Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Adverse judgment against Brazil’s ex-president was fundamentally based on the testimony of one plea-bargaining executive
Trial court judge convicted Brazil’s ex-president for graft and money laundering; defense to appeal decision
The Brumadinho dam burst, the most recent instance in Vale’s long list of regulatory violations, has resulted in 121 deaths so far, with the number expected to rise
Cesare Battisti, who has been in exile since 1981, was granted refugee status by former president Lula da Silva as a humanitarian gesture. He is accused of being involved in four murders, a charge he has denied.
From terror plots to national security threats, political dissenters faced several charges and labels for raising their voice and questioning excessive power