Étiquette : graft

Brazil court docket upholds ex-president’s graft conviction

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Widely popular former president Luiz Inacio « Lula » da Silva has been banned from running in elections this year after an appeals court upheld corruption-related convictions. Opinion polls suggest the former leftist leader would win October’s general elections comfortably. He vehemently denied the corruption charges and said he is the victim of a political…

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