Carmen Lucia

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Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva attends a campaign rally to launch his presidential candidacy for the upcoming October elections, in São Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

When an appeal court upheld the corruption conviction of former Brazil president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva last month, leaders of his Workers’ Party w(...)

Brazil’s president Michel Temer receives military honours during a ceremony in Brasilia, Brazil, last Friday. Photograph: AP/Eraldo Peres

Like a political potboiler that grows more implausible with every instalment, Brazil’s political crisis risks veering out of control. An intricate sto(...)

President of Brazil Michel Temer has vehemently denied the accusation of spying. Photograph:  Igo Estrela/Getty Images)

Brazil’s long-running political crisis risks descending into open conflict between its leading institutions after a dramatic weekend that started with(...)