Ecuador’s Electoral Dispute Court reverses the suspension of Rafael Correa’s party

Ex-president Rafael Correa and members of his political alliance celebrated the decision, though roadblocks to political participation remain

Rafael Correa terms prison sentence an act of political persecution

Rafael Correa was sentenced to eight years in prison on bribery and corruption charges. The former president condemned the verdict and called it a measure to prevent him from running in the 2021 presidential elections

Ecuador’s Rafael Correa sentenced to 8 years in prison on bribery and corruption charges

Following the verdict, Correa has been barred from electoral politics for 25 years. The former president condemned the decision and termed it a bid to prevent him and his allies from contesting the presidential elections next year

Lula Is Free.

Ana Paula Vargas and Vijay Prashad reflect on the importance of the release of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from prison and what it means for Brazil and Latin America

Brazilian court postpones habeas corpus hearing for Lula

The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to postpone the habeas corpus hearing which requests the disqualification of former judge Sérgio Moro

The next steps in the defense of Lula

The case will be heard in two Brazilian courts and in the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations

Do you know why Lula is in prison?

Learn more details about the process that brought the greatest people’s leader in Brazil’s recent history to prison

Lula convicted in new case, sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

Trial court judge convicted Brazil’s ex-president for graft and money laundering; defense to appeal decision

Brazil’s chief justice strikes down ruling that could have set Lula free

Dias Toffoli struck down a ruling by his colleague Marco Aurélio Mello ordering the release all prisoners jailed before exhausting all remedies. Mello responded that only a full court could overturn his decision

Lula: The injustice committed against me is an injustice against the Brazilian people

Granma offers readers an exclusive interview with Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, leader of the Workers’ Party of Brazil

Lula’s manifesto to the people of Brazil

On Wednesday, April 4, the Supreme Court of Brazil (STF), rejected the habeas corpus presented by the defense of ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. A few days later on April 7th, Lula turned himself in to the Federal Police of Curitiba and has remained behind bars in the headquarters of said police force. Last week Lula’s presidential campaign for the elections in October was launched and the Workers’ Party … Read more…

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