

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It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives at a courthouse  in Curitiba, Brazil, on Wednesday, to face graft charges. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters

Embattled former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appeared in a federal court on Wednesday to give his first direct testimony before a cr(...)

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