Mr Lula

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Brazilian presidential candidate for the Workers’ Party (PT) Fernando Haddad speaks to the press during a campaign rally in Belo Horizonte,  on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

Brazil heads into one of its most bitterly polarised elections ever on Sunday with the far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro surging in fina(...)

A favela in Rio. Brazil needs a political and economic rebirth.

Brazil is in economic, political and moral crisis. This is not my judgment. It is the judgment of a former senior official I have known for decades. (...)

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(...)

Voting during municipal elections in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, on Sunday. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Brazil’s Workers Party suffered its worst-ever result at the polls as voters used Sunday’s local elections to punish it for a deep recession and a se(...)

A file photograph  of then Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva posing with his hands full of oil on October 28th, 2010, as he takes part in a Petrobras publicity event. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was briefly detained for questioning on Friday in a federal investigation of a vast corruption sc(...)