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With his sentences annulled, Lula says he may run in order to defeat Bolsonaro

Eight of the 11 judges at the Federal Supreme Court decided to annul Lula’s sentences from the Lava Jato operation

What to expect in Peru’s general elections on Sunday

Ahead of the general elections in Peru on April 11, we look at the leading candidates, their backgrounds and their proposals to deal with the crises facing the country

Peruvian Congress impeaches President Martín Vizcarra; progressive forces call it a coup

The Peruvian Congress impeached Martín Vizcarra on a charges of corruption from his time as governor in 2011-2014. These charges have not been proven yet. Thousands have taken to the streets against the impeachment, calling it an attack on democracy

Vice-president of Ecuador Otto Sonnenholzner resigns

Sonnenholzner was the third vice president of Lenín Moreno during his four years in office

Peruvian Constitutional Court validates the dissolution of congress

The court declared President Martín Vizcarra’s decision to dissolve the congress constitutionally valid and announced that parliamentary elections will be held on January 26

Uncertainty looms over Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the National Congress, then the legislators retaliated and voted to suspend him

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

Demonstrations continue in Colombia demanding resignation of attorney general

Attorney general Néstor Humberto Martínez is accused of hiding information regarding bribes paid by Odebrecht to Colombian politicians to get the contract of a 2 billion dollars highway project

Colombians demand resignation of attorney general in Odebrecht corruption case

Néstor Humberto Martínez is accused of withholding information that links Colombian politicians with Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Before becoming attorney general, he was a lawyer for a firm that partnered Odebrecht

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