Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,  former president of Brazil, greets supporters in São Paulo in April 2018. Was leading in the polls last year to win another presidential term even after he went to jail. Photograph: Lalo de Almeida/The New York Times

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva , who was jailed in April on a corruption conviction, was sentenced on Wednesday to nearly 13 mor(...)